Tuesday, September 28, 2010

VIDEO: Nicholas Karavatos interviewed by Asma al-Jeelani in Spring 2009 on ENewsMCM at American University of Sharjah

"(Spring 2009) English Professor Nicholas Karvatos describes experiences in and meaning of poetry in this [video] interview by MCM sudent reporter Asma Al Jeelani. Asma also interviewed International Studies Student Zeena Farsee who talks about her passion for writing poetry."
Posted Monday, 12 October 2009 07:57 ©2009 enewsmcm.com All Rights Reserved.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

This Week in California: Canoga Park 9/7, Orange 9/8, Fieldbrook 9/9, La Jolla 9/11

• Tuesday, September 7, 2010 – 9:00pm
The Cobalt, 22047 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA
http://www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/index.html (Cobalt Poets)

• Wednesday, September 8, 2010 – 8:00pm
Ugly Mug, 261 N. Glassel St., Orange, CA
http://www.poetryidiots.com/  (Two Idiots Peddling Poetry)

• Thursday, September 9, 2010 – 6:00pm
Café des Artistes, 103 S. Main St., Fallbrook, CA
http://www.kbgressitt.com/events/  (Fallbrook Writers Read)

• Saturday, September 11, 2010 – 7:00pm
D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla, CA

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS is included in the anthology *Punk Rock Saved My Ass* (Ukiah: Medusa’s Muse, 2010) and the latest issue of *West Wind Review* (Ashland: University of Southern Oregon, 2010). In December 2009, Amendment Nine (Arcata) published his first book *No Asylum* http://www.amazon.com/dp/0984280006/ref=cm_sw_su_dp

David Meltzer writes: "Nicholas Karavatos is a poet of great range and clarity. This book is an amazing collectanea of smart sharp political poetry in tandem with astute and tender love lyrics. All of it voiced with an impressive singularity."

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS lives near Dubai, teaching literature and writing at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. He has been an Assistant Professor there since 2006. From 2001 he had taught general studies at a small private college in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS is a graduate of Humboldt State University where he earned his B.A. in English with a minor in Art History (1986), and of New College of California where he earned an M.F.A. in Poetics (1999).

NO ASYLUM is available from these independent booksellers:
Arcata, CA – Northtown Books
La Jolla, CA – D.G. Wills Books
Olympia, WA - Last Word Books
Portland, OR – Powell’s Books
Salem, OR – Tigress Books
San Francisco, CA – Bird & Beckett
San Francisco, CA – Books & Bookshelves
Venice, CA – Beyond Baroque

Friday, September 3, 2010

@ Tigress Books, 420 Ferry St. SE, Salem, OR • Thursday, July 15, 2010

"Third Thursday" poetry reading series is hosted by Maureen Clifford, PhD at JoAnne Kohler's Tigress Books in Salem, Oregon, USA.

Poet Nicholas Karavatos reads in spontaneous collaboration with electronic guitarist Jeff Kelley:

1. Antipodal to Craters Are Lava Plains
2. Saw a Face in the Grain
3. Crashby Station News
4. Another Grassy Knoll
5. Procreate the Revolt
6. Gudron Silva Says
7. Took Like a Cookie in a Sugar Coat of Arms
8. Body Revolve
9. with all there is
10. now with you
11. Shh
12. The music is played like it has somewhere to go
13. Oxford Music Sampler
14. Silvia’s with Me in the Kitchen
15. Social
16. Labor
17. Dear Kama
18. Thirteen January Eighty Nine
19. Fourteen January Eighty Nine
20. Two February Eighty Nine
21. Nine February Eighty Nine
22. Signs