Rodney Koeneke and Trisha Low reading at Sector 2337
2337 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Saturday November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM
Rodney Koeneke’s Etruria is just out from Wave Books. Earlier collections include Musee Mechanique (BlazeVOX, 2006) and Rouge State (Pavement Saw, 2003). Recent work can be found in The Brooklyn Rail, Fence, Granta, Gulf Coast, The Nation, [ … ]
Tomorrow at noon (Philadelphia time) we will be streaming live video of a one-hour conversation with Bernadette Mayer at the Kelly Writers House. to join, click on the video player on this page: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/tv/ . Later the same day – Tuesday, Oct. 21 – at 6 PM Philly time, we will also [ … ]
The impact of the Ebola virus is devastating. People around the world are mustering to offer aid. In addition to physical and monetary assistance, we can offer solidarity, hope, and art. These things matter, too.
At Broadsided Press (www.broadsidedpress.org), we believe art and literature are as necessary as the news to understanding the world. They [ … ]
Two Teens Trilogies collates The Posit Trilogy and Trilogy by American poet Adam Fieled. Portions have appeared in Tears in the Fence, Otoliths, the fourW Anth, and elsewhere. Here is the e-book on Yudu. Cover, by Peter Paul Rubens, hangs in the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Center City Philadelphia.
Joseph Noble joins us live at Light Rail Studios on Sunday,
October 19, and will read from/discuss his collection, Antiphonal Airs (Skylight
Press). Join us at 11:30am-12:30pm, savekusf.org | SF
Joseph Noble’s poetry has appeared in Hambone, OR,
New American Writing, Five Fingers Review, The New Review of Literature, Eleven
Eleven, and other journals. [ … ]
The Great Recession, by American poet Adam Fieled, was first released as an e-book in 2013. It focuses on the lives of Americans during the late Aughts and early Teens. Portions have appeared in Otoliths, Words Dance, the fourW Anth, and elsewhere. Cover image by Abby Heller-Burnham. Here it is on Yumpu.
Endangered Languages and Texts, 2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
“Of the 6,500 languages spoken in the world today, only half will make it to the next century,” says poet Bob Holman. Ammiel Alcalay, editor of Lost & Found, The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and Bob Holman, founder of the Bowery Poetry Club, examine the state of endangered [ … ]
Twenty-one years and counting. Can you believe it? There’s been a ton of activity over the past year, from the rebuilding of Chaudiere Books (the trade extension, one might say, of above/ground) to the founding of the poetry journal Touch the Donkey (included as part of the above/ground press subscription!). Just what else might happen? [ … ]
Classes start November 1st and we have 6-week online courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out courses like Poetry and Feminist Theory, Prose Poetry, and returning courses like Red-Headed Stepchild, Pulse Poem Pulse, and [ … ]
Kristin P. Bradshaw
Poetry, 104 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 978-1-936194-19-3, original paperback $14
Publication date: October 15, 2014
Apologies. For a new religion? a social-political discourse? a queer’s life? All these plus a reflection on the tension between immediacy and understanding, set in a quasi historical dream-landscape in motion from the ‘West’ of antiquity toward [ … ]
Announcing the relaunch of Tripwire, a journal of poetics:
Issue #7, featuring: Jen Coleman, Leslie Kaplan (trans. Julie Carr & Jennifer Pap), Rodrigo Toscano, Jeroen Mettes (trans. Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei & introduced by Samuel Vriezen), Lesego Rampolokeng, Heather Fuller, Nathan Cordero, Donato Mancini, Trish Salah, Arnold Joseph Kemp, Hsia Yü (trans. Steve Bradbury), Carlos [ … ]
Congratulations to new Ottawa resident Jason Christie for making the shortlist to the 2014 bpNichol Chapbook Award! Thrilled to see, also, two other above/ground press authors–Christine McNair and Phil Hall–on the shortlist for further titles. Congratulations, all!
This is above/ground press’ third and third annual appearance on the bpNichol Chapbook Award shortlist, after Fenn Stewart’s An [ … ]
This is the first collected edition of Tom Raworth’s fourteen-line
poems. The book sits well in the hand, has a poem per page, and uses
Perpetua font, which is one of the fonts Raworth first used as a type
setter. The collection [ … ]
We’d like to offer you a $10 discount on our annual subscription for the coming year if you subscribe before November 15. Please visit our online store for the full details on 2015 subscriptions, and use the discount code ALIEN to receive the discount. You can also pay by check — just mention your [ … ]