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Tsaurah Litzky

TSAURAH LITZKY, a widely published poet, novelist, and writer of erotica and commentary, lives and loves in Brooklyn, where she was raised.

Gentle Beauty Spilled

The poet Steve Dalachinsky, whose writing appears regularly in these pages, has had a monumental book published. Reaching into the Unknown: 1964–2009 (RogueArt, Paris) is a collaboration with the extraordinary French photographer Jacques Bisceglia, who has been taking photos of jazz musicians for 55 years.

Maynard and the Musties

Maynard and the Musties are a local band, and by local I mean the members all live here in Brooklyn, except for Dikko, the trombone player, who lives across the river in mad Manhattan.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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