Tag Archives: Pushcart Prize

How the Writing Partnership with My Wife, the Poet Patricia Smith, Really Works

   The following originally appeared on the Buried Under Books blog: It’s been nearly two years since Mikaila, our adventurous teenager, moved out of our house in Howell, NJ, to study at a little liberal arts college that lies between … Continue reading

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More Honors For My Brilliant Wife Patricia Smith

My wife Patricia Smith has won her second Pushcart prize for poetry. And she’s just been selected as a MacDowell Fellow and will be spending several weeks working at the New Hampshire artist colony this summer. This is a big … Continue reading

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Video of a Joint Reading: Literary Soulmates Patricia Smith and Bruce DeSilva

This summer, my wife Patricia Smith and I did a reading together at the Nexus Lounge in Manhattan, part of the wonderful Inspired Word reading series sponsored by Michael Geffner. The performance, billed as “Literary Soulmates,” was captured in a … Continue reading

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