Jewish Psychedelic Summit   On Monday May 3 at 9am PT I will speak on a panel about Buddhist meditation and psychedelics as part of the Jewish Psychedelic Summit.  

Verse of April

Just released Verse of April: Hymn For the Living Poet. I have poems in there in homage to three poet-friends. Kit Robinson, Sabine Huynh, and Bill Lavender. You can find the poems and other homages here.  

Dreams & Afflictive States of Mind

Dreams and Afflictive States of Mind With Poet and Author Rodger Kamenetz Register Here When: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 – 7 PM to 9 PM Where: Virtual Zoom Event Fee: CIL Member: $10 Non Members: Suggested Donation $20 ​Pre-registration Required – upon registration you will receive and email with a Zoom Link Rodger Kamenetz is an … Read more


On Saturday March 13 at 5pm CT I  will be joining three other featured poets, from England, Australia and North Carolina for a prose poetry extravaganza hosted by LIT BALM. Here’s the link There will be an open mic so bring a poem and join in… Along with me, poets Holly Iglesias Paul Hetherington  and  … Read more


My friend Richard Katrovas created the Prague Summer Program in the wake of the Velvet Revolution and I was fortunate to teach in it many times in the summer. I got to learn the culture of Prague, especially the Jewish culture of the Jewish Quarter with its twin icons, the Golem and Franz Kafka.  Eventually … Read more