My name is Donus Pane et Vinum.
I was born in 1250 in Barletta, Apulia.
My older brother Gualtarius Pane et Vinum
is the ancient great-grandfather of poet John Giorno
through his grandmother Maria Panevino, his father’s
I was a monk in retreat for many years,
and now a priest for forty years in the Basilica di
Santa Maria Maggiore.
What would life be like if nature had selected the male body to gestate and deliver offspring? What if women had evolved to be on the more pleasurable side of procreation while men endured its discomforts (if not labor pain, then at least an average of 2,400 days of bleeding through adolescence and adulthood)?
Woodchuck was wandering on a path through woods one day when his leg caught in some vines.
Somewhere on the crossroads of history they stood: the pillar of Salt and the pillar of Fire.
In conversation with poet Richard Siken, be prepared to bleed a little.
Open Letter, 2009
Mercè Rodoreda (1908–1983), often acclaimed as the greatest modern Catalan author, worked as a seamstress and wrote novels while in exile in France and Switzerland for over 20 years during Franco’s regime.
This First Proof contains the story “Love (ii).”
This First Proof contains the story Belisario, translated by Mark Schafer.
After 20 years of capturing the particular light of the Lower East Side with oil paints and canvas, Mark Tambella receives a solo showing at La MaMa La Galleria.