Carl Weissner Gets Stellar Notice in Book Podcast

via Jan Herman’s ever so valuable Straight Up blog & : June 8, 2015 by Jan Herman In his latest podcast at realitystudio.org Jed Birmingham zeroes in on the immensely talented Carl Weissner and his cut-up novel The Braille Film. Birmingham, who met Weissner in New York and Paris, talks about what made him so memorable and how he bought the book at auction some years ago for $75, … Read more Carl Weissner Gets Stellar Notice in Book Podcast

Carl Weissner (1940-2012)

We hadn’t met in a number of years, though we would talk on the phone once or twice  yearly, me calling from wherever I was, Carl always from Mannheim. I had hopes that this coming summer I may stop in Mannheim for a visit, as I will be driving through Germany, but too late now — the news just came that Carl called it splitsville. An excellent writer (with … Read more Carl Weissner (1940-2012)