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"Ekphrastia Gone Wild" editor Rick Lupert ( http://poetrysuperhighway.com/ ) is the author of numerous collections of poetry and founder of Ain't Got No Press ( http://poetrysuperhighway.com/agnp ). He also edited the Ain't Got No Press Titles "A Poet's Haggadah-Passover Through the Eyes of Poets" and "The Night Goes on All Night-Noir Inspired Poetry." He created The Poetry Super Highway ( http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/psh ) an online publication and resource for poets and writers and has hosted the weekly Cobalt Cafe reading series in Southern California since 1994. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, son, 3 cats and a frog and works as a Jewish Music teacher at local synagogues and as a freelance graphic designer for print and web for anyone who would like to help pay his mortgage.

"Ekphrastia Gone Wild" contains ekphrastic poems written by A.J. Huffman, Ackroyd Jackson, Adam Kress, Alan Britt, Alan Price, Alan Wickes, Ann Drysdale, April Salzano, Benjamin Taylor Lally, Brendan Constantine, Brooke Dorn, Bruce Taylor, Carolyn A. Martin, Catherine Graham, Consuelo Marshall, Cynthia Gallaher, Dan Fitzgerald, Daniel Y. Harris, David Chorlton, Deborah P. Kolodji, Desmond Kon, Donald Mulcahy, Doris Lueth Stengel, Douglas Richardson, Dusan Colovic, Elizabeth Iannaci, Ellaraine Lockie, Eric Evans, Eric Lawson, Eric Tuazon, F.J. Bergmann, Farida Samerkhanova, Fern G. Z. Carr, Fiona Curran, Florence Weinberger, Gabrielle Mittelbach, Gene Grabiner, Gerald Locklin, Graham Fulton, Helen Bar-Lev, Iris Dan, James Bell, Jan Chronister, Jerry Quickley, Jim Bennett, John Stewart Huffstot, Johnmichael Simon, Kath Abela Wilson, Kathleen M. Krueger, Kenneth Pobo, Kevin Cornwall, Laurel Ann Bogen, Leland James, Letitia Minnick, M.A. Griffiths, M.J. Iuppa, Maggie Westland, Mantz Yorke, Marie Lecrivain, Martin W. Bennett, Mary Buchinger, Mary Harwell Sayler, Maryann Corbett, Michael Virga, Mick Moss, Mira Martin-Parker, Neal Whitman, Neil Ellman, Noel Sloboda, Paula McKay, Peggy Dobreer, Peggy Trojan, Perie Longo, Peter Branson, Phil Howard, Robert Wynne, Ron. Lavalette, Rosalee Thompson, Salvatore Difalco, Simon Jackson, Simon Peter Eggertsen, Sonja Smolec, Stanley H. Barkan, Steve Ely, Suzanne Lummis, Timothy Charles Anderson, Tracy Davidson and Wislawa Szymborska.

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  • Paperback: 146 pages
  • Publisher: Ain't Got No Press (July 29, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982058462
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982058466
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.3 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #820,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Rick Lupert has been involved in the Los Angeles poetry community since 1990. He served for two years as a co-director of the Valley Contemporary Poets, a non-profit organization which produces readings and publications out of the San Fernando Valley. His poetry has appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals, including The Los Angeles Times, Rattle, Chiron Review, Zuzu's Petals, Caffeine Magazine, Blue Satellite and others. He edited the anthologies Ekphrastia Gone Wild: Poems Inspired by Art, A Poet's Haggadah: Passover through the Eyes of Poets and The Night Goes on All Night - Noir Inspired Poetry, and is the author of seventeen books: Making Love to the 50 Ft. Woman, The Gettysburg Undress (Rothco Press), Nothing in New England is New, Death of a Mauve Bat, Sinzibuckwud!, We Put Things In Our Mouths, Paris: It's The Cheese, I Am My Own Orange County, Mowing Fargo, I'm a Jew. Are You?, Feeding Holy Cats, Stolen Mummies, I'd Like to Bake Your Goods, A Man With No Teeth Serves Us Breakfast (Ain't Got No Press), Lizard King of the Laundromat, Brendan Constantine is My Kind of Town (Inevitable Press) and Up Liberty's Skirt (Cassowary Press). He hosted the weekly Cobalt Café reading series in Canoga Park from 1994 to 2014 (almost 21 years) and is regularly featured at venues throughout Southern California.

Rick created and maintains the Poetry Super Highway, an internet resource and weekly publication for poets. (PoetrySuperHighway.com)

Currently Rick works as a music teacher at synagogues in Southern California and as a graphic and web designer for and for anyone who would like to help pay his mortgage.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By hotnovelist on October 5, 2013
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Wonderful poems, one better than the next. I especially loved Dan Fitzgerald's "Mona Lisa Smiles," Simon Eggertsen's "Lisa Gherardini Might Be Pregnant," Eric Tuazon's "Gynecology," and Gerald Locklin's "Frans Hals: Boy with a Lute circa 1625." Wislawa Szymborska's "Vermeer" blew me away. Rick Lupert has done a great job. Definitely a book to buy and savor. Bravo!
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This is a terrific anthology of local and international poets including Nobel Laureate, Wislawa Szymborska, Jerry Quickley, Gerald Locklin, Brendan Constantine, Suzanne Lummis, Laurel Ann Bogen, and many others. The editor, Rick Lupert, has selected work from a diverse group of poets. And the poetry remains consistently moving throughout, bringing to life inanimate art through the poet's eye to remember and revitalize the initial expression . Highly recommended for those interested in art, Ekphrastia, and really great collections of poetry. Check it out!
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