issue thirty-six of Otoliths is out

In this, the southern summer, 2015, issue of Otoliths you’ll find exciting new work by:

Volodymyr Bilyk, George McKim, Lakey Comess, Stephen Bett, Greg McLaren, Philip Byron Oakes, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Robert Lietz, Stephen C. Middleton, Nick Ravo, Chase Gagnon, Owen Bullock, Caleb Puckett, Kyle Hemmings, Despo Magoni, Craig Cotter, J. Crouse, Michael Martrich, [ … ]

2014-2015 Allen Ginsberg Visiting Fellow Kevin Killian

Please join us at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics for a reading and lecture by our 2014-2015 Allen Ginsberg Visiting Fellow, Kevin Killian. We hope to see you at the following events!

Lecture: The Color in Darkness, Friday, February 6 at 7:30 PM

Reading: Monday, February 9 at 7:30 PM

Where: Performing Arts Center, 2130 Arapahoe [ … ]

On Writing #51 : Ian Roy

On Writing #51 : Ian Roy : On Writing, Slowly

coming up: Renée Sarojini Saklikar, David Dowker + Julie Joosten,

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #17: eight questions for Stan Rogal

to be removed from this list, just ask (politely,

Third Thursday Poetry, February 19 – Sarah Michelle Sherman

The Poetry Motel Foundation

c/o Dan Wilcox

280 South Main Ave.

Albany, NY 12208

(518) 482-0262
> Press Release — for immediate release <

Poet Sarah Michelle Sherman will read

at the Social Justice Center

Thursday, February 19, 7:30PM
Poet Sarah Michelle Sherman will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, February 19, 2015 [ … ]

One Day Left for Early Registration Discount: Dodie Bellamy Master Class

Dodie Bellamy Master Class at Chicago School of Poetics: February 28th, 2015 / 1-4pm CST

Early registration discount: register by January 28th, 2015 to take advantage of the discount.

Study with Dodie Bellamy in this one-day online class, The Beating of Our Hearts: Embodiment and the Turn to Content. With all the intense political realities bombarding us [ … ]

Tuesday poem #95 : ryan fitzpatrick,

Tuesday poem #95 : ryan fitzpatrick : Living in the Age of Entitlement

coming up: Amish Trivedi, Lola Lemire Tostevin + Lina ramona Vitkauskas

also: Touch the Donkey supplement #17: eight questions for Stan Rogal

to be removed from this list, just ask (politely,

ottawater: Ottawa’s annual poetry pdf journal / 11th issue now online!

Ottawa’s annual pdf poetry journal
edited by rob mclennan

The eleventh issue of ottawater is now online, featuring new writing by Steven Artelle, Jennifer Baker, Selina Boan, Frances Boyle, Jamie Bradley, Ronnie R. Brown, Catherine Brunet, Jason Christie, Faizal Deen, dalton derkson, Amanda Earl, Phil Hall, Chris Johnson, Matt Jones, a.m. kozak, Brenda Liefso, [ … ]

New Mudlark: Gerald Fleming

New and On View: Mudlark Issue No. 56 (2015)

(This) One
An Electronic Chapbook
by Gerald Fleming

Gerald Fleming’s two most recent books are The Choreographer, prose poems from Sixteen Rivers Press in San Francisco, and Night of Pure Breathing, prose poems from Hanging Loose Press in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in magazines such as [ … ]

subscription reminder,

I’ve been working on the first above/ground press mailout of 2015
and simply wanted to remind that subscriptions are still available!

forthcoming items include new chapbooks by Elizabeth Robinson,
ryan fitzpatrick and Jennifer Kronovet, and a broadsheet by Hugh Thomas
(among oh, so much more)

$50 (in the United States, $50 US; $80 international) for everything

Another Scientistic Poem: “infinite regress”

infinite regress

First, there is a peculiar form of circularity in the account that I have given so far

And we need to make sure that this circularity is not vicious, that is not destructive

Of any possible analysis.  The circularity is this: If something is only money or

Drunken Boat looking for a Managing and Production Editor

Drunken Boat [], one of the world’s oldest
electronic journals of the arts and the winner of a South by Southwest Web
Award, is adding to our staff. We¹ve been publishing an immense variety of
work, especially innovative and experimental literature and arts, since
1999. We are an entirely volunteer staff, dedicated to literature [ … ]

Sun. 2/1, Something Else marathon reading

Spare Room presents*/

*A Marathon Reading of Something Else*

/selections from the publications of the /

*Something Else Press*

/read and performed by two dozen local writers and artists//, including
texts by/

*/Jackson Mac Low/ **•**/Gertrude Stein/ ***•* /Dick Higgins/ ***•*
/Ruth Krauss/**
**/Daniel Spoerri/ ***•* /Alison Knowles/ ***•* /Al Hansen/* *•* /and
many others/

*Sunday, February 1*
Noon to [ … ]

anything anymore anywhere Issue 2 on Open Library

The second issue of print journal anything anymore anywhere, out of Edinburgh, Scotland, edited by Colin Herd and Reuben Sutton, was released in Spring 2010, featuring work by Peter Hughes, Catherine Daly, Marcus Slease, Adam Fieled, Joel Chace, and more, and a page for it is up at Open Library here.


Community of Writers reading, March 1, Albany Public Library

Community of Writers Reading Sunday, March 1
Albany Public Library, 2:00PM

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild will sponsor a reading by three local authors on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Albany Public Library Washington Ave. Branch, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, NY, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM. The authors who will read from their recent work are [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement #17: eight questions for Stan Rogal

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #17: eight questions for Stan Rogal

The fourth issue is now available, with new poems by Maureen Alsop, Stan Rogal,
Laura Mullen, Jessica Smith, Lise Downe, Kirsten Kaschock, Gary Barwin, Chris Turnbull,
Lisa Jarnot and Nikki Sheppy.

Six dollars (includes shipping). Oh, Shakazaramesh, will you never learn.

The & Now Awards Anthology on Open Library

The & Now Awards Anthology: The Best Innovative Writing, from Lake Forest College Press, edited by Steve Tomasula, Bob Archambeau, and David Schneiderman, was released in 2009. Now on Open Library, the volume contains contributions from Megan Milks, Raymond Federman, Gabriel Gudding, Adam Fieled, Keith & Rosmarie Waldrop, and many others.

((("we"))) by Maxwell Clark


by Maxwell Clark

—*and Friends*


i should be writing philosophy proper, except i already am.


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new from above/ground press: Texture: Louisiana, by rob mclennan

Texture: Louisiana,
rob mclennan


In 1821, Jean Mouton bestowed Vermilionville. A designate, along Vermilion River. Renamed for war hero General Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette. A Frenchman, aiding the American Army during the American Revolution.

A bastion of French, both language, culture. Cajon, Creole, Acadian.

I am translucent skin.

The Battle of Vermilion Bayou, April [ … ]

rob’s Jacket2 commentaries:

the first eight of my ‘commentaries,’ under the header ‘Notes on Canadian poetry’
(averaging twice a week throughout January, February and March)
are now online at Jacket2 magazine:

- Annharte’s AKA Inendagosekwe

- A short interview with Nikki Reimer

- jwcurry’s archive

- Roland Prevost: two new poems

- Pearl Pirie: two new poems

- Chris Turnbull’s endless directions

- Gil [ … ]

Ectoplasmic Necropolis/Spider Vein Impasto on Open Library

Ectoplasmic Necropolis and Spider Vein Impasto are two hand-crafted chap-books released by Juliet Cook’s Ohio-based Blood Pudding Press in 2008 and 2009, respectively, featuring poems by Brooklyn Copeland, Andrew Lundwall, Melissa Severin, Letizia Merello, AnnMarie Eldon, Adam Fieled, Ken Pobo, and more. They both now have pages on Open Library, here and here, [ … ]

Larissa Shmailo’s translation of Victory over the Sun featured in Russia Beyond the Headlines

Larissa Shmailo’s translation of the first Futurist opera, Victory over the Sun, was featured in Russia Beyond the Headlines:
The translation is now available from Červená Barva Press.

Larissa Shmailo
Scribes Media
253 West 72nd Street #715
New York, NY 10023



must be removed.  In order to effect this, saw

through the external table, the section commencing

in front, about an inch above the margin of the orbit,

and extending, behind, to a little above the level