REVIEW: Streaming by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Posted in Uncategorized on September 9, 2015 by HedgeCoke

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by Matthew Pincus

Streaming, by Allison Adelle Hegde Coke, is concerned with the interconnectedness of historical moments that are enmeshed with the personal and global spiritual consciousness of the present world. The speaker says in the title poem, “Impressions strummed today / incite future impulsion, / create past prophecy” (6). Global warming, the changing climate, September 11, street children in Medellin, Colombia, the rights of indigenous, the Dust Bowl are all issues in the forum of the text. Historical or current manmade problems are evoked: “Along an echo-wrinkle in existence / your presence permeates swaying” (6). That is, the many folds or moments of experience echo in the spirit, or emotions of others, and permeate the many swaying moods of society, culture, and politics.

The collection is tightly structured, starting with an elegy to her mother, and having each successive section dedicated to family –…

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Prediction, another Great Migration

Posted in Uncategorized on April 18, 2015 by HedgeCoke

Drought/climate catastrophe = Great Migration to Great Lakes region

Chicago, be ready, California may be headed your way

Streaming (Book & Album)

Posted in Uncategorized on November 1, 2014 by HedgeCoke

Announcing

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Streaming full jacket

New book with Coffee House Press out late fall 2014 – preorder open now

Streaming cd imprint 2

New album on Long Person Records with Rd Klā
Download album – available now

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Streaming (Book & Album)

Posted in Uncategorized on November 1, 2014 by HedgeCoke

Streaming full jacket

New book with Coffee House Press out late fall 2014 – preorder open now

Streaming cd imprint 2

New album on Long Person Records with Rd Klā
Download album – available now

M.I.A. October: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Posted in Uncategorized on October 18, 2014 by HedgeCoke

Mixing Innovative Arts

Allison_Hedge_Coke_Headshots-3What is the book (or story) that you are currently working on?

Just sent off final proofs on Streaming, coming out in December, with Coffee House Press.

Where did the idea come from and does it fall under a specific genre?

The book is in tribute to the earth and calculates catastrophe caused by humankind upon her and intimate, personal, experiences within the changes we are going through as a species. Poetry.

What are you currently reading (and why should others be reading it too)?

Currently blurbing about ten books that will be coming out soon, so reading tons of new work by new poets and writers. We all need to keep abreast of the ever-growing conversations in poetry, prose, literature, and to be informed as to what conversation we are in, as writers.

What are some upcoming titles in your reading list?

National Book Award long listings:

  • Fanny…

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Featured Writer–Michael Wasson

Posted in Uncategorized on August 31, 2014 by HedgeCoke

Featured Writer–Michael Wasson.

My Writing Process Blog Tour

Posted in Uncategorized on June 5, 2014 by HedgeCoke

New up Kimberly L Becker & Wang Ping (thank you Glenda Bailey Mershon)

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Blog Tour

MY WRITING PROCESS

That amazing writer/thinker/worker Glenda Bailey-Mershon, Scot-Cherokee descent, holds such sincerity in her writing she will definitely bring you to a new place if you follow her:

<http://www.glendabaileymershon.com>. Glenda invited me to join the blog tour My Writing Process, so here we are and here I thank her and encourage you to go read her today and to look into her life as a reflection of the deeper place.

It is true that Glenda has a great on-going blog. Whereas, I tend to blog when I want to have a theory posted for the date. My latest theory is boiling over right now but I am not ready to post it. Soon!

Meanwhile, jump over to Glenda’s amazing page once you finish this one up and follow all the other links I post, too, for the full run.

1)       What am I working on?

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