Dave Brinks about UNO’s decision to fire Bill Lavender and put UNO press on hiatus:

Dear Friends, Today the news from the New Orleans poetry community is very, very bad. Poet BILL LAVENDER, director of University of New Orleans Press has been SACKED by the administrators at University of New Orleans. Bill Lavender not only resurrected UNO Press, but under Bill’s stewardship these past four years, UNO press has published an astounding 80+ excellent books nationally and internationally; and the press is by no means strapped for funding. UNO Press is currently regarded as one of the … Read more Dave Brinks about UNO’s decision to fire Bill Lavender and put UNO press on hiatus:

Bill Lavender's Transfixion

Very pleased to have Transfixion, Bill Lavender’s new book just out from Garrett County & Trembling Pillow Presses, in hand. As I say in the blurb I wrote for Transfixion: “This is sharp swish writing in tongues forked twixt Horace and Lorca and everyman & woman you have or have never met. I call it a gift that keeps giving ‘to see, to understand or think immediately.’ Keep smiling, … Read more Bill Lavender's Transfixion