Friday, October 12, 2012

Paul Watsky on DPA Online Book Club

AUDIO: Telling the Difference: Where Poetry and Jungian Psychology Converge
Bonnie Bright speaks with Poet and Jungian Analyst, Paul Watsky, as he offers up the story of how he was led to each career, and shares his work that opens the door into the deep poetic leanings of soul. Telling the Difference is the only book of poetry (featured in the month of October) in the 2012 free online Depth Psychology Alliance Book Club.

"To quote Norman O. Brown quoting Euripedes, "God made an opening for the unexpected," and at long last we have what many of us have greatly desired: a collection of poems by Paul Watsky.

"Paul Watsky's is a singular voice in contemporary poetry, with a range that encompasses the wry, the mordant, the laugh-out-loud funny and the deeply moving, often within the same poem." -Charles Martin
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Paul Watsky is the author of the poetry collection Telling The Difference grew up in New York City and began writing poetry during high school. He now lives and works in San Francisco, where he earns his living as a Jungian analyst. 

He has published three chapbooks, "More Questions Than Answers" (tel-let 2001) "Sea Side" (tel-let 2003), and "Extra Innings," (2010, online at Interpoezia), cotranslated with Emiko Miyashita Santoka (Tokyo, PIE Books, 2006), and has poems in various journals, including Poetry Flash, The Cream City Review, onthebus, The Asheville Poetry Review, The Pinch, Natural Bridge, The Alabama Review, and forthcoming in Many Mountains Moving.

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