The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “The Posit Trilogy” by Adam Fieled

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “The Posit Trilogy” by Adam Fieled.

Description:

“The Posit Trilogy” initiates a cycle, and then repeats it twice: a kind of Father, Son, Holy Ghost structure around the poet’s quest to achieve self-hood, through analysis of different kinds of subjectivity (visionary, practical), explorations of dreams (consciousness creating its own kind [ … ]

Interview with Ronee Blakley about songs and poems

Interview with Ronee Blakley as part of the ongoing series of interviews with singer-songwriters on the differences between poetry and song for The Argotist Online:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Ronee%20Blakley.htm

Full list and links of other singer-songwriters who have taken part can be found here:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Interviews%20with%20Songwriters.htm



The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Fire in the Garden” by Jake Berry

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Fire in the Garden” by Jake Berry

Description:

“Fire in the Garden” is a brief selection of song lyrics chosen by poet, Jake Berry, from among songs written in the last 20 years. They are not intended to be representative of his music or his poetry, but are instead compositions [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “terra form[a]” by Jane Joritz-Nakagawa.

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “terra form[a]” by Jane Joritz-Nakagawa

Description:

Jane Joritz-Nakagawa’s eighth poetry book (excluding chapbooks), “terra form(a)” explores relationships between stability and instability, illness and recovery, hope and despair, connection and disconnection, material and immaterial.

Available as a free ebook here:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/TERRA%20FORMA.pdf

Full Argotist Ebooks catalogue here:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Ebooks%20index.htm



The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Dark Lyrics” by Jaime Robles

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Dark Lyrics” by Jaime Robles.

Description:

“Dark Lyrics” looks at several contemporary poets, and how they use a darker emotional palette in their writing. The poets include John Burnside, Maxine Chernoff and Seamus Heaney, among many others. The book presents Classical ideas and mythology as a backdrop for the poetic [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Ekungok, Listen” by Craig Santos Perez

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Ekungok, Listen” by Craig Santos Perez

Description:

Ekungok, Listen is the fifth chapbook by Pacific Islander poet, scholar, and activist Craig Santos Perez. Written in narrative
and lyric forms, these poems explore Chamorro, Micronesian, and Pacific identities, cultures, histories, politics, ecologies, and
migrations. An accompanying spoken word audio album, titled [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Open Moments” by A C Evans

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Open Moments” by A C Evans

Description:

A C Evans explores the subversive traditions of the bizarre and grotesque, yet he describes both his art and poetry as Realistic. Influenced by the Gothic dark-side of Romanticism, fin-de-siecle Decadence, Aestheticism, the iconoclasm of Dada, revolutionary, anti-clerical Surrealism and the immediacy of [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “The O and The Owl” by Leanne Bridgewater

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “The O and The Owl” by Leanne Bridgewater

Description:

An eco-sound-poem in 50 parts

“The O and The Owl” is about a play on letter ‘o’ and the ‘owl’ as a word, phonically, but also metaphorically: environment; animal instinct; nature. We have become so dependent on having to know what everything [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Cyclones in High Northern Latitudes” by Jeffrey Side and Jake Berry

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Cyclones in High Northern Latitudes” by Jeffrey Side and Jake Berry.

Description:

“In ‘Cyclones in High Northern Latitudes’, Jeffrey Side and Jake Berry tell strange, beautiful tales, collaborating, at once, in mythological structures and closely observed moments of luminous experience. Indeed, ‘Cyclones in High Northern Latitudes’ is a dazzling storm [ … ]

“Plagiarism in Poetry” – a new Argotist feature

“Plagiarism in Poetry” – a new Argotist feature:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Plagiarism%20in%20Poetry.htm

‘In recent years in UK poetry publishing circles, certain poets have reproduced within their poems verbatim extracts from other poets’ poetry without permission and without acknowledgment. In response to this, poet and performer Ira Lightman has felt a need to expose and challenge such practices, and has had [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “HUGH II The Istictiv” by Clive Fencott.

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “HUGH II The Istictiv” by Clive Fencott.

Description:

“Hugh II, The Istictiv” is an epic, multi-voice poem in the form of the libretto to a text-sound opera. It is set in a Britain that could exist as another in the multiverse: there are many resemblances as well as dissemblances to [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Waldeinsamkeit: Liverpool Poems (Chapter VI)” by Daniele Pantano

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Waldeinsamkeit: Liverpool Poems (Chapter VI)” by Daniele Pantano.

Description:

“Pantano offers us a chance once again to see a poet live comparative literature the way Pound did––but without the frightening aspect of the extreme beard, the Roman broadcasts, or the open cage. His poetry and translations reveal that writing is [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is ‘Unseen Avenue’ by Rosemary Starace

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is ‘Unseen Avenue’ by Rosemary Starace

Description:

In her wildly inventive ‘Unseen Avenue’, Rosemary Starace has achieved that which might seem nearly impossible—making the experience of reading a digital text seem tactile and intimate. Exploring the creative process through a re-imagining of Julia Cameron’s ‘The Artist’s Way, Starace has threaded a [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is ‘Heartwood’ by Ursula Hurley

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is ‘Heartwood’ by Ursula Hurley.

Description:

‘Heartwood’ is a novel about why and how people become writers. Set in the 1990s, a cider-soaked adolescent from the North of England encounters Oxbridge elitism with tragicomic results, until a woman playwright from the seventeenth century shows her how to live. This is the [ … ]

‘The Kiss of Life? The Kiss of Death? Some Thoughts on Linguistically Innovative Poetry and the Academy’ by Tim Allen

‘The Kiss of Life? The Kiss of Death? Some Thoughts on Linguistically Innovative Poetry and the Academy’ by Tim Allen

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Allen%20essay.htm

Quote:

“If we take the example two linguistically innovative poets, whose works are roughly speaking equal in merit, who then send manuscripts off to one of the better known publishers, I’d confidently wager that more serious consideration [ … ]

Two new interview contributions to The Argotist Online conceptual poetry feature

Two new interview contributions to The Argotist Online conceptual poetry feature:

Vanessa Place

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Vanessa%20Place.htm

Burt Kimmelman

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/Burt%20Kimmelman.htm

The other interviews can be found here:

http://www.argotistonline.co.uk/A%20Critique%20of%20Conceptual%20Poetry.htm

 



Interviewer needed to interview poet Ira Lightman about poetic plagiarism

Interviewer needed to interview poet Ira Lightman for The Argotist Online about his views on recent instances of poetic plagiarism by some British poets. This interview will be paired with an Andy Croft interview, for which an interviewer has already been found.

Both interviews will critically examine both poets’ diametrically opposed views to each other on [ … ]

Interviewer needed to interview poet Andy Croft about poetic plagiarism

Interviewer needed to interview poet Andy Croft for The Argotist Online about his open-minded views on recent instances of poetic plagiarism by some British poets. This is a quote from his article ‘The Privatisation of Poetry’:

“The current moral panic over ‘plagiarism in poetry’ seems to derive from several overlapping elements – the post-Romantic privatisation of [ … ]

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Traveling Light” by Janne De Rijck.

The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Traveling Light” by Janne De Rijck.

Description:

“We all need to break away from this ‘mad, war-infested globe’ from time to time, and what better antidote than the poetry of Janne De Rijck? Her ‘inner globe’ is one of peace and serenity, with a wink to mythology. It sometimes reminds [ … ]