Part of the pleasure of receiving the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Book Award for 1996 is that I can now think of myself as an honorary citizen of Oakland, not a sister-city, but a West Coast mate to Brooklyn, my old place.
“FIGHTIN’ WORDS: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose”
PEN Oakland’s latest anthology is now available for purchase through Heyday Books.
The anthology includes the works of Paul Krassner, Kitty Kelley, Mona Lisa Saloy, Floyd Salas, Ishmael Reed, Michael McClure, Richard Prince, A.D. Winans, Norman Mailer, Herbert Gold, Rebecca Solnit, Rafael Jesus Gonzalez, Francisco X. Alarcon, Eric Miles Williamson, Adam David Miller, Jack & Adele Foley, Francisco X. Alarcon, and many more. . .