Jaffe is the Poet/Host at the Autry
Museum of Western Heritage and the International Readings Coordinator
for the United Nations Dialogue
among Civilizations through Poetry program and creator and host
of the Poetix Spoken Word reading
series at the world famous Rainbow Room on the Sunset
Strip in Hollywood (formerly PoeticLicense at the Zen Restaurant Theater).
He has been featured at numerous readings and poetry festivals throughout
the United States and abroad including the Hammer Museum, Comedy
Store, Autry Museum, University of Texas, UC Northridge, Los Angeles
Poetry Festival, Austin International Poetry Festival, San Luis Obispo
Poetry Festival, Bristol, Paddington and Birmingham Poetry festivals.
Jaffe is the Co-chair of Poets
for Peace and has spearheaded organizing poetry hosts around
the world through the Poetry
Host community group .
His work can be found in numerous publications and anthologies like
Urban Spaghetti Saturday Afternoon JournalStaple Gun PressPoetry
MagazineSicFireflyDaimler Chryslers Spirit the WordWill for Peaceetc.
Jaffe books include Jewish Soulfood available from Dead
End Street , Unprotected Poetry CD and book from PoetWarrior
Press. Pudding House Publications has just released a
special book of Jaffe’s Greatest Hits along with several other poets.
Salmon Publishing in Ireland will be publishing his forthcoming
book Lying Half-Naked in the Doorway. In addition, Lummox
Press is about to publish his book of poetic noir L. A. Rhapsody.
Each month Jaffe writes a poetry column for www.about.com
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