Poets Dennis Formento - SPIRIT VESSELS and Valentine Pierce - UP DECATUR

Join us during this National Poetry Month as we celebrate two outstanding Louisiana poets reading and signing their new books. Dennis Formento is the founder of Surregional Press and The Frank Zappatistas freejazz/free-verse band. Valentine Pierce is a spoken word artist, writer, graphic designer, and actor.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:00pm

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Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115
Spirit Vessels Cover Image
ISBN: 9780921053279
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Published: FootHills Publishing - January 26th, 2018

I write myself out and start all over again. As a kid, I started writing standard forms: sonnets, blues, ballads and rock & roll stanzas—eventually converting to free verse after reading Whitman & Ginsberg.

Up Decatur: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781978401006
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - October 16th, 2017

This is not the quiet tap of civilized literature; this is the loud, raw truth of life. Up Decatur is the gush to keep faith, hope and stay alive. It is birthed in tribute to the dead, family, friends and for everyday struggle: FREEDOM.

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