Marc Vincenz a poet, fiction writer, translator, editor and artist. He has published over 30 books of poetry, fiction and translation. His work has been published in many journals, including The Nation, Ploughshares, Colorado Review, Willow Springs, Raritan, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. He is publisher and editor of MadHat Press and publisher of New American Writing. His most recent books are The Pearl DIver of Irunmani (White Pine, 2023), A Splash of Cave Paint (Spuyten Duyvil, 2023) and An Alphabet of Last Rites (Cervena Barva, 2023). He is publisher and editor of MadHat Press and publisher of New American Writing.
A Demitasse of Extinction
So funny how that uncanny, unfunny man sought you out on a rainy day in Istanbul—you were in earshot of the bazaar and smoking a hookah, and, of course, it was Ramadan.