Join me at Word on the Street 2022!
New Poetry in the ongoing project!
I'd like to thank Coven Editions for publishing four poems of mine, all apart of my ongoing project of poetic homages to graphic novels!
The New Gods of The House
To celebrate the beginning of Halloween season, I am happy to share my ever so slightly spooky poem The New Gods of the House in Abyss and Apex issue 80! You can read or listen to my narration of this poetic homage to the works of Jack Kirby right here, alongside the other great works … Continue reading The New Gods of The House
March (again?) again – poems and nominations
Greetings from isolation! I can confess that I've been doing a terrible job keeping things up to date since the new year, but in fairness, I've haven't really had that much to say other than "Work in progress". But now I do have a few things to announce, so here I am. Firstly, I am … Continue reading March (again?) again – poems and nominations
That Ghostly Voyage Beyond in Cypress Poetry Journal
That Ghostly Voyage Beyond For you, I would relinquish My precious solitary signified being and embrace a gaseous dizzying Consciousness of nebulae …Ben Berman Ghan
A bird of flesh and futures in Cypress Poetry Journal
A Bird of Flesh and Futures I take the knife and slice Pieces of myself away and Hand them to be scattered Along tattered and uncertain timelines …Ben Berman Ghan
Essays, Poems, and Novellas incoming!
Hello all, First of all, though I've had some things to share for a while, I've been holding off because it has seemed strange and inconsiderate to announce good personal news in the present moment. But I have enough now that it seems worth putting out here, in gratitude of the great people I've been … Continue reading Essays, Poems, and Novellas incoming!
Writing in times of crisis
Hello everyone, It’s sort of shocking to realize that my last post was barely a month ago. March was 80 years long. In case you missed it, you can read my poem A Bird of Flesh and Futures in Cypress Poetry Journal as their first piece. They are quickly building a wonderful little catalogue that … Continue reading Writing in times of crisis
Dog Food for Dallas
Check out my latest published poem in the UC Review Online
There was a time during the twentieth century when the position of the greatest science fiction author was officially split into three. The greatest authors were considered to be Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clark, and Isaac Asimov.
Of the three, the latter two came to an official accord on how to respond to questions of who was the better writer. While sharing a cab ride in New York, Asimov and Clarke drafted The Clarke-Asimov Treaty of Park Avenue.
This agreement stated that when asked who was best, Clarke was to refer to Asimov as the best science writer, and Asimov was to refer to Clarke as the best science fiction writer. Each was to claim to be second-best in the other’s field.
The only written evidence of this treaty appeared in the dedication of Clarke’s novel Report on Planet Three:
“In accordance with the terms of the Clarke-Asimov Treaty…
View original post 838 more words