New Issue of Talisman (Just Out)

Please take a look at the new Talisman: (talisman magnet)

Special Section on George Quasha
edited by Burt Kimmelman
​George Quasha, “Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole / preverbs”
​George Quasha, drawings from the *Dakini-Duende Series*
Vyt Bakaitis, “A Few Words for George Quasha and *poetry is (Speaking
William Benton, “Two Handed Transcendence”
Edward [ … ]

Abandoned Angel by Burt Kimmelman released today

*Abandoned Angel* by Burt Kimmelman

Published Today from Marsh Hawk Press

*Interested in reviewing this book? Write to*

From the back cover:

“By way of a precise and pared-down language these poems artfully render a

physical world while simultaneously serving as objects to be engaged for

the contemplation of such a world. The poet not only situates us in [ … ]

Carlin, Foster & Kimmelman Thursday 6-8 at Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

To Celebrate the Beginning of the Poetry Season and

Three New Marsh Hawk Books — Patricia Carlin’s *Second Nature,*

Ed Foster’s *Sowing the Wind,* and Burt Kimmelman’s *Abandoned Angel*

A Reading by the Authors

Thursday, September 8, 6PM

Cornelia Street Café

29 Cornelia Street

New York City

*About the authors:*

Patricia Carlin’s previous books include *Quantum Jitters* and *Original
Green* (poems), and *Shakespeare’s Mortal [ … ]

Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize ($1000 and publication of book) etc.

Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize ($1000 and publication of book – this is not
a “first book” award)

The Rochelle Ratner Memorial Prize

The Robert Creeley Memorial Prize

DEADLINE for all three is APRIL 30, 2015.

See details at:

CONTEST JUDGE: STEPHANIE STRICKLAND (this is a double-blind selection

"Word for Word Poetry at Bryant Park" Tuesday at 6:30

“Word for Word Poetry at Bryant Park” Presents

Jon Curley , Burt Kimmelman
, Stephen Paul Miller
and Christina Olivares

Presented in partnership with Marsh Hawk Press

Tuesday, April 21st at 6:30

Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018

Free admission

Directions and information:

"Arrangements of Language: An Interview with Burt Kimmelman" by Eric Hoffman, now in Rain Taxi

I’m very grateful to Eric Hoffman, brilliant interlocutor, for making this
conversation happen, and to Eric Lorberer, Editor of Rain Taxi, for running
it. The conversation covers post-war American avant-garde poetry, language
in and of itself, as well as modern and contemporary art. See here:

Curley & Kimmelman in West Village on Dec. 7th, 6:30

Jon Curley & Burt Kimmelman

reading new and published work

Sunday, December 7th at 6:30

Left Bank Books

17 8th Avenue—Near West 12th Street

NYC 10014

*Jon Curley* is the author of three collections of poetry: *New
Shadows*, *Angles
of Incidents* and the forthcoming *Hybrid Moments*. He teaches in the
Humanities Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark and

Dodge Festival in Newark / Kimmelman Reading Oct. 25th at 1:30

Hi Everyone,

If you’ll be in the NYC/NJ area in late October then perhaps hope you’ll
consider attending the Dodge Poetry Festival (October 23rd to 26th). And if you
teach then both you and your students can get in at reduced prices.

I’ll be featured on the Saturday at 1:30. So come by if you’re there.

The Dodge [ … ]

Tom Weatherly, 1942 – 2014

I mourn the passing of Tom Weatherly (*aka* Thomas Elias Weatherly, Elias
Weatherly, Weatherly), a friend for nearly a half century, who came into
this world in Scottsboro, Alabama in 1942 — who was a brilliant, eclectic
poet, the craft and reach of his poetry astonishing.

He was a member of the inaugural poetry workshop at [ … ]