Video features Alex Gildzen reading on 9 May 2009 at The Lit in Cleveland, Ohio, during
Tres Versing the Panda: Three Days of Poetry Soiree.  Filmed by Jesus Crisis.

 Event sponsored by Green Panda Press (Cleveland Heights) and The Temple, Inc.

“Richard Carlson Gives Elizabeth Short a Charm Bracelet” comes from Gildzen‘s work in progress
The Arrow That Is Hollywood Pierces the Soul That Is Me

It first appeared in Gildzen’s Green Panda Press chapbook Beth (2009)

For more, please check out his Outlaw Dreams (2008, Green Panda Press)
The Avalanche of Time: Selected Poems 1964-1984 (1986, North Atlantic Books)

You may also visit Gildzen’s blog:
read his biography:
view his videos: and even
peruse his papers: