Vallum Award for Poetry 2014

Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry 2014. Vallum has published poet laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and exciting new talent. Get your word on!

Online/Postmark contest submission DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2014 

1st Prize: $750, 2nd Prize: $250 + publication in Vallum

2014 Contest Judge: George Elliott Clarke

ENTRY FEE: $25 CDN for Canadian [ … ]

Poet as Radio: Tiff Dressen on June 22

This Sunday, 6/22, Tiff Dressen returns to Poet as Radio and will read from/discuss her first full-length collection, Songs from the Astral Bestiary (lyric& Press). Tune in at 11:30am-12:30pm at savekusf.org | SF Community Radio.

Tiff Dressen was born and raised in St.
Paul, Minnesota. Songs from the Astral Bestiary is her first full-length
collection of poetry. She currently lives [ … ]

Trilogy: Adam Fieled

Trilogy is a collection of three chapbooks (A Dozen Leaking Buckets, Twelve Mimes and Mirrors, and Blood Made Solid) by American poet Adam Fieled, which continue and extend his Apparition Poems series. Cover painting is “Oedipus and the Sphinx” by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/229647802/TRILOGY

Thanks!
Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com



Barry Schwabsky, workshop and reading

Barry Schwabsky is giving a poetry workshop at the Truro Center for the Arts in Massachusetts, July 7-11. The workshop will examine states of poetry that resists closure. More information here: http://www.pw.org/content/poetry_workshop_with_barry_schwabsky. There will also be a public reading there, Thursday, July 10, 6:30 pm.
Schwabsky’s new collection of poetry, Trembling Hand Equilibrium, will be published [ … ]

Who is Non-Conceptual Poesy? (((micro-essay by Maxwell Clark)))

*Who is Non-Conceptual Poesy?*

by Maxwell Clark

“Then is the case here one of my knowing exactly what I want to say, but
then making mistakes in expressing it?

Or can this uncertainty too be included in the proposition?

—Wittgenstein, 6/20/15

*Of Authority and Revelation,*

*after Kierkegaard.*

An infinite text is always, in the multiplicitous (if not also absolute?)
permenency of its [ … ]

Free Contest: Winner Reads at Welcome to Boog City Festival

hi all,

inside the logo she designed for the upcoming Welcome to Boog City 8,
the illustrious Jessy Randall wrote words inside some of the letters.
the first two people to email editor@boogcity.com with what those
words are will get 10-minute reading slots in the festival.

go here for the logo (and sked):

http://boogcity.com/wbc8_sked1.pdf

good luck!
David




Call for Critical Writing on the Gurlesque

In the anthology Gurlesque: the new grrly, grostesque, burlesque poetics (Saturnalia, 2010), editors Lara Glenum and Arielle Greenberg gathered work from​ eighteen contemporary women poets who are “writing about and through femininity . . . brashly, playfully, provocatively, indulgently.” These poems have “unicorns in them, and sequins, and swear words, and vomit.” Gurlesque also includes eight visual artists whose work, [ … ]

Twelve Mimes and Mirrors: A Chapbook

This is the second in the twelve-poem chapbook series of Apparition Poems I have initiated this year. The cover painting is “The Intervention of the Sabine Women” by Jacques-Louis David:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/229009517/Twelve-Mimes-and-Mirrors-A-Chapbook

Thanks!
Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com



Now Online/Boog City 90 & BoogFest Sked

Hi,

The online pdf of Boog City 90 is now available. You can read it at:

http://www.boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc90.pdf

A hearty thanks as always to the folks who make it happen:

Jonathan Allen, art
Ray DeJesús, printed matter
Buck Downs, poetry
J.J. Hayes, music
Chris McCreary and Jenn McCreary, small press
Joel Schlemowitz, film

And on p.7 is the complete Welcome [ … ]

Poet as Radio: Tinker Greene on 6/22

This Sunday, 6/15, Tinker Greene returns to Poet as Radio live and will lead a roundtable discussion on appropriation in poetry: use of collage/cutups. Tune in at 11:30am-12:30pm at savekusf.org | SF Community Radio.
Tinker Greene is a sometime wilderness traveler and photographic image-maker as well as a teacher and practitioner of poetry.  He came to San Francisco more than [ … ]

New, from Gradient Books –

Songs My Mother Taught Me — Halvard Johnson

“*Vraiment*,
Poetry can be so many more things
Than what people mostly believe it is.”

–Anselm Hollo

Halvard Johnson
================

halvard@gmail.com
New from Gradient Books
:
*Songs My Mother Taught Me*

Poems by Others . . .
On Barcelona (submissions sought; email
to my address above)
Truck (no submissions; new
drivers/editors [ … ]

Opera Bufa: Otoliths Books: Original pdf

Opera Bufa by Adam Fieled was first released as an Otoliths print book in 2007. This is the original Otoliths pdf. Portions of Opera Bufa have appeared in Sharkforum, Ocho, Otoliths, fourW, Upstairs at Duroc, and the book has been reviewed at moria poetry and Galatea Resurrects, as well as having been taught at Loyola, [ … ]

OPEN ROAD REVIEW literary journal is STILL reading for its Issue 10

OPEN ROAD REVIEW is looking for your best: short fiction, poems, Creative
nonfiction or artwork. Deadline 15 June. Issue 10 goes live on 1 August.
Visit www.openroadreview.in for guidelines.

Thank you,

Kulpreet Yadav
New Delhi

www.kulpreetyadav.in

Editor, www.openroadreview.in @ New Delhi

*Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will [ … ]

Three reviews of Avatar Woman! and On Barcelona!

Three reviews of Avatar Woman! and On Barcelona!

Yes, we’re happy!

(greatest review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/sounds-heard-azure-carter-alan-sondheim-avatar-woman/

(another greatest review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://disasteramnesiac.blogspot.com/2014/04/azure-carter-alan-sondheim-avater-woman.html

(a pretty good review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://blog.monsieurdelire.com/2014/05/2014-05-22-cartersondheim-music-for.html

And -

Our Avatar Woman at -
http://www.publiceyesore.com/catalog.php?pg=3&pit=123

And -

I’m in On Barcelona! – at
http://onbarcelona.blogspot.com/

Yay! Get the cd! Read the magazine!



Three reviews of Avatar Woman and On Barcelona!

Three reviews of Avatar Woman!
Yes, we’re happy!

(greatest review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/sounds-heard-azure-carter-alan-sondheim-avatar-woman/

(another greatest review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://disasteramnesiac.blogspot.com/2014/04/azure-carter-alan-sondheim-avater-woman.html

(a pretty good review of our Avatar Woman!)
http://blog.monsieurdelire.com/2014/05/2014-05-22-cartersondheim-music-for.html

And -

Our Avatar Woman at -
http://www.publiceyesore.com/catalog.php?pg=3&pit=123

And -

I’m in On Barcelona! – at
http://onbarcelona.blogspot.com/

Yay! Get the cd! Read the magazine!