Thursday, July 08, 2010
Jeffery Beam, Gospel Earth, Skysill Press, Nottingham, UK, 2010
Jeffrey Beam, An Invocation, Country Valley Press, Zephyr Cove, NV, 2009
Camille T. Dungy, Suck on the Marrow, Red Hen Press, Los Angeles, CA 2010
Henry Israeli, Praying to the Black Cat, Del Sol Press, Washington, DC, 2010
Kenneth Jacobs, Sooner, Phylum Press, New Haven, CT, 2009
Elaine Kahn, Customer, Glass Eye Books / Ecstatic Peace Library, Florence, MA / Brooklyn, 2010
Devin King, Clops, with a foreward (sic) by Peter O’Leary, Green Lantern Press, Chicago, 2009
Jason Labbe, Dear Photographer, Phylum Press, New Haven, CT, 2009
Bobbi Lurie, Grief Suite, CW Books, Cincinnati, 2010
Jane Sprague, The Port of Los Angeles, Chax, Tucson, 2009
Jared Stanley, How the Desert Did Me In, The Song Cave, Northampton, MA, 2010
Chandrahas Choudhury, India: A Traveler’s Literary Companion, foreword by Anita Desai, Whereabouts Press, Berkeley, 2010. Includes Salman Rushdie, Qurratulain Hyder, Kunal Basu, Mamang Dai, Phanishwarnath Renu, Bibhutibhushan Bandhpadhyay, Fakir Mohan Senapti, Nazir Mansuri, Vikram Chandra, Anjum Hasan, Jayant Kaikini, Lalithambika Antherjanam & Githa Hariharan
Jason Davis, A Bibliography of Works by Richard Krech 1965 – 2009, Bottle of Smoke Press, Dover, DE, 2010
Andrew Levy, Nothing Is Here, Eoagh, Brooklyn, 2010
Charles North, Ode to Asparagus, Peonies and Manet, The Song Cave, Northampton, MA, 2010
The Washtenaw County Women’s Poetry Collective & Casserole Society, The Feeling is Mutual, WCWPCCS, Ann Arbor, 2009. Collaborations & casseroles by Amy Berkowitz, Beth Divis, Emma Gorenberg, Kendall Grady, Elisa McCool & Jessica Young, with appearances by Kellen Braddock, Joshua Boucher, Allie Brooks, Jane Cope, Mara Divis, Miriam Lawrence, Audra Puchalski & Jeff Tenza.
Brian Whitener, editor, Genocide in the Neighborhood, by Colectivo Situaciones, translated by Whitener, Daniel Borzutzky & Fernando Fuentes, Chain/Links, Oakland/Philadelphia, 2010 (Introduction here)
Antennae Eleven, Riverwoods, IL, 2010. Includes Karinne Keithley, Jena Osman, Corey Mead, Pamela Lu, Adam Overton, Laura Moriarty, Kit Robinson & Ted Greenwald, Anthony Madrid, CJ Martin, Joe Milazzo & Barbara Cully
Belladonna 8: The Elder Series, Brooklyn, 2009. Includes Jane Sprague, Diane Ward, Tina Darragh
Other Media & Formats
Bob Arnold, My Sweetest Friend, “A triple brochure wrap of 38 poems as one-long-poem tribute, concerning the sudden loss of an older sister who was once a close childhood friend.” Three 8.5 by 14 sheets into 8-panel brochures gathered with a paper band. Longhouse, Green River, VT, 2009
Abdulqâder Bidel, Bidel’s Rubáiát, adaptations by Robin Magowan, Longhouse, Green River, VT, 2009. A 4.25 by 3 inch, top bound (but actually pasted to rear cover) booklet containing a single 8.5 by 4.25 that opens into 4 panels, bound in a paper wrap (with poem on rear). My copy has a red cover as distinct from the purple one shown above.
Aaron Cohick, et al. The Infernal Method, NewLights Press, Oakland/Baltimore, no date listed, but intended as an insert to issue 3 of Mimeo Mimeo. 5.5 by 7 inch booklet printed on newsprint with what appears to be decorative bands of Wite-Out correction fluid. Printed in an edition of 350, of which this is 40.
Michael Lally, Lost Angels, Monomania Records, Salem, OR, 2010. CD of Lally reading 10 poems, backed by two trios of musicians.
Dana Teen Lomax, Disclosure, Dusie Kollectiv, location nebulous, 2009. Issued in an edition of 75 in which individual pages were ordered at random. Contains copies of random documents from the life of the author, e.g., nomination to the Peace Corps, Wells Fargo bank statements, a letter from the landlord (San Quentin State Prison – Lomax must live in the little community of houses outside the front gates of Q), notes from a physical exam, etc. The PDF linked to via the title is longer than the version I received.
Amish Trivedi, Museum of Vandals, Cannibal Books (Boundless Books no. 1), no location given, 2009. 5.5 by 4.25 inch cardstock cover with a single 4.25 by 28 inch sheet (being two 14-inch sheets joined) unattached inside which opens into 8 two-sided panels, 7 of which have poems by the author. Held together with a metal clip.
A number of the items listed
emerged from the mounds of paper
on my desk when I cleared it off
to enable the PC repairman
to gain access to my system
Not listed are 2 small volumes
entitled windmill and silt
that appear as if they might be
by John Martone
with that infernal 7-point type
he likes to use,
but with no further information
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