How Great Artists Talk To Each Other Across Time And Space – Jack Grapes

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Film Courage: Can we practice something?

Jack Grapes, Artist, Writer, Author, Instructor: Can we?

Film Courage: Yes, can you give me an assignment and correct me?

Jack: Are you going to write it?

Film Courage: Well, I’ll just say it. I don’t know…if I was in the class and you were testing me…

Jack: It’s hard to say it. It’s about writing but I’ve given you the four voices, right? Plus writing like you talk so you’ve got writing like you talk, you’ve got that high voice that is a lot of chit-chat stuff Boy, you won’t believe what happened and then man knock me for a feather but I was…then there is the fancy voice (poetic), lots of images metaphors, similes, all that…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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Jack Grapes is an award-winning poet, playwright, actor, teacher, and the editor and publisher of ONTHEBUS, one of the top literary journals in the country. He has won several publishing grants and Fellowships in Literature from the National Endowment for the Arts. He’s also received nine Artist-in- Residence Grants from the California Arts Council to teach writing in various schools throughout Los Angeles. He is the author of 13 books of poetry, including TREES, COFFEE, AND THE EYES OF DEER, and BREAKING DOWN THE SURFACE OF THE WORLD. A spoken-word CD, Pretend, was recently issued by DePaul University. He is also author of a chapbook of poems and paintings titled AND THE RUNNING FORM, NAKED, BLAKE. His most recent publication is LUCKY FINDS, a boxed set of 50 cards that extend and parody the dynamic artistic productions of high-modernist poets such as Ezra Pound and Charles Olson. For more information on Jack’s classes, please visit here.

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