reminder: above/ground press: 2016 subscriptions now available!

Twenty-two years and counting. Can you believe it? There’s been a ton of activity over the past year around above/ground press, from the continuation of Chaudiere Books (the trade extension, one might say, of above/ground) to the poetry journal Touch the Donkey (included as part of the above/ground press subscription!). Just what else might happen? [ … ]

Larissa Shmailo Readings in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette

I hope my Louisiana friends can join me for these readings sponsored by Unlikely Books.

Tuesday, November 3

Elevator Projects
451 Florida St., Suite 102, Baton Rouge
(in the downtown Chase building)
(337) 207-8713
7pm-9pm FREE; wine provided

Thursday, November 5
Crescent City Books
230 Chartres St., New Orleans
(337) [ … ]

NOON: journal of the short poem

NOON 10 is now online: see
– with poems by Jim Kacian, Peter Hughes, Stephen Nelson, Dietmar Tauchner, Rebecca Lilly, Joel Chace, Brian Laidlaw, Helen Buckingham, David J. Kelly, Victoria Bean, Thomas March, Peter Robinson, John Levy, Bill Cooper, Gary Hotham, Jonathan Greene, Joseph Salvatore Aversano, Sheila E. Murphy, Michael Dylan Welch, Paul [ … ]

Pyriform Press Book Release

Announcing a new book of experimental performance poetry by La Vonne Natasha Caesar.

_The Ascension Prophecy|{PAPER} #9_ is a fresh manifestation of the poetry-filled ritual originally performed by La Vonne Natasha Caesar and Joyce LeeAnn on October 3, 2012, at the Amarachi Lounge in Brooklyn, New York.

The performance begins and ends with the Vedic Agni Hotra [ … ]

New Mudlark: John Valentine

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 127 (2015)

Suite for Basquiat and Other Poems
by John Valentine

Suite for Basquiat | The Pool Shooters at Burly Earl’s | The Sophists of Savannah
To a Nun in Perfect Solitude | Trillium | Instructions for Translating Homer

John Valentine teaches philosophy at the Savannah College of Art and Design [ … ]

Touch the Donkey supplement #37: seven questions for Deborah Poe

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #37: seven questions for Deborah Poe
also: TtD supplement #36: seven questions for Jordan Abel
TtD supplement #35: seven questions for Jennifer Kronovet
TtD supplement #34: seven questions for Jason Christie
TtD supplement #33: seven questions for Kayla Czaga
TtD [ … ]

On Writing #73 : Pam Brown

On Writing #73 : Pam Brown : Writing
coming up: Sheryda Warrener, Eileen R. Tabios + Barbara Tomash

also: Tuesday poem #130 : Lillian Necakov : Heliotropic
coming up: Liz Howard, Jamie Reid + Jennifer Londry(email me at if you wish to be included on the weeklye-list for such)

also [ … ]