New: Letters To Dead Masters, Around The Grain, etc

New on Youblisher, bold-formatted for easy reading: the epistolary novel Letters To Dead Masters and philosophy tome Around the Grain.

New on Open Library: Early Books: Expanded Editions, with prefaces, critical commentary from Jeffrey Side, Steve Halle, and more.

Thanks!
Adam Fieled [ … ]

James Weldon Johnson recordings

Okay, exciting news. PennSound’s new James Weldon Johnson page. Yes, hear the recorded voice of James Weldon Johnson. This is possible because Chris Mustazza did the sleuthing, the research, the digitizing, the editorial pondering, and because our friends at Columbia University’s archive were helpful, and because the James Weldon Johnson estate wanted the recordings made [ … ]

Tuesday poem #86 : Mercedes Eng

Tuesday poem #86 : Mercedes Eng : my anti/gentrification sampler

http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2014/11/tuesday-poem-86-mercedes-eng-my.html

coming up: Jean Donnelly, Pearl Pirie + Valerie Coulton,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #14: six questions for Roland Prevost
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-14-six-questions-for.html

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new from above/ground press: Betts, Christie, Pirie + Babineau,

Who Let the Mice in Brion Gysin
Gregory Betts
$4
See link here for more information

Cursed Objects
Jason Christie
$4
See link here for more information

today’s woods
Pearl Pirie
$3
See link here for more information

THE BLACKBURN FILES
Kemeny Babineau
$3
See link here for more information

keep an eye on the above/ground press blog for [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement #14: six questions for Roland Prevost

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #14: six questions for Roland Prevost
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-14-six-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #13: eight questions for Megan Kaminski
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-13-eight-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #12: seven questions for derek beaulieu
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-12-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #11: seven questions for Susan Briante
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/10/ttd-supplement-11-seven-questions-for.html

the third issue is now available! featuring new work by Gil McElroy, [ … ]

Third Thursday Poetry Night, December 18: Adam Tedesco

The Poetry Motel Foundation

Poet Adam Tedesco will read at the Social Justice Center
Thursday, December 18, 7:30PM

Albany Poet Adam Tedesco will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:30PM. Adam Tedesco has worked as a shipbuilder, a meditation instructor, a telephone technician [ … ]

Curley & Kimmelman in West Village on Dec. 7th, 6:30

Jon Curley & Burt Kimmelman

reading new and published work

Sunday, December 7th at 6:30

Left Bank Books

17 8th Avenue—Near West 12th Street

NYC 10014

*Jon Curley* is the author of three collections of poetry: *New
Shadows*, *Angles
of Incidents* and the forthcoming *Hybrid Moments*. He teaches in the
Humanities Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark and

Poet as Radio: Kevin Killian on November 23

This Sunday, 11/23, Kevin Killian joins us live on Poet asRadio! Kevin will read from/discuss his recent collection, TWEAKY VILLAGE(Wonder, 2014). Tune in at 11:30am-12:30pm, savekusf.org | SF Community Radio.
Kevin Killian, one of the original “New Narrative” writers,has written three novels, Shy (1989),Arctic Summer (1997), and Spreadeagle (2012), a book of memoirs , andthree [ … ]

Tuesday poem #85 : Aaron Tucker

Tuesday poem #85 : Aaron Tucker : What letter of the alphabet has lots of water?

http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2014/11/tuesday-poem-85-aaron-tucker-what.html

coming up: Mercedes Eng, Jean Donnelly + Pearl Pirie,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #13: eight questions for Megan Kaminski
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-13-eight-questions-for.html

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Third Thursday Poetry Night: Nov. 20 — Karen Skolfield

the Poetry Motel Foundation
presents

Third Thursday Poetry Night

@
the Social Justice Center
33 Central Ave., Albany, NY

November 20, 2014
7:00 sign up; 7:30 start

Featured Poet: Karen Skolfield
Karen Skolfield’s book “Frost in the Low Areas” (Zone 3 Press, 2013) won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry and is a Massachusetts “Must Read” [ … ]

above/ground press at Meet the Presses’ 2014 Indie Market!

Saturday, November 22, 11:30 am – 5 pm

The Tranzac Club, Toronto

The Meet the Presses collective presents the 2014 Indie Literary Market, where handpicked literary presses and magazines stand behind their work!

The Market will also feature the announcement of the winner of the 2014 bpNichol Chapbook Award! See the shortlist for 2014 here.

Participating publishers and mags [ … ]

This Thurs/ NYC Small Presses Night and Issue Online

This Thurs/ NYC Small Presses Night and Issue Online
please forward
——————–

Boog City presents

d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses

12th Annual

New York City Small Presses Night

This Thurs. Nov. 20, 6:00 p.m. sharp, free

Book fair—5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sidewalk Café
94 Ave. A (@ E. 6th St.)
NYC

with

Bone Bouquet
[ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement #13: eight questions for Megan Kaminski

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #13: eight questions for Megan Kaminski
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-13-eight-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #12: seven questions for derek beaulieu
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-12-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #11: seven questions for Susan Briante
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/10/ttd-supplement-11-seven-questions-for.html

the third issue is now available! featuring new work by Gil McElroy, j/j hastain,
derek beaulieu, Megan Kaminski, Roland Prevost, Emily [ … ]

Ocean, creature, sorrow

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Two poems by Séamas Cain, “The Lady O’Handrahaun” and “Razors,” are
included in the November 2014 issue of the online literary journal “TRUCK.”
This issue of “TRUCK,” devoted to innovative and post-modern writing, has
been coordinated and edited by Anny Ballardini.

With November a time for world-wide commemorations of the dead, and death
itself, Ballardini has [ … ]

Announcing Posit 4!

Posit 4 is published, and it’s an amazing issue! Featuring poetry by Kristin Abraham, Simeon Berry, Dana Curtis, Darren C. Demaree, Raymond Farr, Derek Graf, Carolyn Guinzio, Tim Kahl, Drew Charles Kalbach, Jared Schickling, Marius Surleac, Lewis Warsh, and Karen Zhou.

With visual art galleries by ShinYeon Moon, Gina Pearlin, James Rauchman, Kevin [ … ]

Poet as Radio: Nick Piombino on Sunday, 11/16

This Sunday, 11/16, we’re airing recorded poems by
Nick Piombino. Thank you, Nick (and Sara Goldenthal) for sending us your work! His
book Contradicta and the poems “The Frozen Witness,” “Fantasy,” and “The
Broken Angel,” are among the recordings we’ll be listening to. Join us at
11:30am-12:30pm PT, savekusf.org | SF Community Radio.
Nick Piombinois [ … ]

Tuesday poem #84 : Carrie Olivia Adams

Tuesday poem #84 : Carrie Olivia Adams : from “Daughter of a Tree Farm”

http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2014/11/tuesday-poem-84-carrie-olivia-adams.html

coming up: Aaron Tucker, Mercedes Eng + Jean Donnelly,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #12: seven questions for derek beaulieu
http://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2014/11/ttd-supplement-12-seven-questions-for.html

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On Writing #44 : Emily Ursuliak

On Writing #44 : Emily Ursuliak : Writing on Transit

http://www.ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2014/11/on-writing-44-emily-ursurliak.html

coming up: Asher Ghaffar, Carla Barkman + Missy Marston,

also: above/ground press 2015 subscriptions!
http://www.abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2014/10/aboveground-press-2015-subscriptions.html

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New Mudlark: Greg Wrenn

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 90 (2014) continued…

One Whale Shark Eye: My Response to Christopher Cokinos
by Greg Wrenn

Greg Wrenn’s essay, “The 23rd-Century Nature Poem,” originally appeared in American Poetry Review, May/June 2014, and has been republished in Poetry Daily online. Christopher Cokinos’ essay, “The 21st-Century Nature Poem,” a/k/a Mudlark Flash No. 90 [ … ]

CFP (deadline 15 Nov): New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry, 13-14 March 2015, Institute of English Studies, London

Currently, poets and speakers attending the conference include: Paul Farley, Patience Agbabi, Hannah Lowe, Helen Mort, and Tom Chivers (publisher at Penned in the Margins).

CALL FOR PAPERS

This two-day conference, organized by the Institute of English [ … ]