Peter Waterhouse, Charles Bernstein, Rosmarie Waldrop at Harvard, April 8 and 9, 2014

Two videos linked here

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Seminar with Charles Bernstein & Peter Waterhouse on  the poetics of transduction, substitution, and transformation, as well as the political role that translation can play as a site of activism and engagement. April 9, 2014.


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Third Thurs. Poetry Night, May 15 — Janet Hamill

The Poetry Motel Foundation

c/o Dan Wilcox

280 South Main Ave.

Albany, NY 12208

(518) 482-0262

Poet Janet Hamill will read

at the Social Justice Center

Thursday, May 15, 7:30PM
Poet Janet Hamill will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:30PM. Janet Hamill is a poet and spoken word [ … ]

Spring BA & MFA Graduation Readings

The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics is proud to present the Spring BA & MFA Graduation Readings. Come celebrate with our graduating students as they complete their journeys at Naropa!

BA Graduation Reading: Friday, May 9 at 5:00 PM

MFA Graduation Reading: Friday, May 9 at 7:00 PM

Both events will be in Naropa University’s Performing Arts [ … ]

new from above/ground press: ARRHYTHMIA, by Janice Tokar

Janice Tokar


The forest breathes north
for a thousand miles

a slow, deep exhale
of patient resuscitation

We fill our lungs
saturate each pulse

April 2014
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Janice Tokar’s poetry has been published in Arc Poetry Magazine, the Bywords Quarterly Journal, The Peter F. Yacht Club, ottawater and Experiment-O. An earlier manuscript [ … ]

This Sunday, d.a. levy-palooza: Big Bell/Push, Black Ocean, Rye House

d.a. levy-palooza:

celebrating 3 renegade presses

This Sun. May 4, 2014,
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

$5 Suggested

Big Bell magazine / PUSH Press
San Francisco and NYC

Black Ocean
Boston, New York, and Chicago

Rye House Press
Rye, N.H.

Come see our 147, 148, and 149th levy lives presses

in the backyard at
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Hosted and [ … ]

An Advertising Opportunity in Boog’s Festival Issue


This August, to mark Boog’s 23rd anniversary, we’ll be putting on our
eighth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater
festival, featuring poets, musicians, and playwrights performing at
two venues, in two boroughs, over four days, from Fri. Aug. 1-Tues.
Aug. 5. Among the over 100 performers taking part are poets Rachel
Adams, [ … ]

News Release: Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration May 31

The Poetry Motel Foundation
and the Hudson Valley Writers Guild

Contact: Dan Wilcox (518) 482-0262

> Press Release — for immediate release <

Reading of “Song of Myself”
to Commemorate the Birthday of Walt Whitman
May 31, Robert Burns Statue, Washington Park

Poets & other citizens will gather on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Robert [ … ]

New book from Tinfish Press

Tinfish Press is pleased to announce the release of *Donovan Kūhiō Colleps’
new chapbook Proposed Additions
*. Part elegy, part
history of ‘Ewa, part blueprint, Proposed Additions is the first of our
exciting line-up of experimental poetry of the Pacific for 2014. We hope
you will welcome it to your collection!

Donovan Kūhiō Colleps is currently [ … ]

new from above/ground press: Fifteen Problems, by Noah Eli Gordon (Images by Sommer Browning

Fifteen Problems
Noah Eli Gordon
Images by Sommer Browning

The Problem

The first person the social networking website suggests you befriend is the one most responsible for your obsessive compulsion to check for friend suggestions. This is the problem with the first person: the first person is too selfish; the second person, too accusatory; the third [ … ]

Final Call for Work: Boog Fest’s Poets’ Theater

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Final Call for Work:

Boog Poets Theater

Sun. Aug. 3, 2014

On Day 3 of the 8th annual Welcome to Boog City Poetry, Music, and
Theater Festival

Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A
New York City

Open reading period for submissions of plays.

New playwrights encouraged, all welcome.
Focus: Poets Theater, Poetics Theater, and poetic approaches to theater.

Pieces should be [ … ]

Sam Witt, Susan Lewis, & Gloria Mindock read at the Armory, Somerville, MA

Tuesday April 29 7 PM

Cervena Barva Press Reading Series

Center for the Arts at the Armory

Basement, Room B8

191 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA

Admission $3. Refreshments served!

Sam Witt is the author of Everlasting Quail (UPNE, 2001), winner of the Katherine Nason Bakeless Prize, and Sunflower Brother (Cleveland State University Press, 2006). He has taught at Harvard University, University [ … ]

Staring Out in Space: Best of the Poetry E-Books Pt. 1

Staring Out in Space: Best of the Poetry E-Books collects the best of the e-books I’ve published between 2007 and 2014. Part one features The Posit Trilogy (2013), Beams (Blazevox, 2007), and Mother Earth (The Argotist Online, 2011):

Adam Fieled

Lightning’d Press #8 is up!

Poems from Anna Levistky, Collin Shuster, Stu Hatton, Simon Petkovich,
Patrick Longe, Mark Young, Evan Jones, Jnana Hodson, Robert Okaji, Jennifer
Firestone, Ross Hair, Jimmy Lo, Sarah Rosenthal, Whit Griffin, Ric
Carfagna, Steven Manuel, Jamie Felton, Ryan Barker, Taviri Issa Raian
Barker, Jeff Miller, and more from our continuing interview with Peter

With love,

Jeff [ … ]

Mudlark Flash | Luisa Muradyan

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 86 (2014)

Luisa Muradyan

Poem for the Man Playing the Piano
in Front of the Wall of Police

Luisa Muradyan is originally from Ukraine and is currently teaching English at Kansas State University. Her work has previously appeared in Ninth Letter, PANK, A-Minor, Camroc Press Review, Anderbo, and Neon Literary Magazine.

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E-Book (Kindle Edition) : Edgy Americana

This e-book, in a Kindle Edition thanks to Amazon, addresses the cultural significance of the 1979 Alex Chilton album “Like Flies on Sherbert,” (cover by William Eggleston) whose lyrics address issues of transgression, perversion, and the territorial kitsch of the American South as of late century XX:

Adam Fieled

Call for Papers MSA16 November 6-9, 2014

By Design: Modernism and the Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Landscapes

Gertrude Stein declared the nineteenth century “the dead dead dead nineteenth century.” Ezra Pound called on poets to give up their extensive symbolic codes and Victorian ornamentation in order to “let a hawk be a hawk.” Despite the animosity, or at least impatience, with Victorian [ … ]

Notes Towards Internet Theory

This collection of notes addresses, with theoretical apparatuses drawn from both literary theory and philosophy, the possibility of I.T. (Internet Theory) applied to textuality on the Net as of 2014:

Adam Fieled

Scholarships available for Pierre Joris class at Chicago School of Poetics

Class runs next week, apply today.

Study with poet Pierre Joris in this one-day online class. “Writing translation / translating writing” inverts the traditional relationship of original text & translated copy & reinscribes the activity of translation as core process of the act of writing. Students will be simultaneously involved with writing & with translation from [ … ]