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Video of “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas

Another video adaptation of one of my poetry comics by James Avis. Here the comics version of Dylan Thomas’s famous villanelle, “Do not go gentle that good night,” is accompanied by a stupendous reading by the Welsh poet himself.

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“Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley – Trailer video for “Poems to See By”

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” is one of the 24 classic poems in comics form that are included in “Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry,” to be released on March 31 (tomorrow!) by Plough Publishing. It is … Continue reading

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Video of “Impression du Matin” by Oscar Wilde

James Avis has been putting together a series of video adaptations of some of my poetry comics, and I will be posting a new one of them here each week. This week’s installment features Oscar Wilde’s atmospheric evocation of a … Continue reading

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Audio interview with John Swiminer for True North Country Comics

Here’s my chat with John Swiminer on the subject of my upcoming debut book, “Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry,” coming March 31 from Plough Publishing, and now available for pre-order: https://www.amazon.com/Poems-See-Artist-Interprets-Poetry/dp/087486318X A big thank you … Continue reading

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“Invictus” by William Ernest Henley – Trailer video for “Poems to See By”

William Ernest Henley’s “Invictus” is one of the 24 classic poems in comics form that are included in “Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry,” to be released on March 31 by Plough Publishing. It is now … Continue reading

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Interview with Vincenzo Mascolo at the Ritratti di Poesia 2020 Festival

The 14th edition of the Ritratti di Poesia (“Portraits of Poetry”) festival, Rome’s premiere annual poetry event, took place on February 21 in the Auditorium della Conciliazione, just a few blocks way from St. Peter’s Square. I was invited to … Continue reading

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Creator’s Roulette with Kriti Khare

What follows is my conversation with Kriti Khare on her website, Armed with a Book. In this round of “The Creator’s Roulette,” we discuss, among other things, the nature of beauty, poetry appreciation, India, and my upcoming collection of poetry … Continue reading

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Interview in The English Dossier of St Gregorios College

I was very pleased to have my adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee” (one of my very first ”poetry comics”, which is now nearly as old as the original poem), along with an interview, in the latest issue of … Continue reading

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My first book of poetry comics now available for pre-order!

It has been over a year now since I published any new poetry comics on this site, which may have led some visitors here to the impression that I have moved on to other, perhaps more grown-up pursuits. Quite the … Continue reading

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Registration open for my Fall classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

This beautiful visual rendition of Harold Monro’s beautiful 1914 poem “Overheard on a Saltmarsh” was created by Linda Dyer, a student in my Fall 2018 Drawing and Illustration class. I’m excited to once again be teaching two classes at the … Continue reading

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