In the wake of sustained attacks on homeless people by corporate media outlets such as the San Francisco Chronicle and the relative dearth of poverty rights coverage from alternative media organizations, Media Alliance is launching Poverty Rights Media Wrongs.
Like Willian Saroyan, Roberston's humor, imagination and sensitivity awaken the senses to that which is worth celebrating in the human condition.
-- Margot Pepper
Eric Robertson writes with a plainspoken, direct, almost childlike innocence about a world of wonder and cynicism, hope and dread.
Eric Robertson writes with a southern drawl. Actually, he is from the South. Generally, I don't like anything from the South, but a guy that writes about getting baths from his grandmother... is warmly welcome in San Francisco.
-- Mark Schwartz
A bilingual edition of a book-length award-winning poem by the militant Roman Catholic priest who was Nicaragua's Sandinista Minister of culture for nearly 11 years. Through 52 poetic fragments, Ernesto Cardenal articulates a multiple vision, constantly constellated by myth that has always been one of the most effective mechanisms of his poetic creation.
ISBN 0-915117-38-X, 57 pages, perfect bound, two color uncoated cover, $11.95.
Published by City Lights and Freedom Voices
Essays providing the essential information needed to understand the origins and consequences of the September 11 attacks, US policies in the Middle East and Southwest Asia and strategies for organizing resistance to the U.S. war.
Edited by Ben Clarke
"This posthumous collection of poetry by Koyukon poet and writer Mary TallMountain is a work magnificently conceived. A testament to the strength of a woman fated to spend her life in exile from her native land, TallMountain's work is as clear and penetrating as the wind of northern Alaska, as palpable and lyric as summer in northern California, and as bitter and cutting as Tenderloin streets of San Francisco--all places that she lived, an in which resides her spirit. Aho." Paula Gunn Allen
"Mary TallMountain weaves into her writing the story of Western civilization's "progress" and the discordant notes it brought to the way of life along the Yukon and within her own life. She retains the memory of her native culture and carries its spirit on in her poems to the many people who are turning with reverence to appreciate and protect `Turtle Island.'"
60 pages, perfect bound paperback
“George Wynn writes with toughness, sympathy, and great humor about difficult things and dire situations, and wonderfully about the redeeming qualities of literature and human kindness. He makes invisible people visible, and throws light in the darkest of places.”
Author of The Giant's House