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Book Launch for John Roche’s Road Ghosts (4-30-11)

The book launch for John Roche‘s Road Ghosts (theenk Books, 2011) will be held at the Bug Jar at 219 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY, on Saturday, April 30 from 5 – 8 pm.  The event is free.

David Meltzer says of Roche’s newest collection of poems:

Road GhostsAn unexpected treasure, Road Ghosts is an on-the-ground poetic document of radicalized students coming of age in the late 60s & early 70s. Its clarity of external & internal detail is often startling. Its detached camera eye lucidly documents the process of portent, pretense & Utopian fervor associated with that brief opening in U.S. dissident cultures & the generational clashes inspired by idealism, psychedelics, & quest fever. It’s a profound personal essay on being & becoming.

You can order Road Ghosts by clicking here.

For more information about the reading and the Bug Jar, click here.

This is the last day of National Poetry Month, so be sure to catch its last event!



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