Todd Moore and Lawrence Welsh Read at Acequia Booksellers | Vox Audio

This reading took place on July 12, 2009 at Acequia Booksellers, 4019 Fourth St. NW, Albuquerque, NM. Todd Moore is the author of over a hundred poetry books and chapbooks. His central concern for the last 35 years has been with the Dillinger legend. Lawrence Welsh’s two most recent books are Walking Backwards to Santa Fe (Pitchfork Press 2007) and Skull Highway (La Alameda Press 2008). Edited by Bruce Holsapple. Copyright 2009 Todd Moore, Lawrence Welsh and Vox Audio, PO Box 594 Magdalena NM 87825 Continue reading

Todd Moore | 1937 – 2010 | Dillinger poems

For your information gansta poetry in this country isn’t Bukowski’s invention, it’s mine. I’ve been making this kind of stuff since 1970 give or take. And, it has nothing to do with Bukowski’s style or subject matter. Bukowski was the pornagrapher of pussy and a damned good one at that. I’m the pornographer of violence. — Todd Moore Continue reading

S. A. Griffin

I remember sitting up half the night talking to S.A. Griffin in my book littered office about everything from poetry to crime to movies to getting drunk. I remember listening to S. A. read The Apes Of Wrath at the Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe. I remember the crazy outlaw talk talk talk in John Macker’s converted roadhouse home out in Bernal and the walk out into the wilderness beyond his house where he had made a slab rock altar for Sam Peckinpah’s typewriter. I remember the hour long interview S. A. Griffin did with me on his blogtalk radio show. Mostly, what I remember about the times that S. A. I get together is the excitement of the conversation. Which is really more like plugging into a shared energy source. — Todd Moore Continue reading