Today marks the 99th anniversary of the birth of poet Kenneth Patchen. In addition to poetry, he also wrote several magnificent, experimental novels – “The Journal of Albion Moonlight” is our fave – and painted many of what he called “picture poems.” Kenneth Patchen died on January 8, 1972.
Greg Haymes founded Nippertown, along with his wife Sara Ayers, in 2009. Greg was a musician, journalist, and ambassador to the Capital Region arts community. Greg passed in April of 2019, but his legacy continues.