About Jeff Alessandrelli

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length collection THIS LAST TIME WILL BE THE FIRST (Burnside Review Press, 2014). Other work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Boston Review and four chapbooks. The name of Jeff’s chapbook outfit is Dikembe Press and the name of his vinyl record-only poetry press is Fonograf Editions.

Contemporary Ekphrasis

Last week at the Montana Book Festival the poet Michael Earl Craig and I conducted a workshop entitled “Contemporary Ekphrasis,” and for funsies I thought I’d post my “lecture” notes…

In Bruges

We call them fairy tales because they exist in fantasy, in the revelation of the imaginative. A life is something lived, actively enacted; a tale something told. (From culture to…

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