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Charles Pitter has a degree in English and French literature from Middesex and Paris VIII Universities. In 2011 he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize for Poetry.

Mark Halliday “Thresherphobe”

A review of Halliday's sixth poetry collection.

Books, Essays, Poetry, Reviews

“Rock ‘N’ Roll Women – Portraits of a Generation” (New poems by Jonah Raskin)

It’s as if you can almost hear Jonah Raskin performing these poems, whipping up the audience into a frenzy; didn’t Walt Whitman say that “to have great poets, there must be great audiences”?

Books, Interviews, Reviews, Writers

Review of God’s Autobio

I know Rolli has achieved greatness in “God’s Autobio” because from time to time he conjures up the spirit of La Fontaine’s Fables, and these are classics of French literature. However it probably says something altogether different about the reviewer that one of the stories, “Von Claire and the Tiger”, makes him think of another book – children’s classic “The Tiger Who Came To Tea”, because Rolli’s tiger story seems something like an equivalent tale for adults.

Books, Interviews, Reviews, Writers
French rock band Duplex playing live

{Indie Rock} DUPLEX: A Modern French-American Sonic Hybrid

Music, Reviews

Review of The Ghost of Neil Diamond, a novel by David Milnes

And an interview with the author. I spent money like water in Hong-Kong, the restaurants served the best duck I’ve ever tasted and the girls were glamorous and pretty. These days looking back I appreciate that I was almost certainly a disaster on two legs, long-haired with billowing red Harem trousers which I’d acquired on my journey thru India.

Interviews, Writers

Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat, a novel by Andrez Bergen, and a conversation with the writer

Australians aren’t really known for hard-boiled, noir fiction, partly perhaps because their country is so dammed sunny.

Books, Reviews

A Review of “Inspiration Speaks”, Volume 1

Poetry is a difficult business. The average man in the street can be a little sniffy about it, in that a common perception is that poetry is an elitist read, it’s for dramatic people...

Books, Reviews

The Cult Of Elliott Murphy

New Yorker Elliott Murphy is the biggest rock-star you never knew.

Art, Culture, Music, The Elliott Murphy Papers

“Patch of Zen” by Charles Pitter

Literature, Poetry

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