Recent Poetry Reading / Book Signing…

With an increasing sense that poetry is not understood, not high on purchasing lists, or pretty much at the bottom of the percentage of book sales, we, publishers and authors have to find ways to market, for lack of a better word, grow the audience. One way is by, first having a reading, and making video and audio of reading, as a way of reaching more interested readers, listeners, and buyers.
Harold bloom says, “literature is life . . . ” in the sense that it is art about life and is the life of the creators, whatever the art. Use your imagination.
So, if you have never been to a reading, a poetry reading, I share this video which gives a taste of what a cafe reading can be like. Poetry like Rap, songs, ballads, epics, are after all ancient forms of expression.