Author Archives: Stanley Fefferman

CO-EMERGENCE IN RANDY ROARK’S MONA LISA’S VEIL: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (1979-2001). Stanley Fefferman

INTRODUCTION A light veil covers the hair and forehead of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. That veil is the organizing image of Roark’s book Mona Lisa’s Veil:New and Selected Poems (1979-2001) where he reflects on ‘the beautiful’ in his life and … Continue reading

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Sharon Goodier*** Reviews HOME WAS ELSEWHERE: poems by Stanley Fefferman (Quattro Book, 2017). 85 pages. $18.00

After reading Home Was Elsewhere,  Stanley Fefferman’s debut book of poetry, the only question is why did he wait so long to invite us into his garden. The poems act as stepping stones leading us into and out of the … Continue reading

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Brenda Clews: TIDAL FURY–a review by Sharon Goodier

Brenda Clews, Tidal Fury, Guernica Editions 2017.     Tidal Fury is a ground-breaking book both in content and form. Presented in the poet’s voice as a series of conversations with and about imaginary figures, her lover/animus, ‘Monsieur’, and her shadow/alter … Continue reading

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TERRA INCOGNITA: poems of Adebe DeRango-Adem: a synoptic introduction by Stanley Fefferman

  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Adebe DeRango-Adem’s poems are ‘brilliant, cryptic, telegraphic.”* As I read Terra Incognita, the brilliance of her lines is, like what Bob Dylan sings: “She wears an Egyptian ring that sparkles before she speaks.” Whether there … Continue reading

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Introducing APPARATUS: Inspiritus Press, Feb. 2017. by Stanley Fefferman

Monday, March 6, 2017. One January evening, as I was sitting in the Free Times Café listening to Vanessa Shields read at the Art Bar, I was impressed by three boys at a ringside table paying attention in a way … Continue reading

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Laurence Hutchman TWO MAPS OF EMERY: reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Friday, March 3, 2017. Laurence Hutchman. Two Maps of Emery. Black Moss Press. 96 pages. 2016. I This is a boots-on-the-ground review. I caught a moment with three people hearing Laurence Hutchman read a poem from his book at the … Continue reading

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2016 Toronto Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary. June 24-July3

Whatever flavor of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, running from June 24 – July 3, 2016, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. Discover a new artist, explore different … Continue reading

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Eric Fefferman ~ BLUES in Chicago ~ January 14-15, 2016

  January 15, 2016, Buddy Guy playing at his club LEGEND”S. photo © Eric Fefferman                                     Joanna Connor at  the Kingston Mines, January … Continue reading

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