Edward Teja's Writings
SIGH OF A TRAVELER (Poetry collection)
We are heading out driving over strands of sun-baked asphalt, staring at parched hills still waiting for the relief of rain, seeing the faces of farmers waiting for the release of rain. We travel this overheated asphalt line through desert towns, huddled along the road. Shuttered stores, and boarded up homes betray the charm of an older era; derelicts that...
The Potato Professor A Fictional Review by Ed Teja Keith Gruber might be more widely known but for the whim of trends. His strength has been in finding new resonance and meaning within normally restrictive forms such as roundels and villanelles. After his challenging debut chapbook, The Rhyming of Orange (winner of the Obscurantist Medallion), it seemed he was...
...the traveler, belonging no more to one place than to the next, moves slowly, over periods of years, from one part of the earth to another. ”
—Paul Bowles THE SHELTERING SKY
I grew up traveling, and still love a rootless life that changes to adapt to changes in the world and in my own life. My first school experience was in Sasebo, Japan, as the only non Japanese student. Later, I went to grade school in Berlin. A sense of cyclic...
Causes Edward Teja Supports
Edward’s Favorite Books
The Sun Also Rises, The Unbearable Lightness of Being.