Christmas was coming. The rent was past due. A pile of chocolate colored powder lay on the table by the back window of the loft, a former machine shop with solid concrete floors and ceiling. Soundproof, bullet proof. Photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine and manuscript pages were randomly pinned and taped to the walls. A […]
About Tom Haynes Tom Haynes is a photographer based in NYC. His commercial work has appeared in numerous magazines like Newsweek, Mademoiselle, Elle, and GQ. Tom Haynes is the art editor for Local Knowledge Magazine. His portfolios can be seen at his website: http://www.tomhaynesstudio.com.
The following conversation with the poets, Joe Johnson and Harry Lewis, and the writer Sanjay Agnihotri took place at the Hudson Diner in NYC on May 31, 2016. SA: Your piece in this issue comes out of a larger piece, correct? JJ: Yes. When I was a kid, I grew up in Harlem, and I […]
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The following interview with Basil King and Martha King took place on January 15, 2017 at the Kings’ residence in Brooklyn, New York.
Cleo at about 6:13 Regatta on Lake Union, Late July
STUNTIN’ Free Time Wake Up Call
We wore flouncy halter tops and ran from the boys who wanted to see if we had tits underneath. “Suckers!” We yelled, and ran down the block, back to my house. We went around to the side door and down into the cellar where it was cool. “Let’s take a rest,” said Renae. Plum fuzz […]
OK, so I’m in Joe the Art of Coffee, the one on 13th Street near Union Square, it’s early Saturday morning, like 8 or 9, and this is the first thing that was kind of odd, because it’s a popular place, and typically there’s a bunch of people in there at that time — at […]