Elliot Howard Bassman
Elliot Howard Bassman earned his MFA degree from Columbia University. An artist, author and curator, he has given many readings of his poetry and essays at Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia and at Flushing Town Hall in Queens. His essay, “Sylvia,” published in Walking Higher, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Based on this essay he created and directed his first video, "The Word Never Mentioned" (Ryan Tully videographer) which won Best Documentary Short at the Queens World Film Festival, 2012. He has published three booklets with The Feral Press.
Two Stories (2005), 8 ½” x 5 ½”, takes a modern view of biblical events and includes three of the author’s black and white illustrations. $6.00
The Bed (2006), 8 ½” x 5 ½”, story with cover and two illustrations by the author. $6.00
In the Wind (2009), story with cover and several illustrations by the author. He has most recently made a video of this piece With Ryan Tully (cinematographer and editor) and an original score written and performed by Greg Hammontree. $7.00