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ALL THE GRAIN WE BURNED: The Devotional Poems Book Release Party

Noah Falck set up a book release party for me at silo city in Buffalo. It will hopefully become something called The Silo City Reading Series.Brutalism on the Buffalo River.Silo City is a whole lot of brutalist industrial living decay on  the Buffalo River.

BuoyThe care taker, Sewannee Jim just installed a buoy to make it safe.

SignsNoah & Sheri put up signs so people would know that this was it.

There was beerThere was beer.

Band GlassAnd Megan’s klezmer band.

000000And flowers exploded from some guy’s head.

NoahThanks again to Noah (and Cheryl and Emily and Veronica and Amanda and Alison and Jon and Sheri and everyone who came and helped). This was the best way for the tour for my little book to really begin.

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Joe Hall is the author of five books of poetry, including Someone's Utopia (2018) and Fugue & Strike (forthcoming). His poems, reviews, and scholarship have appeared in Poetry Daily, The Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, Postcolonial Studies, Peach Mag,, PEN America Blog, Poetry Northwest, Ethel Zine, Gulf Coast, Best Buds! Collective, and Eighteenth-Century Fiction. He has taught poetry workshops for teachers, teens, and workers through Just Buffalo and the WNYCOSH Worker Center.

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