George Kalamaras and Alvaro Cardona-Hine Read at Acequia Booksellers | Vox Audio

This reading took place at Acequia Booksellers, 4019 Fourth St. NW, Albuquerque, NM on July 18, 2010. George Kalamaras is the author of Gold Carp jack Fruit Mirrors, Borders My Bent Toward, and several other books. Alvaro Cardona-Hine is the author of many books, including The Curvature of the Earth, done in collaboration with Gene Frumkin, His most recent book, The Recumbent Galaxy, was written in collaboration with George. Edited by Bruce Holsapple. Photo by Mary Ann Cain. Copyright c 2010 George Kalamaras, Alvaro Cardona-Hine, and Vox Audio, PO Box 594 Magdalena NM 87825 Continue reading

Carol Moldaw Reads at Acequia Booksellers | VOX Audio

This reading took place at Acequia Booksellers, 4019 Fourth St. NW, Albuquerque, NM on August 29, 2010. There was an error with input during Gary’s introduction, and parts were dropped. Carol is reading from So Late, So Soon: New and Selected Poems (Etruscan Press 2010). She is also the author of The Widening (Etruscan 2008), a novel. Edited by Bruce Holsapple. Copyright c 2010 Carol Moldaw and Vox Audio, PO Box 594 Magdalena NM 87825 Continue reading

Stanley Noyes Reads | Vox Audio

This recording took place in Santa Fe, NM on August 26, 2010 at Stan’s home. Electrical problems made it necessary to record using an internal microphone, and sound quality was compromised. Stan’s books include Los Comanches, the Horse People (UNM 1993) and two novels, No Flowers for a Clown (Macmillan 1961) and Shadowbox (Macmillan 1970). Edited by Bruce Holsapple. Copyright (c) 2010 Stanley Noyes and Vox Audio, PO Box 594 Magdalena NM 8782S Continue reading

Mary McGinnis, Anne MacNaughton and Peter Rabbit Read at the Anasazi Fields Winery | Vox Audio

Mary McGinnis is the author of Listening For Cactus (Sherman Asher 1996) and October Again. She’s reading her poems from a text in Braille. Anne MacNaughton has published her work in several anthologies and is a founding member Lucid Performance. Peter Rabbit (Douthit) has performed poetry “for more than SO years literally all over the high end of the western hemisphere,” published several chapbooks (Drop City 1971) and is a founding member of the jazz-poetry ensemble Luminous Animal. This reading was part of the 2009 Duende Reading Series.

Recorded in Placitas, NM March IS, 2009. Edited by Bruce Holsapple. Copyright 2009 Mary McGinnis, Anne MacNaughton, Peter Douthit and Vox Audio, P.O. Box 594 Magdalena, NM 8782S Continue reading

Gene Frumkin Reads | Vox Audio

Gene Frumkin (1928-2007) was an American poet and teacher. Born and raised in New York City and educated at the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. in English, 1950), Eugene Frumkin worked as a bank teller before beginning his writing career as a journalist. He first took up poetry seriously while enrolled in an adult education class taught by the poet Thomas McGrath. Frumkin was an editor at the Daily Bruin while at UCLA. During the 1950s he was Poetry Editor of the literary journal Coastlines, which he co-founded with Mel Weisburd in 195. In 1966, Frumkin moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to take a teaching position at the University of New Mexico, where he remained until his retirement in 1994. At the University Frumkin edited the Blue Mesa Review and taught a number of students who would go on to distinguished careers, including Joy Harjo, Simon Ortiz, and Leslie Marmon Silko. Frumkin’s poetry has appeared in Evergreen Review, Kayak, The Paris Review, Poetry Magazine, and many other literary magazines. His work is noted for its meditative character, its wit, and its unexpected turns and surprises, which show the influence of Surrealism. Continue reading

Mary Rising Higgins Reads | Vox Audio

Mary Rising Higgins is the author of : red table(S (La Alameda Press, 1999), oclock (Potes and Poets, 2000), )locus TIDES(( (Potes and Poets, 2002), and)cliff TIDES(( (Singing Horse Press, 2005), Greatest Hits, 1990-2001 (Pudding House 2002), )joule TIDES(( (Singing Horse 2007) and Borderlining: Pieces from R and B (Small Chapbook Project 2007) Her poems, published in oversize formats, are carefully patterned and “shaped” on the page both to produce a striking visual component and to invite alternative soundings. Lyn Hejinian says of Higgins’ poetry,“it is work of précise inventions, work of imaginings that are carefully fantastical, compassionately observed.” Her poems have appeared in such magazines and journals as Blue Mesa Review, Cafe Solo, Big Allis, ecopoetics and Central Park, and she recorded poems for Vox Audio. She lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mary Rising Higgins, innovative poet, friend and colleague of many years, died in Albuquerque on August 26, 2007. Her poetry was startling and radiant, and it had gained well-deserved recognition in recent years. Continue reading