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Rachelle Escamilla’s Interview with Me On “Out of Our Minds” on KKUP Cupertino | San Jose
Jan 26, 2018
Rachelle Escamilla · Richard Jeffrey Newman on KKUP I had the pleasure last week of spending an hour talking with Rachelle Escamilla, who
Anatomy of a Book Cover
Jul 28, 2017
Not too long ago, I received from my publisher, Guernica Editions, the final proof of the cover of my new book of poems, Words For What Those Men
A Poem of Mine About Jackson Heights was Broadcast on WNYC!
May 1, 2017
In honor of National Poetry Month, WNYC challenged listeners to write tweet-length, original poems about the five boroughs. It makes me happy that