Category Archives: New Poetry

Let’s Call a Draft a Draft

As poets, many of us are skeptical of editors. They have the power to reject or accept our poems and even edit them, and what do they know? Those of us who are visual poets are even more skeptical. Will … Continue reading

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K. Lorraine Graham’s Terminal Humming

Is technically available now from Edge Books. I imagine that there’s a lot of overlap between readers of her blog and readers of mine, so you probably already know this. And if you read her blog then you already know … Continue reading

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Spell/ing ( ) Bound

.. . . Spell/ing () Bound is a tripartite book, arguably harkening back to the Oulipo tradition,* by Cara Benson, Kai Fierle-Hedrick and Kathrin Schaeppi.  I saw it at the Dusie Press reading in New York last month, shuddered at … Continue reading

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Slow Poetry

Here. There’s a stack of cool stuff on my desk I want to tell you about, but I don’t have time right now to do it justice.

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Updates

Stop-gap solution for the color/formatting of the blog… I don’t really have time to fix it right now (or the cash to invest in CSS access). Some new readings have been added to my reading schedule. One of them (4/20) … Continue reading

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Scantily Clad Press

I haven’t been paying attention when people send me announcements about their chapbooks, but I did take a look at Megan Kaminski’s “Across Soft Ruins” and in doing so I discovered Scantily Clad Press‘s beautiful interface. Raises the bar from … Continue reading

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Kate Pringle’s RIGHT NEW BIOLOGY

Kate Pringle‘s RIGHT NEW BIOLOGY (with cover art by Danielle Lawrence) is out from the never-fail Heretical Texts.  The whole set this year looks very promising.  I’ve also heard Erica Kaufman’s Censory Impulse (which we’ve had a foretaste of in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Books I got for Christmas: Magdalena Zurawski’s The Bruise Salvador Plascencia’s The People of Paper Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination, Ed. Lynda Roscoe Hartigan (exhibit) I tend to buy poetry and theory on my … Continue reading

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twntw excerpts

Here. (Order here.)

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Redirected energies

Although my slowdown in blogging is in no way dire, I see a change in my creative energy that may make my blog posts fewer and further between. First of all, I’m currently teaching and working PT at the BPO, … Continue reading

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New Womb

With new poetry by me and other awesome female poets.

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Foursquare SE Samar Abulhassan

This year’s Dusie project is a little different from previous years–almost all of the participants are also editors, so instead of making our own books, each editor is making someone else’s book.  Jill Stengel of a+bend is making my chapbook, … Continue reading

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Flatland commerce

derek beaulieu writes: if anyone out there is thinking abt picking up a copy of flatland, you might wanna let me know rather quick … there are 8 copies at Pages Books in Calgary, and i have 27 copies here … Continue reading

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Reading matter

An interview with my friend, poet Chris Fritton.

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Three books to look for

Not exactly reviews, just comments about a couple of books I’ve been impressed by lately. I. Craig Morgan Teicher’s Brenda is in the Room and Other Poems From the little I know about Craig, I never expected to really like … Continue reading

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tinysides

New tinysides! Including work from Foursquare alumni Jess Rowan and Erin Bertram. Also, Jess Rowan’s and Maureen Thorson’s Foursquare SEs reviewed in the new issue of Galatea Resurrects.

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Small Press Month

They need to work on their slogan (are “the writers” still on strike?). And Grove is not a small press. But. A good place to start celebrating great writing is Dusie.  Since I didn’t participate in the project, I did … Continue reading

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Protected: the brightly colors

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we’ve been waiting so long

For Linda’s first book. Get it! (thx cb)

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… and also…

I decided that if a daughter is somehow magically born from my head today, like Athena, I will name her Charlotte Ellis, for Charlottesville and Harvey Ellis. Upon returning home I received a number of letters (SS, MT, GD) and … Continue reading

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