New Mudlark: Diane DeCillis

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 111 (2017)

Diane De Cillis

“The Fist on Jefferson Avenue Meets Isaac Newton” and “Close”

Diane DeCillis writes at her desk in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Her poetry collection, Strings Attached (Wayne State UP, 2014), is a Michigan Notable Book for 2015, won The 2015 Next Generation Indie [ … ]

Word For/Word #29

The 29th issue of Word For/Word is now online at www.wordforword.info. It features work by Devon Balwit, Liz Chereskin, George Kalamaras, Erica Pepin, Jake Syersak, John Lowther, Kristina Marie Darling, Marcia Arrieta, Joel Chace, Erick Verran, Logan Fry, John Myers, Ted Warnell, W. Scott Howard, Robert Yerachmiel Snyderman, Billy Cancel, Andrew Brenza, Julia Madsen, plus [ … ]

CFP: Creative Writing II, Poetry at MMLA 2017 – Deadline Extended to 4/15/17

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.

Please send [ … ]

NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017: A Celebration of Women has begun

Happy National Poetry Month, friends and angels,

AngelHousePress presents NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 – A celebration of women; we begin with Primary Colours, a video by spoken word artist Roua Aljied, aka Philosi-fire. Please watch this gorgeous video http://www.nationalpoetrymonth.ca/

Roua Aljied is a biomedical engineering student and spoken word poet who is passionate about writing, social justice, and people. [ … ]

Interview with poet, feminist, lawyer, Natalie Hanna

Dear friends,

here’s the latest episode in the Small Machine Talks in which we interview Ottawa poet, feminist, lawyer Natalie Hanna.

Natalie has some fascinating things to say about the merging of politics with poetry, about writing for oneself and she even breaks briefly into song. It’s a great interview. I hope you tune in.

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/interview-with-natalie-hanna

for a full [ … ]

Posit 13 | Online Now

Announcing Posit 13!

Featuring new poetry and prose by Rae Armantrout, G. C. Waldrep, Anselm Berrigan, Dennis Barone, Matthew Burns, James Capozzi, Rob Cook, Gregory Crosby, Julia Leverone, Caolan Madden, F. Daniel Rzicznek, Alina Stefanescu. With visual art by Nathan Brujis, Jeanne Heifetz, Eva Kwong, Greely Myatt, and Brian Sargent. And [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 12

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 12
with Amanda Earl, a.m. kozak and special guest Natalie Hanna

Recorded on Sunday, March 12, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/ep-012

The Small Machine Talks explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond. The podcast takes place every two weeks, give or take.

RECENT EVENTS

We discuss Aaron’s trip to Iceland and its literary enthusiasm, his avoidance [ … ]

Tuesday poem #206 : Cody-Rose Clevidence

Tuesday poem #206 : Cody-Rose Clevidence : from Poppycock & Assphodel

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/03/tuesday-poem-206-cody-rose-clevidence.html

coming up: Brian Henderson, Adrienne Gruber + bp sutton,

also: many gendered mothers: Elee Kraljii Gardiner on Betsy Warland

http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/03/elee-kraljii-gardiner-on-betsy-warland.html

furthermore: I’ve a chapbook next month with words(on)pages:

http://www.wordsonpagespress.com/2017/03/12/cervantes-bones-rob-mclennan/

beyond that: new from above/ground press: Stephen Collis, FIRST SKETCH OF A POEM

I WILL NOT [ … ]

Nerve Lantern issue 10

Announcing the release of Nerve Lantern issue 10

Enjoy 94 pages of exciting performance texts.

Contributors: Joel Chace • Marcus Civin • Ben Haddix • Stephanie Heit • Lucien Herzog • Dennis Leroy Kangalee • LuLu LoLo • Hannah Rodabaugh • Steven Salmoni • Barbara Schwartz • Laura-Marie Taylor • Zhang Er

Visual Art: Krista Graham

For more [ … ]

New Mudlark: Roger Mitchell

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 143 (2017)

The Hatchet of the Minute
Poems by Roger Mitchell

Besides The One Good Bite in the Saw-Grass Plant, Roger Mitchell is the author of ten other books of poetry, among them Lemon Peeled the Moment Before: New and Selected Poems. Two previous books include Half/Mask (2007) and Delicate [ … ]

New Mudlark: Edward Harkness

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 110 (2017)

Honeymoon
by Edward Harkness

Edward Harkness is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Saying the Necessary, 2000, and Beautiful Passing Lives, 2010, both from Pleasure Boat Studio. His poems can be found online in Atticus Review, Cascadia Review, Hinchas de Poesia, Rat’s Ass Journal, Split Lip Magazine [ … ]

AngelHousePress Presents The Small Machine Talks Episode 11 with Ian Martin

The Small Machine Talks Interview
with a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and Ian Martin
Recorded on February 5, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-11-interview-with-ian-martin

We talk about the anniversary of Ian’s chapbook, Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands (In/Words Press, 2016). We discuss the humour of Ian’s writing, comedy as a way of dealing with depressing subject matter, the zany fourth wall breaking comedy [ … ]

New Chicago Review: Helen Adam & Her Circle

The latest issue of Chicago Review features a special section on Helen Adam, Jess Collins, and the San Francisco Renaissance. Through the month of March, get both the Helen Adam issue and a free copy of our recent issue on Veronica Forrest-Thomson by using the code “Forrest-Thomson” at checkout. A special deal for all you Anglo-Americano modernistes [ … ]

New Mudlark: Shadab Zeest Hashmi

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 142 (2017)

Empire Ekphrasis | Poems
by Shadab Zeest Hashmi

Shadab Zeest Hashmi’s poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Poetry International, The Cortland Review, Vallum, Nimrod, Atlanta Review, POEM, The Bitter Oleander, Rhino, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Spillway, The Adirondack Review, Drunken Boat, Split this Rock! [ … ]

Reminder: NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017

Dear poets and visual poets and artists,
So far i’ve received around 30 poems/visual pieces for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017, A Celebration of Women. Please see the guidelines and send me something by the end of February: http://angelhousepress.com/index.php?EZines

I want to be able to provide our audience with variety and range of poetry and visual poetry from all over [ … ]

AWP 2017 off-site reading for Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, & Bone Bouquet

Going to AWP? Don’t miss this reading hosted by Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, and Bone Bouquet! Featuring Rae Armantrout, G.C. Waldrep, Amy King, Catherine Blauvelt, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Lindsay Turner, Sarah Sarai, Laura Jaramillo, Dominique Salas, Eloisa Amezcua, Lucian Mattison, and Caroline Crew. [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 9, Interview with Sarah MacDonell

Episode 9 – Interview with Sarah MacDonell

The Clock Tower Pub, January 25, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-9-interview-with-sarah-macdonell

 

We discuss Sarah’s chapbook “The Lithium Body” published by In/Words Press, her collaboration with American artist Evy Borkan, large and small geologies, the relationship with language, what it’s like working with editor, a.m. kozak. Sarah talks about the way the work is a [ … ]

New Mudlark: Alam/Ghalib

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 109 (2017)

Ash’aar: Selected Verses from Ghalib
Translated by M. Shahid Alam

The poems of M. Shahid Alam and his translations of Ghalib have appeared in The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, New Letters, Chicago Review, Notre Dame Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Paintbrush, Raritan, and Salamander among [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 8, Interview with Claire Farley

Please listen to the latest episode in the Small Machine Talks, a podcast that explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond.

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427

We talk to Claire Farley about her poetry and editing duties and the mandate for Canthius, a feminist magazine exclusive to women and nonbinary contributors. We discuss expansive and inclusive feminism. We talk [ … ]

New Chapbook from Moria Books/Locofo Chaps: A Continuum of Force

A Continuum of Force, by Francesco Levato, is a documentary poetics project that examines the material implications of Latin American otherness as constructed through U.S. policy, specifically via the erasure of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Use of Force Policy, Guidelines and Procedures Handbook—a set of policies that discursively constructs a criminalized other while [ … ]

New Mudlark: Susan Kelly-DeWitt

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 141 (2017)

Tectonics | Poems
by Susan Kelly-DeWitt

Susan Kelly-DeWitt is the author of Spider Season (Cold River Press, 2016), The Fortunate Islands (Marick Press, 2008), and nine previous small press collections and online chapbooks. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and in print and online journals at home and [ … ]

Erasing the Inauguration: A Free Online Political Poetry Workshop

In this moment of emboldened racism, misogyny, homophobia, and xenophobia, I believe it crucial that our work as poets be socially conscious and politically engaged. To that end, I am starting a series of free online workshops where we will explore the writing of poetry as an act of resistance, of disobedience, and of rebellion. [ … ]

CORRECTION

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There was a mistake on the web-page for the Plonsker Prize.

That mistake has now been corrected.

The *genre* for the 2017 Plonsker Prize will *be* *poetry* and *not*
fiction.

Only the first 200 submissions will be considered, so apply early!

They will close submissions once they reach 200.

So there is no need to inquire as to the total [ … ]

AngelHousePress – Episode 7 of the Small Machine Talks

AngelHousePress presents a new episode of The Small Machine Talks with a.m.kozak and Amanda Earl and special guest, Claire Farley

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/ahp-ep7

Episode 7, The Small Machine Talks, recorded Sunday, January 8, 2017 with a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and special guest, Claire Farley

0.00 INTRODUCTION: We welcome Claire Farley, who we will interview in the next episode. We discuss [ … ]

New Mudlark: Lynne Knight

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

The Bone Woman
by Lynne Knight

Lynne Knight’s poetry collections have won prizes from The Quarterly Review of Literature, Bear Star Press, The Sow’s Ear Review, Two Rivers Review, The Ledge, and Sixteen Rivers Press. Her most recent collection, The Persistence of Longing, 2016, is available from Terrapin [ … ]

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 62 (2017)

The Bone Woman
by Lynne Knight

Lynne Knight’s poetry collections have won prizes from The Quarterly Review of Literature, Bear Star Press, The Sow’s Ear Review, Two Rivers Review, The Ledge, and Sixteen Rivers Press. Her most recent collection, The Persistence of Longing, 2016, is available from Terrapin [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 6 – Interview with dalton derkson

Please tune in to episode 6 of The Small Machine Talks, a podcast that explores the poetry scene in Central Canada & beyond, hosted by Amanda Earl and a.m. kozak

in this episode Amanda interviews dalton derkson.

at the ClockTower Pub before his featured reading at the In/Words Reading Series on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (25 minutes)

 

Click [ … ]