by Murat Nemet-Nejat
SEPT 2016 | Poetry
Murat Nemet-Nejat is presently working on his poem Camels & Weasels. His recent publications include his translation from the Turkish poet Ece Ayhan A Blind Cat Black and Orthodoxies (Green Integer Press, 2015), and the essays "Holiness and Jewish Rebellion: 'Questions of Accent' Twenty Years Afterward" (Languages of Modern Jewish Cultures: Comparative Perspectives, University of Michigan Press, 2016) and "Dear Charles, Letters from a Turk: Mayan Letters, Herman Melville and Eda (Letters for Olson, gathered and edited by Benjamin Hollander, Spuyten Duyvil, 2016). Nemet-Nejat's poem Animals of Dawn will be published by Talisman House, Publishers in 2016.
by George Grella
JUL-AUG 2018 | Music
Nobody misses being mugged, but that danger was part of the every day reality of New York City in the 70s and 80s. Anyone could get mugged, pretty much any time or any place, including the old Times Square that, through the Vaseline lens of memory, has somehow been transformed into an object of sweet nostalgia.