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Poet's life: The tweets of Howard Camner

The idiosyncratic, Pulitzer Prize-nominated Miami poet Howard Camner is also a humorist and something of a performance artist. Here he is in a best-of look at the tweets at @hcamner. He has made 20 in four years.

July 17, 2009: “Turbulence at 67 Inches”. I haven't read it, but I wrote it, and I'm told it's an amazing trip. Get your copy. Call 888-795-4274 ext. 7876

July 17, 2009: Searching for a producer to turn “Turbulence at 67 Inches” into a film. E-mail me:

Aug. 1, 2009: Looking for a producer to get on board with TV series for HBO or the like. Also male actor who can play egomaniac for comedy, contact me.

Sept. 10, 2010: Turbulence at 67 Inches is also now available on Barnes & Noble Nook as e-book. They were hesitant for some reason

Sept. 11, 2010: The sword swallower comes up to you and he kneels

Sept. 11, 2010: Turbulence at 67 Inches is taking the country by storm (but not this country)

May 15, 2011: new CD out in Spain called “Insomnia” composer Enrique Vazquez. Lyrics by EE Cummings, Ferlinghetti, EH Auden, Langston Hughes, and me.

May 15, 2011: Turbulence at 67's greatest autobiography. Get it today.

June 23, 2013: Join me for the launch of my new book “Poems from the Mud Room” Gables Books & Books, August 30th at 8 P.M.

Aug 17, 2013: Took my shower; dressed in a few days. See you at my book launch August 30th at 8 P.M. at Books and Books in Coral Gables.

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