Call for participation: Twitter-based, long-form collaborative poem

I’m interested in working on a series of collaborative, long-form poems using Twitter as a writing platform. As a constraint-based system (140 characters, one line at a time), Twitter lends itself to exquisite corpse-like compositions, and for this project I would like to extend that work to include appropriated language, chance operations, overwriting of each [ … ]

Tuesday poem #126 : Eric Schmaltz

Tuesday poem #126 : Eric Schmaltz : untitled
http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2015/09/tuesday-poem-126-eric-schmaltz-untitled.html
coming up: Kayla Czaga, Paige Taggart + Hugh Behm-Steinberg

also: the above/ground press chapbook sale!http://www.abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2015/08/aboveground-press-bundles-5-chapbooks.html

and: an interview in which i discuss coffee, etc;http://queenmobs.com/2015/08/poets-online-talking-about-coffee-rob-mclennan/

Dry Ice: Inter-Dialogism and Apparition Poems (IA)

Dry Ice: Inter-Dialogism and Apparition Poems features meta-critical analyses of Apparition Poems by American poet Adam Fieled, with an emphasis on phenomenology and its new adjunct term inter-dialogism, on Internet Archive.

Thanks,
Adam [ … ]

Interviewees needed for conceptual poetry discussion for The Argotist Online

Interviewees needed for conceptual poetry discussion for The Argotist Online

Would anyone be interested in taking part in a discussion on conceptual poetry for The Argotist Online?

Although the discussion is framed as a “critique” I would welcome people who are in support of conceptual poetry for the sake of balance. So far, five people have taken [ … ]

Boog City 2015-16 Events Calendar

Hi all,

Here you go, the Boog City 2015-16 Events Calendar:

**New York City Small Presses Night
Tues. Nov. 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Sidewalk Cafe

**Boog City’s Classic Albums Live presents
For its 50th anniversary and his 75th birthday,
Phil Ochs’ I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Sun. Dec. 20, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Sidewalk Cafe

**Readings from The Portable Boog Reader [ … ]

interview with colin morton re: ouroboros,

My interview with Colin Morton re: his publishing house Ouroboros (1982-1989),including a bibliography of the press, is now online;
http://www.robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2015/08/ouroboros-1982-1989-bibliography-and.html
it is part of an archival project I’ve been working on lately to track and documentdecades’-worth of (lost) Ottawa literary publishing (currently working on an interviewwith Blaine Marchand re: Sparks magazine (1977-1978); see [ … ]

above/ground press bundles! 5 chapbooks for $18

Until October 1st, 2015, above/ground press is offering five titles of your choice (while supplies last) for eighteen dollars (plus postage). What a deal!

You can scroll through the backlist here (check for availability of older titles): http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/search/label/chapbook

Available titles include:

Now You Have Many Legs To Stand On, Ashley-Elizabeth Best
Six Swedish Poets, Hugh Thomas

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P.S. Donations are also more [ … ]

above/ground press participates in the (second) fisher fine and small press fair at the univeristy of toronto, sept 12, 2015

Given the success of their prior small press book fair, The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is holding a second small press fair in their space!

Come by and see what above/ground press (and numerous other publishers) have been up to lately.
FISHER FINE AND SMALL PRESS FAIR

Saturday September 12, 2015

Time: 10 am-5 pm

Location: Thomas [ … ]

above/ground press bundles! 5 chapbooks for $18

Until October 1st, 2015, above/ground press is offering five titles of your choice (while supplies last) for eighteen dollars (plus postage). What a deal!

You can scroll through the backlist here (check for availability of older titles): http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/search/label/chapbook

Available titles include:

Now You Have Many Legs To Stand On, Ashley-Elizabeth Best
Six Swedish Poets, Hugh Thomas

Tuesday poem #125 : Jennifer K Dick

Tuesday poem #125 : Jennifer K Dick : CERN 59

http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2015/08/tuesday-poem-125-jennifer-k-dick-cern-59.html
coming up: Eric Schmaltz, Kayla Czaga + Paige Taggart,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #33 : seven questions for Kayla Czagahttp://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2015/08/ttd-supplement-33-seven-questions-for.html
and: the Chaudiere Books summer sale continues! http://www.chaudierebooks.blogspot.ca/2015/08/summer-sandwich-chaudiere-books-month.html

On Writing #70 : Susannah M. Smith

On Writing #70 : Susannah M. Smith : On Writing
http://www.ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2015/08/on-writing-70-susannah-m-smith.html
coming up: Rebecca Rosenblum, Renee Rodin + Pam Brown,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #33 : seven questions for Kayla Czagahttp://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2015/08/ttd-supplement-33-seven-questions-for.html
and: the Chaudiere Books summer sale continues! http://www.chaudierebooks.blogspot.ca/2015/08/summer-sandwich-chaudiere-books-month.html

New Mudlark: Roy Bentley

New and On View: Mudlark Issue No. 58 (2015)
Saturday Afternoon at the Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio
Poems by Roy Bentley
Roy Bentley is the author of four books of poetry and several chapbooks. Poems have appeared in journals including The Southern Review, Blackbird, Shenandoah, Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, North American Review and elsewhere; recently, in the anthologies New Poetry [ … ]

a new chapbook (and how to order)

I produced a wee chapbook, The Rose Concordance (Apostrophe Press),for a reading I did last week at The Sawdust Reading Series:
http://www.robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2015/08/a-new-chapbook-and-how-to-order-sawdust.html
Copies are available (while supplies last) by dropping $4 to me via paypal(either on blog or to rob_mclennan@hotmail.com), or by sending a chequeto: rob mclennan, c/o 2423 Alta Vista Drive, [ … ]

Gyan Books: Posit-Deposit

This 2015 Gyan Books paperback edition of Posit-Deposit by American poet Adam Fieled features two intros by Fieled, and is the first print edition of Deposit, which features Manayunk Sky, also featured in fourW. Gyan Books are based in Delhi, India.

Thanks!
Adam afieled@yahoo.com [ … ]

reminder: above/ground press twenty-second anniversary reading and launch: Best, Earl + Thomas,

above/ground press twenty-second anniversary reading and launch
with readings by:Ashley-Elizabeth Best (Kingston)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ Hugh Thomas (Montreal)
Thursday, August 27, 2014
7pm door / 7:30pm reading
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W, Ottawa
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
$5 at the door / includes a copy of a recent above/ground press chapbook, [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement #33: seven questions for Kayla Czaga

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #33: seven questions for Kayla Czagahttp://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2015/08/ttd-supplement-33-seven-questions-for.html
also: TtD supplement #32: five questions for Aaron Tuckerhttp://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2015/08/ttd-supplement-32-five-questions-for.html
TtD supplement #31: seven questions for Lola Lemire Tostevinhttp://www.touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2015/07/ttd-supplement-31-seven-questions-for_27.html
Copies of the sixth issue are very much available, including new poems by Lola Lemire Tostevin, D.G. Jones, Aaron Tucker, Deborah [ … ]

Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry to Charles Bernstein and Giuseppe Conte

The 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry has been awarded to Charles Bernstein and Giuseppe Conte. The prize was founded in 2012 by the Hungarian PEN Club (an affiliate of International PEN). In 2014, Yves Bonnefois (France) and Adonis (Syria) won the prize, which is modelled on the Nobel Prize for Literature. In [ … ]

Russian Poetry Launch for Larissa Shmailo’s Patient Women

Forimmediate release
Press contacts:
Larissa Shmailo
212-712-9865
Larissa@larissashmailo.com
Regina Khidekel
russculture@aol.com

Russian Launch Party for LarissaShmailo’s Patient Women
UncleVanya’s
315West 54th Street
NewYork, NY
212-757-0168
Tuesday, September 8,2015
7:00 to 10 pm
FREE; open to the public
New York City. A real Russian launch party will celebrate thepublication of poet Larissa [ … ]

Billy Collins & the Ballymaloe Prize

The Steven Barclay Agency :
Dear Kathryn Barcos, Associate Director,
It is my understanding that your Agency represents the poet Billy Collins.
Billy Collins is the judge for the *€10,000 *poetry prize (Ballymaloe)
administered by *Moth* magazine in Ireland. This Irish prize gets about
3,000 entries, according to “The Irish Times” magazine section. So far [ … ]

A Funny Torture I Hallucinated the Other Day [Reconstructed from Elder Notebooks] (((of Maxwell Clark)))

http://06515.blogspot.com/2015/08/a-funny-torture-i-hallucinated-other.html

“Peering about panoptically is not not reconcilable with the schemata of
Hegel’s weltgeist (?) INCARNATED as the stupid fresh mode or fasces of
production translated across an intervallic extension of periods called
history, rather than spacing.[...]”

http://06515.blogspot.com/2015/08/a-funny-torture-i-hallucinated-other.html