Monday, March 28, 2016

Random Photos

At the Evergreen Review launch party 
Chainlink art, Jersey City
Chris Stackhouse, at our
Segue Series reading
An image from Tyehimba Jess's
presentation of his book Olio
(on its way within the week or so) 
Eunsong Lee, reading at Pete's Candy Shop, Brooklyn
Rudy Shepherd painting of
Amiri Baraka, Mixed Greens Gallery
(& now belonging to us) 
Store closing because of "High Rent,"
Upper East Side, Manhattan
US paperback of Counternarratives,
now heading to stores!
The new British editions
of Counternarratives, from
Fitzcarraldo Editions

Photo shoot, Jersey City

Curb art, Manhattan
Winter's remains 
PATH dancer (pt. 1)
PATH dancer (pt. 2)
PATH dancer (pt. 3) 
Poets Natalie Diaz and Saeed Jones
at Rutgers-Newark, with Rigoberto González
Brilliant poet, Buzzfeed editor
 & Rutgers-Newark
alumnus Saeed Jones 
Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ron Silliman
at my talk at Temple University
With my high school classmate Tim Suba
at Temple 
Classics scholar and memoirist
Dan-el Padilla Peralta, speaking
at Rutgers-Newark


  1. Hi John,

    I've been a fan of your blog for many years now. The reason I write is because I need your help. I know Salvador is one of your favorite cities and I am wondering if you know any good tour guides there. I'll be visiting next week for two days and want to maximize my time. I remember reading that you used one in one of your entries many moons ago.

    Any help is appreciated!


  2. Hi Joseph:

    You might try either Fernando Bingre, who's in Salvador:

    or João Carlos, who's in Rio, and who could connect you with people in Salvador. João used to lead tours from the US to Rio and Salvador: