Erasing the Inauguration: A Free Online Political Poetry Workshop

In this moment of emboldened racism, misogyny, homophobia, and xenophobia, I believe it crucial that our work as poets be socially conscious and politically engaged. To that end, I am starting a series of free online workshops where we will explore the writing of poetry as an act of resistance, of disobedience, and of rebellion. [ … ]

New Issue of Talisman (Just Out)

Please take a look at the new Talisman:

talismanmag.net (talisman magnet)

Special Section on George Quasha
edited by Burt Kimmelman
​George Quasha, “Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole / preverbs”
​George Quasha, drawings from the *Dakini-Duende Series*
Vyt Bakaitis, “A Few Words for George Quasha and *poetry is (Speaking
Portraits)”*
William Benton, “Two Handed Transcendence”
Edward [ … ]

Touch the Donkey : twelfth issue,

The twelfth issue is now available, with new poems by Gil McElroy, Colin Smith,
Nathaniel G. Moore, David Buuck, Kate Greenstreet, Kate Hargreaves, Shazia Hafiz Ramji,
Erín Moure and Sarah Swan.

Seven dollars (includes shipping). Take a bow, sugar beet.

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/01/touch-donkey-twelfth-issue.html

Copies of the first eleven issues are still available. As are subscriptions!

Over the next [ … ]

CORRECTION

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There was a mistake on the web-page for the Plonsker Prize.

That mistake has now been corrected.

The *genre* for the 2017 Plonsker Prize will *be* *poetry* and *not*
fiction.

Only the first 200 submissions will be considered, so apply early!

They will close submissions once they reach 200.

So there is no need to inquire as to the total [ … ]

the launch of ottawater #13: Ottawa’s annual poetry pdf journal

Ottawa’s annual pdf poetry journal
edited by rob mclennan
www.ottawater.com

Come out to the launch of the thirteenth issue of ottawater, featuring new writing by Susan J. Atkinson, Jennifer Baker, Meagan Black, Ronnie R. Brown, Faizal Deen, Amanda Earl, Adele Graf, a.m. kozak, Sarah McDonell, rob mclennan, Alcofribas Nasier II, Pearl Pirie, Nicholas Power, [ … ]

new from above/ground press: random_lines = random.choice, by Jason Christie (ITEM #800!

random_lines = random.choice
Jason Christie
$4

# encumbrance at dawn

gravel with snow on top.

bridge – bridge – i want
language language language.

Image expressing
Through amber Snow

bridge – abridge – i want
music to introduce a baby

With a story about a
simple path, a relationship

to objects, friends huddled
close, closing soon a season
for music, you let [ … ]

On Writing #120 : K.I. Press

On Writing #120 : K.I. Press : On Being Off

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/01/on-writing-120-ki-press.html

coming up: Jennifer Baker, Sean Braune + Susan Glickman,

furthermore: Tuesday poem #197 : Éireann Lorsung

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-197-eireann-lorsung-from.html

also: Aimee Herman on Kathy Acker, many gendered mothers (+ call for submissions!)

http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/

etcetera: rob mclennan reads in Vancouver, January 18, w/ Stephen Brockwell

http://chaudierebooks.blogspot.ca/2017/01/rob-mclennan-stephen-brockwell-in.html

alternately: there [ … ]

Tuesday poem #197 : Éireann Lorsung

Tuesday poem #197 : Éireann Lorsung : From England

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-197-eireann-lorsung-from.html

coming up: Alexandra Oliver, Klara du Plessis + Daphne Marlatt,

also: call for submissions: many gendered mothers

http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/

furthermore: rob mclennan reads in Vancouver, January 18, w/ Stephen Brockwell

http://chaudierebooks.blogspot.ca/2017/01/rob-mclennan-stephen-brockwell-in.html

alternately: there is still time to subscribe to above/ground press for 2017: Stephen Collis!

Susan Swan! Carrie [ … ]

new from above/ground press: Series out of Sequence, by Carrie Hunter

Series out of Sequence
Carrie Hunter
$4

Sequence

A real dog can always tell a fake bitch.

The real world is not about happy endings.

Screaming at the top of your lungs for answers and finding them.

Symbols don’t mean anything other than that which you hope that they mean.

I have the exhumation order.

A long hot shower in the good [ … ]

c a l l f o r s u b m i s s i o n s : m a n y g e n d e r e d m o t h e r s ,

O god save all the many gendered-mothers of my heart, & all the other mothers, who do not need god or savior,

our hearts persist in excess of the justice they’re refused.
Dana Ward, “A Kentucky of Mothers”

many gendered mothers (http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/) is a project on literary influence featuring short essays by writers (of any/all [ … ]

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

The Bone Woman
by Lynne Knight

Lynne Knight’s poetry collections have won prizes from The Quarterly Review of Literature, Bear Star Press, The Sow’s Ear Review, Two Rivers Review, The Ledge, and Sixteen Rivers Press. Her most recent collection, The Persistence of Longing, 2016, is available from Terrapin [ … ]

New Mudlark: Lynne Knight

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

The Bone Woman
by Lynne Knight

Lynne Knight’s poetry collections have won prizes from The Quarterly Review of Literature, Bear Star Press, The Sow’s Ear Review, Two Rivers Review, The Ledge, and Sixteen Rivers Press. Her most recent collection, The Persistence of Longing, 2016, is available from Terrapin [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement: new interviews with Downs, Babineau, Murphy, Cole, Graham, eckhoff + Avasilichioaei

Anticipating the release next week of the twelfth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal), why not check out the interviews that have appeared over the past few weeks with contributors to the eleventh issue: Buck Downs, Kemeny Babineau, Ryan Murphy, Norma Cole, Lea Graham, kevin mcpherson eckhoff and Oana Avasilichioaei.

Interviews with [ … ]

Morag Morris Poetry Lecture 2017 – Prof. Rachel Blau Duplessis – University of Surrey, Guildford

Dear All – a reminder of the upcoming Morag Morris Poetry Lecture 2017 to be given by Prof. Rachel Blau Duplessis:

Morag Morris Poetry Lecture 2016?17

The Cosmological Poem

A talk by Professor Rachel Blau Duplessis

Thursday 12th January 2017 6pm

University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH

Lecture Theatre Block (Room: LTF)

Tickets: £4/£2 Concessions

Booking: visit the website for booking details

Boog City 112 Now Online, S.F. Event This Fri. Jan. 6

Hi,

The online pdf of Boog City, issue 112 is now available.

You can read it at:

http://www.boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc112.pdf

Thanks to all of the poets and our interview subject.

enjoy,
Boog City

David Kirschenbaum, editor
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, art
Joel Schlemowitz, film
Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, libraries
R. Brookes McKenzie, music
Buck Downs, poetry
Jaclyn Lovell, printed matter
Jackie Clark, small press

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Boog [ … ]

TtD supplement #69 : seven questions for Oana Avasilichioaei

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #69 : seven questions for Oana Avasilichioaei

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/01/ttd-supplement-69-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #68 : seven questions for kevin mcpherson eckhoff

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/12/ttd-supplement-68-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #67 : seven questions for Lea Graham

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/12/ttd-supplement-67-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #66 : seven questions for Norma Cole

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-66-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #65 : seven questions for Ryan Murphy

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-65-seven-questions-for.html

TtD [ … ]

Tuesday poem #196 : Aaron McCollough

Tuesday poem #196 : Aaron McCollough : New Prime

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-196-aaron-mccollough-new.html

coming up: Éireann Lorsung, Alexandra Oliver + Klara du Plessis,

also: updated list of “Tuesday poem” forthcoming + links-to-date:

http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2017/01/dusie-tuesday-poem.html

furthermore: my ‘best of’ list of Canadian poetry books, also up at dusie:

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/a-best-of-list-of-2016-canadian-poetry.html

Archive & Survive !

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“DIVISION LEAP” is a bookstore selling rare books & objects.

“DIVISION LEAP” is located in Portland, Oregon in the U.S.

“DIVISION LEAP” provides old surrealist poetry, & old situationist texts,
old concrete poetry, poetry of Lettrisme, artist books, and much more …

https://www.divisionleap.com

OREGON LIVE report concerning “Division Leap” …

http://www.oregonlive.com/multimedia/index.ssf/2014/03/division_leap_finds_and_preser.html

“Division Leap” TUMBLR image(s) & word(s) …

https://divisionleap.tumblr.com

Respectfully,

Séamas [ … ]

Call for submissions for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017

Happy 2017, friends of AngelHousePress,

Here’s the call for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017. It’s a bit different this year in that we have a theme. Please send work as soon as you can. I’m hoping to have a balance of 15 visual pieces/poems & 15 text-based poems.

ANGELHOUSEPRESS PRESENTS
NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 – A Celebration of Women

NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 will be [ … ]

Boog City Goes West 2017 Event & Issue

please forward
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New York City’s

Boog City Goes West 2017

Fri. Jan. 6, 7:00 p.m. sharp free

Alley Cat Gallery
3036 24th St.
San Francisco

featuring readings from

Elana Chavez
Ivy Johnson
David Kirschenbaum
Kate Robinson
Jamie Townsend

and music from

Yoko OK

And read Boog City 112,
w/ work on and by all the California performers:
http://www.boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc112.pdf

For more info call [ … ]

Boog City 111 Now Online

Hi,

The online pdf of Boog City, issue 111 is now available.

You can read it at:

http://www.boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc111.pdf

Thanks to all of the contributors and subjects.

enjoy and Happy New Year from your friends at Boog City,

David Kirschenbaum, editor
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, art
Joel Schlemowitz, film
Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, libraries
R. Brookes McKenzie, music
Buck Downs, poetry
Jaclyn Lovell, [ … ]

On Writing #119 : Lesley Buxton

On Writing #119 : Lesley Buxton : Talking to Myself

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/12/on-writing-119-lesley-buxton.html

coming up: K.I. Press, Jennifer Baker + Sean Braune,

also: Tuesday poem #195 : Suzanne Zelazo

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/12/tuesday-poem-195-suzanne-zelazo-diviner.html

furthermore: above/ground press 2017 subscriptions still available!
http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2016/09/aboveground-press-2017-subscriptions.html

Call for Work: The HOWL (Humanities Opposition World League)

Call for Work: The HOWL (Humanities Opposition World League) is an anti-fascist collective of artists and scholars; please see our manifesto at https://119howl.wordpress.com/manifesto/.We are seeking art, articles, poetry, flash, and other creative work for our website at https://119howl.wordpress.com/. Please send submissions to 119howl@gmail.com.

Larissa Shmailo
www.larissashmailo.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larissa_Shmailo

Tuesday poem #195 : Suzanne Zelazo

Tuesday poem #195 : Suzanne Zelazo : Diviner

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/12/tuesday-poem-195-suzanne-zelazo-diviner.html

coming up: Aaron McCollough, Éireann Lorsung, Alexandra Oliver

also: On Writing #118 : Elee Kraljii Gardiner

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/12/on-writing-118-elee-kraljii-gardiner.html

furthermore: my first six posts at the Ploughshares blog!
http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/author/robmclennan/

and: seeking interviews/interview pitches over at Queen Mob’s Teahouse:

http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2016/12/seeking-interviewsinterview-pitches-for.html