RESTORE CORAGHESSAN CAMPAIGN

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Sunday, October 08, 2006

FIRST REPORT FROM THE NEW YORKER FESTIVAL 2006

It's teeny weeny, but here is what zadeblog with links: cultural diary from NYC - arts, satire, events, the flitting mind had to say about making a fashionably late NYC entrance to the event:
Something had possessed me at the end to watch the finale of footwork by all three from the aisle through binoculars. the better to make a swift exit and chase down to Chelsea. There, I found T. Coraghessan Boyle, poet-in-perpetuity of the Mid-Hudson Valley, Californian though he might be nowadays, wearing a choker of beads much shorter than Maharaj's over a bright T-shirt and an unsalted butter colored jacket, and exlaining to Andrea Lee and everybody else at Cedar Lake Dance Studios that his writing life followed a certain rhythm, which made him intersperse novel writing with short story telling. Andrea Lee, who wore black, with turquoise pendant earrings, demurred and said that only short stories offered the possbility of perfection-- something like a bohl, thumri or a gat, I suppose...

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