March, 2020

 

“The Earliest Time that Garbage Appeared on Earth is with the Birth of a Printing Press”

It was Brussels Poetry Festival 2017. I entered the legendary Belgian Cafe “La Fleur en Papier Doré”, the HQ of the Belgian surrealist movement in the 1920s, where Magritte, Paul Rouge and Marcel Lecomte were habitués. Now, 100 years later, somebody was rocking the room with contagious laughter mixed with “r” words in American accent. There they were: Kat Georges and Peter Carlaftes – the couple who runs “Three Rooms Press”, a New York-based independent publisher inspired by dada, punk, and passion. The couple began the publishing house in 1993,Read More