I have many photos I have taken over the years, from 1955 through 2006. I have visited Paris every year since 1962, only missing time when I was too ill to travel. I didn't make it for this reason... More > this year but things are looking up and I expect to spend some time there in May.< Less
Tara Lynne Groth is a freelance writer based out of North Carolina, and no, she does not own a black turtleneck. She holds a B.A. in cultural studies from Stony Brook University and received a... More > scholarship in 2009 to attend the Southampton Writers Conference.
It was her lifelong dream to visit Paris, France and in May 2010 that dream was realized. From watching a bum sipping Perrier to questioning the whereabouts of Venus de Milo's arms and hands, the poems are meant to probe and capture pieces of Paris' energy. This book is a result of her travels and 4+ hour cafe visits.< Less
Set from 1983 through 1986, 200 Letters to Paris follows an all-American, Italian boy from Maspeth, Queens as he squats his way through England and West Berlin. Having "worked for the mob"... More > making subs and mopping floors in his teens, he knows the value of a buck and becomes a “capitalist anarchist.” In Brixton, Paris starts a squat and builds the desperate city’s first anarchist bar. Eventually growing tired of English accents, being damp and making grubby punkers egg sandwiches for 10 pence, he leaves for West Berlin. Through collected letters from family and friends, Paris faces life’s universal hypocrisies with whipping wit, compassion and the charm of a spoiled brat in a leather jacket and pink mohawk.
Forward by Stu Spasm of Lubricated Goat.< Less