Tag: poetry

The Jesus Cow and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

For those of you wondering about the lines of poetry included in The Jesus Cow, below is a piece I wrote at the end of the hardcover tour (right now the book’s out in paperback): Official book tour is officially over. Mostly now I will be home. Working against new writing deadlines in the little room…View post

Old Guys Surrender the Jukebox

Debuting a new piece with Geoffrey Keezer at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival this Friday and Saturday (schedule and ticket info here). Never done anything like this, just me standing there in my boots reading while Geoffrey and the jazz cats do their thing. The piece I wrote is about a military veteran and a…View post

Jazz Festival Tickets

They’ve tuned up the Jazz Festival website, it’s easier to figure out the ticket situation. Very eager for this event as it is so different from what I’m used to doing. I wrote a thing about a veteran and a bar and a bridge and a woman and it has a lot of short little…View post

Jazz Words

Looking forward to debuting piece I cowrote with Geoffrey Keezer for upcoming Jazz Festival in Eau Claire. Ticket info here. I wrote the words, Geoffrey wrote the music, I’ll narrate, and the band will play along. It’s a kind of spoken-word-poem-y-performance-piece sort of a deal. And I won’t hear the music until rehearsal the day…View post