Hi all, there is now an audiobook of Alef el-Tav available. Also I got published in Paintbucket again, “Some say time was invented in 1847” which is a horny poem.
I got published in Paintbucket for a third time. Someday is a poem about cooking and eating your landlord.
New Chapbook: Alef el-Tav I’ve got a new chapbook out. Alef el-Tav is one long 22-stanza poem I wrote over the course of the Jewish High Holidays 5780. It’s a lot of prayer to G-d. I’ll be recording an audio version soon. I got published in Paintbucket Magazine again It’s a poem from (E)stranged Earth: … Continue reading “Two New Poems (One is a chapbook)”
Hello! I’ve been far more active on my Patreon lately, lots of new poems on there including two poems a month!! But more importantly I’ve been added last minute to the setlist of the PROLETARIAN POETRY PARTY at the Wooden Shoe this Wednesday, October 2nd, 7pm, at the Wooden Shoe, 705 South St Philadelphia. More … Continue reading “SEE ME READ POETRY LIVE!! + NEW PUBLISHED POEM!!”
Hi everyone, quick note. I’ve decided to just make this site shelraphen.com rather than datapup.info. The branding was fun before but I chose it when I was planning on being a web developer, which I extremely don’t want to be anymore. This website is mostly about my poetry and writing now, so I wanted the … Continue reading “New domain name (again)”
Hello! It’s been a whole year since I last posted an update here. Wild! I’ve been super busy with grad school on top of full-time work, but then, also, I got diagnosed with a chronic degenerative musco-skeletal disorder, which kinda put a stall on my life. Right now I’m recovering from surgery, preparing for physical … Continue reading “Patreon, BUILD Poetry Zine, and WordPress”
I Have a new chapbook out!! I’m so excited to release my new chapbook: Jovian Flesh & Fauna. This chapbook is an experiment in alien empathy and my final confessional on cults. It’s been in the works for well over a year now and it’s finally ready to read. Follow the “learn more” link for … Continue reading “Jovian Flesh and Fauna, Fuckcore, Housekeeping”
Hey!! Hey!!! Heeeeeey!!! My dear friend Crisian Colocho (aka Chosa!!) has been working soooo hard on a ~secret project~ and guess what!! Guess!!! What!!! The first episode has dropped! of! Our new podcast miniseries! Better Everyday Better Everyday is a new 5 part miniseries from Stipes Radio, this is episode one. Our goal with this … Continue reading “Better Everyday”
Hello!! Just a quick quick update to say that there are two new episodes of Better Everyday available for your listening pleasure. In Episode II: Image Chosa and I talk self-image, self-esteem, confidence, selfies, and structural oppression. In Episode III: Pride We talk about loving your people, owning your background, and other fun stuff. Please … Continue reading “Better Everyday”
It’s been a while since I last posted an update here. First things first, I’m a contributor to my friend Gô Shoemake’s new zine CYBREMONDAY!! My piece is titled Hooking Up To The Cybre and is about the positives of gay hookup culture. I highly recommend you give the whole issue a read as it … Continue reading “Cybrezine and Grad School”