Little Star sur mer! A reading & conversation at BookHampton

            Little Star by the Sea! A Little Star reading and conversation at the beloved BookHampton bookshop in East Hampton, New York! Featuring: CYNTHIA ZARIN, poet, and author of An Enlarged Heart: A Personal History. Her poems appeared in Little Star #2 and #4 and her essay “Mr. Ferri and […]

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Two American Landscapes: Lydia Davis, Eliot Weinberger

No Meeting Lydia Davis The hour of nine passes; then ten, and half past, and there is no sound of the church bell. Not only is there no bell on the old meeting house, but there is also no meeting there, for the aged pastor Underwood has retired, the venerable figure I barely remember. And […]

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“Stanzas for an Imaginary Garden,” by Octavio Paz

The municipal government of Mexico City approached Octavio Paz with a proposal to build, in his childhood neighborhood of Mixcoac, a public garden whose gates and walls would be decorated with his poems. Mixcoac, once a charming village on the outskirts of the city, is now largely a desolate, anonymous corner of the spreading megalopolis. […]

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