Books by Meghan Jenkins: An Appreciation

Books by Meghan Jenkins: An Appreciation

By Mark Aldrich
crabs with sandcastle dreams
inch toward me on the shore

        — “Sandcastle Dreams,” Meghan Jenkins, Sail Wet
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The six books that Meghan Jenkins has published so far offer six different aspects to her artistry and several different facets of her personality: three volumes of poems, two volumes of advice that carefully tread a line between genuine pointers to life and misanthropic humor, and a work of fiction.

“Good Night, Good Morning, I Love You,” the title of a poem that gives one collection its name, caught my eye first with its verbal playfulness: what if we had a friend named “Good Morning” that we said good night to?
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Spotlight On: Kunal C. Arora

Spotlight On: Kunal C. Arora

By Mark Aldrich
[Editor’s Note: Meghan Jenkins would like to direct your attention to some stand-up comedians, comics, and performers that she has seen and loves. This series of profiles and Q&As is her way of saying about some performers, “I don’t know how this person hasn’t blown up yet, so if we can help get them some attention with MeghaZine, let’s do that.”

One of the first stand-ups that both Meghan and I thought of for this feature is Kunal C. Arora, a NYC-based stand-up whose Salt of the Earth Tour commences today, April 1, and continues through the month. Catch him if you can:

Kunal C. Arora. Photo copyright Will DeVito.
Salt of the Earth Tour w/ Dennis Rooney
Brokerage Comedy Club, April 1-2—Ticket Info
Sandman Comedy Club, April 6— Ticket Info
Getaway Comedy, April 8—Ticket Info
Beauty Parlor Comedy, April 9— Ticket Info
We give you now some of the comedy of Kunal C. Arora and an exclusive chat between him and our editor-in-chief, me.—Mark]
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