April 19, 2013 - 1:11pm
Experience the love of poetry from local pens. Join Carmichael’s tomorrow, Saturday, April 20th, as they welcome Jeffrey Skinner, Frederick Smock and Jerriod Avant for a special Poetry Month reading at 4pm. Because Thunder is really awful. No - really.
I am exhausted. All the parts of a human that can wear thin and fall into a thousand pieces at your feet are doing that.
January 3, 2013 - 3:21pm
Well, ok, by “inspiring” I mean bludgeons the young dreaming wordsmith with black humor and promises of mild starvation and heartache. But this is a good thing. Local poet Jeffrey Skinner takes a twist on creative non-fiction with the self-help memoir, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets’. And I read it.
If I had a nickel for every word I wrote…Child, it’s a lot of nickels. You don’t even know. Enough nickels to make heaping cartoonish mountains of currency in unfathomably large caverns. It looks like glitter. Dunes of disco ball bits. Enough nickels...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Louisville poet, professor and Mr. Sarabandist-O himself, Jeffrey Skinner, brings his latest release, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets: A Self-Help Memoir’ to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Thursday, April 5th, at 7pm.
Are you a starving artist? Do the pages of your life’s work stare at you with a blank, slightly sinister eggshell grimace that taunts the dry, rattling bones of your creative spring? Can no steroid cream cure your ailments? Is there no semi-precious demi-god that $59.99...