Matthew Klane reading at The Linda for the "Year in Review" event on December 17, 2021

Episode 23: Matthew Klane Live at The Linda

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On this episode, we are highlighting the great Matthew Klane who was one of the featured poets who was part of the “Year in Review” event at The Linda on December 17th, 2021.

Matthew Klane is co-editor at Flim Forum Press. His books include Canyons (w/ James Belflower, Flimb Press 2016), Che (Stockport Flats 2013), and B (Stockport Flats 2008). An e-chapbook from Of the Day is online at Delete Press, an e-book My is online at Fence Digital, and a chapbook Poetical Sketches is available from The Magnificent Field. He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY.

Dan Wilcox notes on his blog about Klane’s reading:

Matthew Klane, in contrast to Rebecca [Schumejda], read many little poems & he read them from a stack of little pieces of paper held in the palm of his hand. Most, if not all, had titles but if I tried to write all the titles down I would’ve missed the poems. They are satirical political, sociological analysis/critiques of pop culture & news, stories. They are quirky, often humorous & full of the word-play of a natural-born punster.

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Music Credit

Our theme music is “Sorry” by Comfort Fit.