A million thanks to Murphy Writing for inviting me to participate in this series. More on their events here. https://youtu.be/I6cjRTp9Z0U
Joe was super pumped to be invited back to the Jersey Ghouls podcast to talk with Marissa and Jacki about whether or not "The Blair Witch Project" and its sequel are modern classics. SPOILER ALERT: The original IS; the sequel is not. The podcast explored issues of media-induced horror and whether or not you can... Continue Reading →
We've become a race of peeping toms. What people oughta do is get outside their own house and look in for a change.Stella The Hitchcock name, the legend of the Psycho House, and "that guy from the George Bailey thing" drove the kids' interest in this 1954 classic. I worried it was too "talky" for... Continue Reading →
"I hold an index finger to the Pro-Jogg logo and take a step toward Puncher, who heaves like a cartoon villain, all shoulders and teeth." Congratulations to Joe Coastal on his 2019 Pushcart Prize nomination for "Puncher, America, and Fake-Ass Jordans" #pushcart #litmag #fiction pic.twitter.com/mdORPZoQEq— Glassworks Magazine (@rowanglassworks) December 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js So proud of... Continue Reading →
Join me at the best writing workshop in the nation!!! Murphy Writing of Stockton University presents its annual Winter Prose + Poetry Getaway. January 17 - 20th, Seaview Hotel, Galloway, NJ I will be teaching the Creative Writing Sampler with Mimi Schwartz and Laura McCullough. Special Guests: Pulitzer Prize Winner Yusef Komunyakaa and Guggenheim Fellow... Continue Reading →
August 23, 2019: Featured Poet at Poetry Alive & Aloud @ Big Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane, Mt. Airy Village, Philadelphia, PA, 7pm hosted by Mike Cohen and sponsored by Mad Poet’s Society LOCATION CHANGE Mt Airy Nexus, 520 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia. Sponsored by:
Reading and party celebrating More Challenges for the Delusional: Peter Murphy's Prompts and the Writing They Inspired on Saturday, June 1 at Avianna, 55 E Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050 from 2-5pm.
This poem originally appeared in the 2018 Featured Poets Anthology from Moonstone Arts. Buy a copy here. It also includes work by Toni Libro and Joel Dias Porter. I’ve only had movie sex once. The kind I watched on TV as a kid. Seamless Cinemax sex. Posed limbs, sweating breaths and whispers. Our bodies moved in sweeping motions. ... Continue Reading →