Paul Pines

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New York-based writer Paul Pines has published several books of poetry and collaborated with composer Daniel Asia. Pines works as a psychoanalyst and also hosts the Lake George Jazz Weekend.

About

Paul Pines grew up in Brooklyn around the corner from Ebbets Field and passed the early sixties on the Lower East Side of New York. He shipped out as a merchant seaman, spending 1965-66 in Vietnam, after which he drove a taxi and tended bar until he opened The Tin Palace in 1970, the setting for his novel, The Tin Angel (1983). Redemption (1997), a second novel, is set against the genocide of Guatemalan Mayans. My Brother’s Madness (2007) a memoir, has recently enjoyed wide critical acclaim.

Pines has also published seven volumes of poetry. He has translated and published poems by Nicanor Para and Roque Dalton, and edited a tribute to Argentine poet Juan Gelman in the summer issue of The Cafe Review (2009).

Paul Pines lives in Glens Falls, New York, where he practices as a psychotherapist and hosts the Lake George Jazz Weekend.

--extracted from Paul Pines' website

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