Posit 15 | Online Now

Announcing Posit 15! Featuring incredible new work by Will Alexander, David Lehman, Patty Seyburn, John Beer, Charles Borkhuis, Robert Farrell, Louis Bourgeois, Cal Freeman, Stephen Paul Miller, Robert Okaji, Devon Wootten, Aliesa Zoecklein and Lauren Camp — with visual art by Umar Rashid (Frohawk Two Feathers), Lina Puerta, Francis Pavy, Jodi [ … ]

GOLEM BEMSHI!

There will be a one performance only premiere of GOLEM BEMSHI!
Live performance, combining the original film, The Golem, with a
live performance of a libretto, music and layered story-lines.

Raising up a golem for times such as these. Fight the fear!

Friday 22nd September 10PM
Writers and Books
Rochester, New York

A combined production of Word Consortium [ … ]

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 149 (2017)

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 149 (2017)

Clarity: Poems
by John Valentine

John Valentine teaches philosophy at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. His poems have appeared in various journals, including The Sewanee Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Southern Poetry Review, The Adirondack Review and Rock Salt Plum Review. He has had five chapbooks published with Pudding [ … ]

Tuesday poem #232 : Steve Venright

Tuesday poem #232 : Steve Venright : Some Common and Not-So-Common Similarities

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-232-steve-venright-some.html

coming up: natalie hanna, Melissa Eleftherion + Adam Clay,

also: On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/09/on-writing-139-dennis-james-sweeney.html

furthermore: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

alternately: my (small press) writing day: Amish Trivedi, Colin Morton, rob mclennan, etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

beyond that: call for submissions: many [ … ]

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 [ … ]

At Penn we are hiring in contemporary poetry/poetics

We at Penn are hiring a tenure-track assistant professor in contemporary poetry & poetics. The link to the job posting is here:

https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1244

The text of the job ad is copied below.

- Al

Al Filreis
http://writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis

The English Department at Penn invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in the field of contemporary poetry [ … ]

On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney

On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney : On Staring, Obsessing, Getting Stuck

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/09/on-writing-139-dennis-james-sweeney.html

coming up: Nicole Brewer, Sandra Moussempès + Matthew Cooperman,

also: Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji : Habitable

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-231-shazia-hafiz-ramji.html

furthermore: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

alternately: Amish Trivedi: my (small press) writing day

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

beyond that: call for submissions: many gendered mothers:



TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-86-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available,
with [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks Episode 22

Dear AngelHousePress Friends,

In the latest episode of the Small Machine Talks, we speak of foxes, Nietzche, veggie burgers, John Ashbery, comedy, poetry and performance. We also report on various literary and spoken word events we’ve attended, art installations, current reads and upcoming events, new magazines and calls for submission.

For a blow-by-blow with links, please visit: https://angelhousepress.com. [ … ]

Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji : Habitable

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-231-shazia-hafiz-ramji.html

coming up: Steve Venright, natalie hanna + Melissa Eleftherion,

also: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

call for submissions: many gendered mothers:

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/s-u-b-m-i-s-s-i-o-n-s_5.html

furthermore: seeking essays/interviews for seventeen seconds:
www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

etcetera: seeking interview pitches for Queen Mob’s Teahouse:

robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2017/09/queen-mobs-teahouse-jeremy-luke-hill.html



Tuesday poem #230 : John Barton

Tuesday poem #230 : John Barton : ENTRY FROM A BOOK OF HOURS

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-230-john-barton-entry-from.html

coming up: Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Steve Venright + natalie hanna,

also: On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis : 10 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT WRITING

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-138-lauren-b-davis.html

furthermore: Ploughshares: an interview w Erin Moure on translation;

blog.pshares.org/index.php/multiple-effects-an-interview-with-erin-moure-on-translation/



The Small Machine Talks Interviews Joe Ianni

Dear Friends and Contributors,

Here’s the latest episode of the Small Machine Talks in which we interview Joseph Ianni, Toronto poet and organizer of the series Facilitate. We have a great conversation about performance, the space between audience and performer/reader and the various ways in which we can include others.

To listen, please go to https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-21-interview-with-joseph-ianni.

More information about [ … ]

Rascal: Call for Submissions

Rascal, a new literary, art and photography journal, is now accepting submissions: https://rascaljournal.com/submissions

Unthemed, but ecological work will always catch our eye.
We pay $20 per acceptance for poetry, art and photography, and $0.02 per word for essays.
All contributors are automatically entered into a pool for annual editor’s choice awards.
For poetry, send 1-7 poems (up to [ … ]

Advertise in Welcome to Boog City Program Issue

Please forward
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Boog City 116: Welcome to Boog City 11 Festival Program Issue

Ads as low as $45

For our full rate card, please visit:

www.boogcity.com/adrates.pdf

Deadlines

Sat. Sept. 2-Submit ad and make PayPal payment

Sat. Sept. 9-Issue PDF uploaded and sent to over 4,500 people.

Email editor@boogcity.com or call 212-842-BOOG (2664) for more
information.

as ever,

David

P.S. Donations are [ … ]

On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis

On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis : 10 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT WRITING

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-138-lauren-b-davis.html

coming up: Dennis James Sweeney, Nicole Brewer + Sandra Moussempès

also: Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby : Sequoia

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-229-aaron-boothby-sequoia.html

etcetera: call for submissions of essays/interviews: seventeen seconds: a journal

of poetry and poetics

www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Joelle Barron on Laura Jane Grace

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/joelle-barron-on-laura-jane-grace.html

consequently: [ … ]

TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available,
with new work by David James Miller, Jonathan Ball, [ … ]

the above/ground press 24th anniversary reading/launch/party!

above/ground press presents readings and other such by an array of poets:
Stephanie Bolster (Montreal)
Adele Graf (Ottawa)
Kristina Drake (East Hawkesbury)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ rob mclennan (Ottawa)
lovingly hosted by above/ground press author and Apt 9 Press editor/publisher Cameron Anstee
7:30pm door/8pm reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Backdrop Food & Drink
160 Metcalfe [ … ]

Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby

Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby : Sequoia

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-229-aaron-boothby-sequoia.html

coming up: John Barton, Shazia Hafiz Ramji + Steve Venright,

also: call for submissions of essays/interviews: seventeen seconds: a journal

of poetry and poetics

www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Joelle Barron on Laura Jane Grace

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/joelle-barron-on-laura-jane-grace.html

etcetera: Queen Mob’s Teahouse: Jeremy Luke Hill interviews Kasia Jaronczyk

queenmobs.com/2017/08/interview-kasia-jaronczyk/



New Mudlark: Gary Duehr

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 115 (2017)Breaking News
Poems by Gary Duehr

www.unf.edu/mudlark/flashes/duehr.html

Gary Duehr has taught poetry and writing for institutions including Boston University, Lesley University, and Tufts University. His MFA is from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. In 2001 he received an NEA Poetry Fellowship, [ … ]

New Mudlark: Simon Perchik

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 145 (2017)

Five Poems by Simon Perchik

www.unf.edu/mudlark/posters/simon_perchik.html

Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, Forge, Poetry, Osiris, The New Yorker and elsewhere. His most recent collection is The Osiris Poems published by boxofchalk press, 2017. For more information, including free e-books and [ … ]

Tuesday poem #228 : Christine Stoddard

Tuesday poem #228 : Christine Stoddard : Jaguar in the Cotton Field

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-228-christine-stoddard.html

coming up: Aaron Boothby, John Barton + Shazia Hafiz Ramji

also: many gendered mothers: Susan Ioannou on Kay Tew

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/susan-ioannou-on-kay-tew.html

etcetera: On Writing #137 : Ryan Pratt

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-137-ryan-pratt.html

furthermore: new above/ground press chapbooks by Stephanie Bolster,

Adele Graf, Buck Downs, Sarah Dowling, etc

abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/



new from above/ground press: GHOSTS, by Stephanie Bolster

GHOSTS
Stephanie Bolster
$5

GHOSTS

Just south of the Canadian border, what’s left
of Bolster’s ninety log houses, the few hopes
no wolf gusted down.
Little to live on, but much to live for.

Three stores, post office, assay office, newspaper
called “The Bolster Drill,” several
saloons, Doctor Beale’s office,
and a three-story hotel.

One year later, there goes [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks interviews Ottawa’s poet laureate

Dear AngelHouse Friends and Contributors,

a.m. kozak and I had an inspiring conversation with Ottawa’s new poet laureate, Jamaal Jackson Rogers. Please listen to it here: https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/jamaal-jackson-rogers-just-jamaal-thepoet

The Small Machine Talks Episode 20
Recorded Sunday, July 30, 2017
w/ a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and special guest Jamaal Jackson Rogers

We have an inspiring conversation with Ottawa’s poet laureate, recording/performance [ … ]