Francesco Levato & Amish Trivedi at Myopic Books, Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm

Francesco Levato & Amish Trivedi at Myopic Books, Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm

Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Myopic Bookstore
1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Francesco Levato is a poet, translator, and new media artist. Recent books include Endless, Beautiful, Exact; Elegy for Dead Languages; War Rug, a book length documentary poem; and Creaturing (as [ … ]

new from above/ground press: The Charm, Jason Christie

The Charm
Jason Christie
$4we’re no longer speaking
we are no longer speaking.terms in which we mightcontinue speaking include:a bundle of wool sweaters,trees recently felled –get specific they say,and who, i say, is they,they say i say, and sowe are no longer speakingin terms that reflectour disposable coffeecups, plastic bottles, andpink hair curlers, our dirtydiapers, [ … ]

Meredith Sue Willis’s review of my mixed media novel, Patient Women

My new mixed media novel, Patient Women, has an appendix of poetry attributed to its protagonist. Here is a link to Meredith Sue Willis’s review in Books for Readers.
The text of the review follows.
Probably the biggest surprise of my summer reading was Patient Women by Larissa Shmailo. Shmailo is a [ … ]

New Mudlark: Manash Bhattacharjee

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 98 (2015)

Your Turn, Children
by Manash Bhattacharjee

Manash Bhattacharjee is a poet, writer, translator and political science scholar from JNU. His poems have appeared in The London Magazine, New Welsh Review, The Fortnightly Review, Elohi Gadugi Journal, The Postcolonialist, and First Proof: The Penguin Book of New Writing from India (Vol. [ … ]

On Writing #75 : Eileen R. Tabios

On Writing #75 : Eileen R. Tabios : NO LONGER CASUAL

coming up: Barbara Tomash, Eric Schmaltz + Michelle Berry,

also: Tuesday poem #134 : Rachel Loden : At the Grave of Pigpen
furthermore: Touch the Donkey supplement #38: seven questions for Suzanne Zelazo [ … ]

HuffPost Video Reading Series

The latest installment of the HuffPost Video Reading Series is back, featuring Susan Lewis, Claudia Keelan, Kathleen Ossip, Janice Lee, and Hadara Bar-Nadav. Curated by Anis Shivani.

THE INTERMITTENT SERIES presents Justin Limoli, Daniel Borzutzky and Jay Besemer Tues. Nov. 3 at Comfort Station

Join THE INTERMITTENT SERIES in launching its first event, on Tuesday November 3 from 7-8:30 at the wonderful Comfort Station in Logan Square, Chicago! Donations are welcome but the event is free. Here is the Facebook page and the Comfort Station event listing for details!

Touch the Donkey supplement #38: seven questions for Suzanne Zelazo

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #38: seven questions for Suzanne Zelazo
Copies of the seventh issue are very much available, including new poems by Stan Rogal, Helen Hajnoczky, Kathryn MacLeod, Shannon Maguire, Sarah Mangold, Amish Trivedi and Suzanne Zelazo. Watch over the comingweeks for further interviews with contributors to the new issue.
Seven dollars [ … ]

Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — Proposals for Seminar-Workshops OPEN

The Poetics Program at SUNY, Buffalo is pleased to announce:

Submission of proposals for participation in Seminar-Workshops at Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — April 9-10, 2016 — is now OPEN.

Please see below for a general description of how seminars will run and for submission instructions.

For descriptions of specific seminars and a conference schedule:

Deadline [ … ]

Now Online/Boog City 103


The online pdf of Boog City 103 is now available. You can read it at:

enjoy, from your friends at Boog City,

David Kirschenbaum, editor
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, art
Joel Schlemowitz, film
Jesse Statman, music
Buck Downs, poetry
Mark Gurarie, printed matter
Joe Pan, small press


Boog City 103:

Bill Kushner Remembered
by Lewis Warsh



This Sun. / Boog City presents Coven Press

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Boog City presents

d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses

Coven Press
Birmingham, Ala. • Los Angeles • Boston
Santa Barbara, Cali. • San Francisco
Normal, Ill. • Washington, D.C.

This Sun. Oct. 25, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Event will be hosted by
Coven Press founding editor
Jessica Smith

Featuring readings from

Gillian Devereux

New Mudlark Flash: Stephen Bunch

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 97 (2015)

DisquiEtudes | Poems
by Stephen Bunch

Dyspepsia | Domestic Disturbances | Perturbations

Stephen Bunch lives and writes in Lawrence, Kansas, where he received the 2008 Langston Hughes Award for Poetry from the Lawrence Arts Center and Raven Books. His poems can be found in Autumn Sky Poetry, The Externalist, [ … ]

Touch the Donkey : seventh issue,

The seventh issue is now available, with new poems by Stan Rogal, Helen Hajnoczky, Kathryn MacLeod, Shannon Maguire, Sarah Mangold, Amish Trivedi and Suzanne Zelazo.
Seven dollars (includes shipping). My god! It’s like you’ve known me all your life!
Copies of the first six issues are still available. As are subscriptions!
And [ … ]

Tuesday poem #132 : Jamie Reid

Tuesday poem #132 : Jamie Reid : FAKE POEM 21 / WHERE I’VE FOUND GRACE
coming up: Jennifer Londry, Rachel Loden + a rawlings,

also: On Writing #74 : Sheryda Warrener : Make It New
also also: above/ground press 2016 subscriptions now available:

Loose Change 5.2 is Live, 6.1 Submissions Are open

Loose Change 5.2 is alive and bopping to the writing of Emily Carr, Chad Davidson, Shira Dentz, Andy Frazee, Sarah Renee Marshall, Lauren Neefe, Dan Rosenberg, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Kate Schapira, and Jaclyn Watterson, among other talented writers, and with artwork by Emma Ignaszewski. Submissions to 6.1 are now open for the month of October.

Cathy Park Hong [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement: new interviews with Tostevin, Tucker, Czaga, Christie, Kronovet, Abel and Poe.

Anticipating the release next week of the seventh issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal), why not check out the interviews that have appeared over the past few weeks with contributors to the sixth issue: Lola Lemire Tostevin, Aaron Tucker, Kayla Czaga, Jason Christie, Jennifer Kronovet, Jordan Abel and Deborah Poe.Interviews with contributors [ … ]

The Peter F. Yacht Club : a profile,

a short profile on The Peter F. Yacht Club; with input from Laurie Anne Fuhr,Anita Dolman, Vivian Vavassis, Peter Norman, Amanda Earl, Peter Richardson,Wes Smiderle, Janice Tokar, Pearl Pirie, Cameron Anstee, Ben Ladouceur andMarilyn Irwin.
information on the most recent issue of our occasional journal, here: