Getting the Band Together This week, it’s that of Kathi Kamen Goldmark who died last week at 63 ... She eventually started a business escorting writers around the bay area before combining her passions by starting the Remainders. Although she was a schmoozer extraordinaire ... 05/31/2012 - 5:09 am | View Link
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Writers’ Catalyst, Dies at 63 Kathi Kamen Goldmark had made a lot of friends in the literary world by shepherding authors on book tours when one day inspiration struck: what the very best authors yearn to be, she realized, are rock stars. So was born the Rock Bottom Remainders, a ... 05/29/2012 - 4:59 pm | View Link
Kathi Kamen Goldmark Kathi Kamen Goldmark (August 18, 1948 – May 24, 2012) was an American author, columnist, publishing consultant, radio and music producer, songwriter, and musician. 04/23/2014 - 11:37 am | View Website
Rock Bottom Remainders | Stephen King sings Rock Bottom Remainders is a band of really famous authors. Once a year they put down their pens and perform a concert benefiting literacy. Stephen King ... 04/23/2014 - 6:22 am | View Website
"Don't Quit Your Day Job" Records Group: The Rock Bottom ... Label site with history, news, images and merchandise information. 04/23/2014 - 3:31 am | View Website
West Coast Live Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live, San Francisco's Radio Show to the World! 04/23/2014 - 12:46 am | View Website
Yesterday was April 23, the generally accepted birthday of William Shakespeare, who is again in the news. Just a few days ago, two rare-book dealers, George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler, announced that they had found a copy of John Baret’s “Alvearie” — a 1580 dictionary — actually used and scribbled in by English literature’s greatest writer.
If doomed to repeat one’s life over and over again during the 1940s, who wouldn’t try to kill Hitler? Yet not interfering with history is one of the cardinal rules of the Cronus Club, a select group of people known as the kalachakra , who loop through time in “ The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August ,” by Claire North (Redhook, $25).
Edward Hirsch’s “A Poet’s Glossary” is an instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student. This exhaustive resource surveys the landscape of poetry — its forms, devices and schools — and traces the development of the art form through the centuries and around the world.