Category Archives: Readings & Events

IF IT’S SPRING, IT MUST BE TIME FOR ANOTHER READING!

Welcome to Spring! Finally! I’m delighted to report that I’m doing my semi-annual (Spring) reading in only a matter of days – May 8th to be exact – at my favorite venue, the Cornelia Street Café, 6 pm.  Please come … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THIS MAN? A POET? A NOVELIST? A SOOTHSAYER?

Phil Miller is a poet who often writes like a novelist. Please don’t think I’m downgrading him; as a novelist, I mean it as the highest compliment.  It’s not meant to diminish his poetic chops.  Please!  About those skills there’s … Continue reading

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ANOTHER READING! MARCH 6!

Same place, same time, but different day of the week. At the Cornelia Street Café on Tuesday, March 6, 6-7:30 pm, I’ll be reading new selections from my picaresque novel-in-progress, PROBLEMS OF TRANSLATION (and possibly a short story selection). This … Continue reading

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A FESTIVAL OF FICTION SEPTEMBER 26TH

Hey, guys! Sorry it’s been so long since my last post, but my excuse is I’ve been busy writing other stuff!  Mainly my novel, Problems of Translation, on which I’ve completed eleven chapters since the spring, some of whose passages … Continue reading

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NOW HEAR THIS! NOW HEAR THIS! VIDEOS AND AUDIOS ABOUND!

Stay tuned for an important announcement . . . Which is, that all of you who did not attend my last reading at the Cornelia Street Cafe (October 19) can now enjoy the experience anyway, minus the fellowship and the … Continue reading

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A Brand New Reading – October 19!

I had intended my first post after reconstruction of my blog (it was vandalized by hackers) to be about something esoteric and intellectual — books, for example. And Lord knows I’ve read some good books in the last few months: … Continue reading

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A VALENTINE’S DAY READING . . . ALMOST

Come one!  Come all!  I hereby invite anyone within the sound of my voice or the range of my words to hear me read pieces selected just for Valentine’s Day!  Well, the reading won’t take place exactly on Valentine’s day … Continue reading

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HOPEFUL READING IN THE DEAD OF WINTER

And suddenly – in the chill of winter (when are we actually going to get some chill?), as wise men traveled from afar, guided by a shining . . . (woops! wrong story!) lo, there was Jim’s reading! The next … Continue reading

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“MYSTICISM AND POLITICS” — SOUNDS LIKE A MISQUOTE?

One evening over thirty years ago I was sitting at my kitchen table, probably tearing my hair out over bills I couldn’t pay, when the phone rang. An unfamiliar woman’s voice asked, “Is this Dr. Story?” My caller was a … Continue reading

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READING AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE, WHAT A BLAST!

First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who came to that wonderful venue known as the Cornelia Street Café last week to hear me read. It was a sizeable crowd and a warm one, and all who came seemed … Continue reading

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