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About meBorn and raised in New York City. I am a musician/writer/painter who has poems and short stories published in about 40 magazines and journals throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. There are 3 books currently available: "Window Shopping For A New Crown Of Thorns" (Poems); "November Rust" (Novel) and "My Arrival Is Marked By Illuminating Stains" (Poems) which features all 5 previously published chapbooks, "Standing On Lorimer Street Awaiting Crucifixion", "The Terror Of Your Cunt Is The Beauty Of Your Face", "Street Gospel Mystical Intellectual Survival Codes", "Scrape That Violin More Darkly Then Hover Like Smoke In The Air" and "Existential Labyrinths". New books are forthcoming. I also have a couple of articles written for and more recently BrooWaha New York Edition...... I am currently playing bass for the rock band Bitterweed who has two releases on Buzz Factory Records, "On The High Wire" (2001) and "Boo!" (2005). I am also playing guitar and bass for Linda La Porte on her solo project......... From 1985-1997 I was the singer/guitarist for the NYC alternative pop band Third Eye Butterfly who had released an EP entitled "What The Thunder Said" (Galt/Psycho-Pop Records, 1991) and a few 7" singles, "Everything Falls Apart"/"Skin" (Psycho-Pop Records, 1993), "Life Is Elsewhere"/"Play With The Rainmaker" (Psycho-Pop Records, 1994) and "Something Happened"/"All The Way To Riyadh" (Psycho-Pop Records, 1995) and appeared on a number of compilation CDs including "Hear No Evil" Volumes 1 & 2 (Galt Records) and "Step on A Crack" Volume 1 (Sound Views Records).... One of my paintings was featured at the Holy Ghost Salon in Brooklyn, New York in 1999..............You can check out some of the paintings in the "Paintings" album in the photo section at or at

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Favorite authorsReinaldo Arenas, Ramon Perez De Ayala, James Baldwin, Pío Baroja, Mario Benedetti, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges, Paul Bowles, Ignácio de Loyola Brandão, Charles Bukowski, Julia de Burgos, Italo Calvino, Ernesto Cardenal, Camilo José Cela, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Gregory Corso, Julio Cortázar, Roque Dalton, Marco Denevi, José Donoso, Carlos Fuentes, Eduardo Galeano, Allen Ginsberg, Oliverio Girondo, Juan Goytisolo, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, Miguel Hernández, Hermann Hesse, Vicente Huidobro, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Erica Jong, Jack Kerouac, Tadeusz Konwicki, Milan Kundera, Mario Vargas Llosa, Federico García Lorca, Henry Miller, Alberto Moravia, Juan Carlos Onetti, Nicanor Parra, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alejandra Pizarnik, Sylvia Plath, Ezra Pound, Sergio Ramirez, Jaime Saenz, Ignazio Silone, Luisa Valenzuela (Shared favorites)


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