Archive - January 30, 2011

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RPCV Poet George Wallace will read and discuss poetry in Taos, New Mexico

RPCV Poet George Wallace will read and discuss poetry in Taos, New Mexico

George Wallace (Korea 1975–77), writer-in-residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, will present a program of readings and conversation entitled “Whitman And Beyond, Fanfares for the Common Man” at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, Taos NM, on Friday Feb 4, 2011 at 7 pm. In his presentation, Wallace will trace the thread of 19th century Romantic/Transcendental ideas about ‘the common man’ through early and mid-20th century American writing, and into the contemporary era. According to Laurel Johnson, Review Editor of New Works Review, “Wallace’s poetry is neither conventional nor even ‘conventionally’ atypical… Anyone who ever loved or needed love should read these poems.” Some of Wallace’s recent work: Poppin Johnny Three Rooms Press 2009 • Who’s Handling Your Aubergines Green Panda Press 2008 • Sunnyside Up: The Dream Cloud Egg Good Japan 2008 • Summer of Love Summer of Love Shivastan Woodstock NY 2008

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