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Ed Smokes, Stares Moodily

Ed Friedman's books of poetry and prose include Mao & Matisse, The Funeral Journal, and Drive Through the Blue Cylinders, as well as collaborations with visual artists: The New York Hat Line and Away (with Robert Kushner) and La Frontera (with Kim MacConnel). His 1977 play, Chinoiserie (with music by Peter Gordon) will soon be available for streaming via

how the sculpture is made

Priscilla Becker, the lonesome antelope of poetry, suffers from comorbid dyslexia. She lives without her cats with no children on the R line.


The Brooklyn Rail

APR 2011

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