The state of East Bay poetry

Jessica Gleason/Staff

The room’s quiet focus is fixed on her hushed, commanding presence, with a voice that resonates from the scuffed-up floorboards to the well-worn walls. A simmering pot murmurs behind us in the open kitchen. A cat — maybe two — weaves back and forth between the colorful mismatched chairs and
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It’s lit with Lindsay: Staying alive

March Haul Pt. 2: “The Market Wonders” — Susan Briante “Staying Alive” — Laura Sims “Beastlife” — J’Lyn Chapman (press copies for upcoming reviews)   “The TV Sutras” — Dodie Bellamy “Utopia Minus” — Susan Briante “would with and” — Cathy Eisenhower (all scrounged from Small Press Distribution’s damaged books
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