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James Berkowitz

Author's Bio

James Berkowitz is a poet, writer, and multidimensional artist. He has published two books "Canteen Trumpets at Noon" and "The Angels are Watching" both available for viewing at Poets House NYC. Recent credits include a literary journal "San Francisco Peace and Hope", anthologies "The Revolutionary Poets Brigade - Los Angeles" and “Men in the Company of Women”, international literary journal “Blood & Honey Review”, an online journal “The Saturday Special: Lovelorn Poets”, and “The Examiner” in both Boston and Los Angeles amongst several places where his work is recognized. James is currently at work on a collection of poems and short stories as well as reading and performing live. He loves the magnificence of nature and its many settings as well as the pulse and stimulation of city streets. His greatest reward is connecting with other sentient beings.

Publications and Prizes

Performances:
Beyond Baroque (2012), Industry Cafe and Jazz (2012), The Last Bookstore (2012), Venice Breeze Suites (2012), Harlem Place Cafe (2011), Tribal Cafe (2011), Beyond Baroque (), Bob's Espresso Bar (), Cairo Cowboy (), Catcher in the Rye (), Hall-Haskell House (), Hollywood Dance Center (), McGroarty Arts Center (), Plymouth Arts Center (), Seed Gallery (), Somethin's Brewin Cafe (), The Bitter End (), The Rapp Saloon ()

James Berkowitz Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
WITNESS by MARIO BENEDETTI, SAN FRANCISCO PEACE AND HOPE by ANTHOLOGY
Favorite Books:
Leaves of Grass, Siddartha, Of Mice and Men, The Journey Home, The Alchemist, Witness, The Painted Bird, Letters to a Young Poet, Howl, Big Sur, Grapes of Wrath, Gitanjali, Open Closed Open, Old Man by the Sea, Rubaiyat, Ideas & Opinions, In the Shadows of Man...
Favorite Authors:
Walt Whitman, William Blake, Langston Hughes, Jack Kerouac, Arthur Rimbaud, Robert Frost, Nazim Hikmet, Yehuda Amichai, Mario Benedetti, Pablo Neruda, Rabindranath Tagore, Jacques Prevert, Rainer Maria Rilke, Anna Akhmatova, Alexander Pushkin, Boris Pasternak, Antler, Alberto Blanco, Jerzy Kosinski, John Steinbeck, Arthur Miller, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Herman Hesse, Li Po, Tu Fu, Wislawa Symborska, Adam Zagajewski, Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, Omar Khayyam, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Albert Einstein, James Lasdun, David Bezmozgis, Paolo Coehlo...

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Listing last updated: April 25, 2015

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