Instance Press & Lunar Chandelier Press Feature, Friday, May 31, 2013

Screen shot 2013-04-25 at 9.58.23 AMOn Friday, May 31 at 7:30 PM Counterpath hosted an Instance Press & Lunar Chandelier Press Feature, with readings by Jack Collom and John Godfrey.

Jack Collom (born November 8, 1931) is a beloved Colorado poet, teacher and essayist. His multitude of books include Blue Heron & IBC, The Fox, Arguing with Something Plato Said, Red Car Goes By: Selected Poems 1955-2000, Exchanges of Earth and Sky and Situation Sings (with Lyn Hejinian). He has been anthologized in countless magazines and collections in the United States and abroad, from Best Poems of 1963 to The Best American Poetry 2004.  His most recent book of eco-lit essays and poems, Second Nature, is a best seller at Small Press Distribution and a finalist for the Colorado Book Award.

John Godfrey is a long time veteran of the poetry life in the Lower East Side (NYC), having lived there since the 1960s. He has published 13 books of poetry and chapboooks, most recently Tiny Gold Dress (Lunar Chandelier Press, 2012), Singles and Fives (Fewer and Further Press, 2012) and City of Corners (Wave Books, 2008). He recently retired as an RN clinician in HIV/AIDS. He gave a talk on the paintings of Alex Katz at a forum on that artist’s work at Yale University.