Videos, Audios, and Digital Visualizations

Treyf Pesach jazz performance at Bird&Beckett with Chris Amberger, Noel Jenkins and Don Alberts (audio only). March 29, 2018.

“Geography of Chinese Workers Building the Transcontinental Railroad: A Virtual Reconstruction of the Key Historic Sites,” Stanford University, Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project, 2018

“Ya Might As Well Laugh: Comedian Will Durst, Storyteller Linda Levine, and Professor Hilton Obenzinger.” In Deep Radio, Show #148, November 26, 2016.

“How I Write” is a series of conversations with Hilton Obenzinger and faculty and other advanced writers at Stanford to explore the nuts and bolts, pleasures and pains, of all types of writing. Stanford on iTunes has many of the video and audio recordings.

How I Write conversation at LitQuake 2013 with Scott Hutchins and Molly Antopol, Podcast

How I Write conversation with Scott Saul on Researching Richard Pryor

Reading at Litquake 2012

Reading for Eleven Eleven magazine, Nov 12, 2011

“Reflections on the Writing Process,” talk at Writers on Writing Series at West Valley College

Host of Literary Reading at Columbia 1968 + 40 Conference, 2008

Other Voices TV: Occupy the Future, panel on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Articles and Poems

Two Poems: “The Theft Outright,” “The Gift Outright.” Journal of Poetics Research, September, 2017.

“One More Eclipse.” The Best American Poetry, August 21, 2017

“Waiting for Trump.” Tikkun, December 30, 2016

“Treyf Pesach.” Tom Clark: Beyond the Pale, March 22, 2015.

“Let’s Have Reasoned Debate: Not Distortion and Calumny: A Reply to Russell Berman.” Hilton Obenzinger, Joel Beinin, David Palumbo-Liu. Los Angeles Review of Books, April 27, 2014.

“Meditations in a Time of Delusions and Lies,” and other commentaries on

Op Ed: “Divestment is a Stand for Equality in Israel”

“Writing (In) the Past,” article in XCP Magazine

“In the Shadow of ‘God’s Sun-Dial’: The Construction of American Christian Zionism and the Blackstone Memorial,” article in Stanford Humanities Review

“American Palestine: Mark Twain and the Touristic Commodification of the Holy Land”

“On Being a Traitor,” article in Journal of Advanced Composition, soon after the beginning of the Iraq war

“Yom Kippur Liturgy,” poem in Left Curve.

“Giving Thanks,” on Clear View blog

“Personal Reflections 40 Years After 1968,” from Columbia + 40 Conference

Excerpt from Busy Dying, in remembrance of Kenneth Koch


Interview on The Rag Blog by Jonah Raskin

Interview on Mondoweiss by Bob Feldman