New one just published in Ponta Delgada, Azores…

…in the weekly Terra Nostra’s literary supplement, Artes & Letres.

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Pereira enters Portugal again…

“Attempting Portuguese on Thursday” was published this week in the literary supplement of Terra Nostra, a journal located in Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal. Muito Obrigado, Vamberto Freitas!

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A Magnificent Party!

The last time I sang “Happy Birthday,” I was 7 years old and it meant nothing to me. This past weekend, I sang it–along with about 40 others–to a man who recently turned 85. We had meat and cake. We had the spirit of many years in the room with us. We had the best damn poet in the world making us all feel that the decisions we made to follow poetry all those decades ago were the correct ones. Thank you, Philip Levine, for all of it. Here’s looking forward to the 95th…the 105th…the….

Don’t believe the "Temporarily Out" stuff

It has come to Pereira’s attention that, even though is showing this as “temporarily out of stock”, the order will be forwarded to the publisher. Or, you could simply order directly from


Take a chance. I believe, sincerely, that this is a pretty f&*$@^g good book. (spoken in the cold December darkness of the day after the end of the world). 🙂