"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters
When in 2006 Tadeusz Rózewicz won the Polish Culture Foundation’s Golden Sceptre lifetime achievement award, he presented the Little Sceptre—awarded by the major winner to his favorite younger artist—to Tadeusz Dabrowski, with the words: “One day he’ll swap his little sceptre for a big one.” Learn More
Leonard Cohen wrote the poems in Book of Longing ó his first book of poetry in more than twenty years ó during his five-year stay at a Zen monastery on Southern California's Mount Baldy, and in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Mumbai. Learn More
Set in southern New Mexico, where her family's multicultural history is deeply rooted, the poems in Carrie Fountain's first collection explore issues of progress, history, violence, sexuality, and the self.