Two Forthcoming Books in 2018 & 2019

I’m pleased to announce that I have two books forthcoming: The Art is a Lonely Hunter, Autobiomythography IV is a chapbook due out in May 2018 from Post House, and Spork Press will be publishing the full-length Operating Systems, Autobiomythography III in April 2019.

Sleeping Bag Runs, 2016

We’ve started up the sleeping bag runs for homeless folks in NYC a few weeks back. Keep up to date by following us on the Brooklyn Artists Helping website:

LUX Magazine & the “JFK, Reconsidered” Text

  The literary journal LUX, which is the multimedia counterpart to Lumina Magazine out of Sarah Lawrence, is publishing a section of a cross-media book I’m working on. A section of this experiment is set to be published by LUX, & I’ll update this page then with more details, but if you follow this link, you can […]

Publishers Weekly review of Hiccups

Woke up to this wonderful review, from the PW website: “In this satisfying second Autobiomythography collection (after Autobiomythography & Gallery), Pan hits the ground running with brief snapshots of life in the U.S.—and later the world—that hover in the same emotional sphere as haiku. Through Pan’s striking cinematography and use of perspective, readers see how […]

Hiccups, a new book of short poems

My second collection of poems, Hiccups, is now out from Augury Press & available for order through Small Press Distribution & Amazon. You can also read some sample poems on the SPD site. Taking cues from a myriad of short forms—haiku, epigram, bon mot, aphorism, senryū—the poems in Joe Pan’s Hiccups search out unexpected ways […]

Sleeping Bags for the Homeless, Year 2

Year 2 of Brooklyn Artists Helping ( is in the books! Follow our blog to learn how you can help distribute sleeping bags to people who are homeless on the streets of New York. My many thanks & admiration for those who joined us on the 4 runs this year. We gave out 20 sleeping […]

“The Poem” – New pamphlet out from Greying Ghost Press

Got a buck? Then you can grab a new pamphlet of my poem “The Poem,” released by Greying Ghost Press. From their description: “Not just The Poem but Thee Poem. One that featured both the “pained cry from the city’s boiling vortex” and “the lone cricket barking from a rusted Buick.” If you say ‘Damn!” […]

Interview with Brooklyn Magazine

  I sat down at Kasia’s Diner on the corner of N 9th & Bedford for some chatty straight talk with Nicole Disser from Brooklyn Magazine. Later they sent a photographer over & took photos of the books. The mag was nice enough to put BAP in some good company with Badlands Unlimited, Birds LLC, & […]

Final Conference for Infinite Record

  For the past 2 years, I’ve been attending conferences all over northeast Europe, in celebration of the work of 3 artists, where academics, artists, & writers showcase their own work or speak to one idea or another in relation to the art/act of archiving. This was the final conference, held at MIT in Boston. The […]

“Hiccups” to be published by Augury Books in 2015

I was in LA this past week when I opened my inbox to a terrific email from Kate at Augury Books informing me that they wanted to publish my book of short poems, Hiccups, in May of 2015. The book is a basically a love letter/travelogue broken into 250 short poems. I’ll update the site as more information […]

Acting debut on “F to 7th”

I’m on internet TV! Check out this first episode of the second season of Ingrid Jungermann’s “F to 7th,” a homonuerotic series of webisodes, where I play a Jehovah’s Witness beside across from Annette O’Toole. If you haven’t watched season 1, I highly recommend it…    

Hyperallergic Poetry Reading Series

I’m proud to be announcing the Hyperallergic Poetry Reading Series, in which I will be choosing interesting locations for readings by poets published in Hyperallergic. The inaugural reading will be hosted by Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, with readesrs Joanna Fuhrman, Dan Magers, Debora Kuan, & Ana Božičević. I wrote a Hyperallergic piece about taking on the job […]