Blagg, Max

Born in England, Max Blagg has lived in NYC since 1971. He has published four books of poetry, most recently Pink Instrument (Lumen Editions/Boston) and the forthcoming What Love sees in the Distance. He has performed widely in and out of NYC, at the Kitchen, Guggenheim Museum, Jackie 60, St Marks Church, Bowery Poetry Club etc. Blagg has collaborated on artist books with Donald Sultan, James Brown, and Jack Pierson, among others. He is the co-editor of the art/lit magazine Bald Ego, and co-host of the show Bald Ego Online on Art Radio. The following is from Blagg's 1001 Nights, A book of stories.