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Twitter & Verse November 8, 2013 – Posted in: Twitter & Verse

Welcome to Twitter & Verse our weekly roundup of our most popular tweets and a poem : Twitter Must see – These Rolling Bookmobiles Are Cooler Than Your Local Libraries | @io9 http://ow.ly/qwjbc  Is the future of ebooks about to be decided by a judge in East Texas? | @melvillehouse http://ow.ly/qtHZe  The first 24-hour library vending machine in the United States has arrived, it cost $200k and it lives in Oklahoma http://ow.ly/qwaDM  Mapping a Literary City…

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Some LitCrawl Love October 29, 2013 – Posted in: Content

Last week I had the pleasure of being able to attend Seattle’s second annual LitCrawl, A three hour blast of literary goodness featuring over 60 authors reading at 19 different venues. Unfortunately family life prevented me from crawling all night but from what I did catch it is safe to say that, at least here in Seattle, the printed word has lost none of its luster. The energy was fantastic, the turnout out was impressive…

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A Trip Across America with the Dickman’s May 23, 2012

With Memorial Day around the corner and summer ahead this is the time of year when many of us start thinking road trip. Regardless of our mode; car, bike, plane, train or …, the goal is to get out there and have some fun. One item you might want to consider bringing along with you is the latest book from poetry’s rising dynamic duo, Matthew & Michael Dickman. 50 American Plays (Poems) is a 52…

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Erin Belieu on W.S. Merwin February 2, 2010

This is the last in a series of guest posts on Book Patrol featuring the four poets who will be sharing the stage with W.S. Merwin at the upcoming “W.S. Merwin and Friends” benefit for Copper Canyon Press at Seattle’s Town Hall. Erin Belieu is the author of three collections of poetry, all published by Copper Canyon Press. Her first book, Infanta published in1995, was selected for the National Poetry Series by Hayden Carruth. Her…

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Matthew Zapruder on W.S. Merwin February 1, 2010

This is the third of a series of guest posts on Book Patrol featuring the four poets who will be sharing the stage with W.S. Merwin at the upcoming “W.S. Merwin and Friends” benefit for Copper Canyon Press at Seattle’s Town Hall. Matthew Zapruder is the author of two previous collections of poetry. His last The Pajamaist was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2006. CCP will also publish his next book, Come On All…

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