“First Screening” is a 1984 “computer poem”: this streaming Quicktime version is a screen capture of the Applewin emulator version of “First Screening.” Freeze-frames from the Quicktime do not always reflect the structure of bpNichol’s code. For more information about, and other versions of, this work go to ViSPO. The .mov version was realized in [ … ]
This essay attempts to formulate the rudiments of a critical rubric around the new, avant-garde English-language poetry of the Aughts of the twenty-first century. Flashpoints include narrativity, the Internet, Lang-Po, activity in Philadelphia, Chicago, and London, and what the Teens hold for serious poetry avant-gardism:
This Sunday, 5/18, Todd Melicker returns to Poet as Radio and will read from and discuss his first full-length collection, rendezvous (Rescue Press). Join us at 11:30am-12:30pm at savekusf.org / SF Community Radio.
Todd Melicker daily wanders the streets of Petaluma, Ca, gathering data as a GPS technician. He is the author of the chapbooks day [ … ]
Today we have released episode 76 of the PoemTalk series, a 30-minute discussion of Anne Waldman’s “Open Address to Senator Jesse Helms” (“To the Censorious Ones”) with Pierre Joris, Stacy Szymaszek, and Orchid Tierney.
Reassessing Language Poetry: Thirty Years After The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book
First published in February of 1984, The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book collected essays, excerpts, and experiments from the first three years (1978-81) of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E literary magazine. At the time, the book represented a manifesto of sorts for Language poetry; as editors Bruce [ … ]
This pdf collects reviews from sources like Jacket Magazine, moria poetry, Galatea Resurrects, Fluid/Exchange, Stoning the Devil and elsewhere about American poet Adam Fieled, from reviewers like Jeffrey Side, Steve Halle, Laura Goldstein, and John Bloomberg-Rissman:
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*Barzakh **is pleased to announce the release of Issue 6, titled*
The current issue was conceived as an open field in which contributors and
readers may enact new meanings of *CORRESPONDENCE*. One of our formative
influences when planning of this issue was the poet [ … ]
UNMANNED POETRY DRONES
Friday May 9th, 2014
721 Broadway, New York, NY
Tisch Common Room (ground floor)
Please join us as a semester of experimentation with procedural text
culminates in a one-night-only performance of computer-generated poetry.
Seventeen students at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program will
take the stage and, with their voices, set aloft poems [ … ]
Sunday, May 4 at 6:30pm
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, NYC
Poesía Digital brings together a range of cultural, media, and genre practices–including poetry, digital poetry and dance, the poetics of digital language, and a Mexican digital poetry performance. Poesía Digital celebrates potentials for cross-cultural communication and cultural word-play through digital media, the body, performance, and [ … ]