steve dalachinsky

steve dalachinsky


STEVE DALACHINSKY is a native of Brooklyn and a lifelong New York poet. Sadly he died in 2019. His memorial ceremony was attended by hundreds of poets and jazz musicians who celebrated Steve’s contribution to the arts both in America and in France where he was named a Chevalier des  Artes et des Lettres.

His work has appeared extensively in journals on & off line. He is included in such anthologies as Beat Indeed, The Haiku Moment, Up is Up But So is Down: NYU Downtown Literary Anthology, the Unbearables anthologies: Help Yourself, The Worse Book I Ever Read and The Big Book of Sex (of which he is a co-editor) and the esteemed Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. He has done collaborative projects with photographers and jazz musicians. He is a contributing writer to the Brooklyn Rail. His book A Superintendent’s Eyes was reissued by Autonomedia/Unbearables in 2012. His latest CDs are collaborations with saxophonist Dave Liebman, bassist Joelle Leandre and an experimental French rock Group the Snobs. He recently received an Acker award  and  a prestigious chevalier of the ordre des artes et des letters from France.

dalachinsky, steve, Fool’s Gold, narrative poems copiously illustrated with collages by the author. $15.00

Black Magic, deconstructed from the 1929 novel by Paul Morand, translated from French by Hamish Miles, with illustrations by the African-American artist Aaron Douglas. Dalachinsky collages both text and illustrations to create a prose/poem filled with provocative ambiguities. 43 pp. (2017) $15.00.