Friday, August 14, 2009


Recently Received

Books (Poetry)

Lynn Behrendt, Luminous Flux, Lines Chapbooks, Red Hook, NY 2009

Lynn Behrendt, This My Vertical Body, Lines Chapbooks, Red Hook, NY 2009

Charles Bernstein, All the Whiskey in Heaven:Selected Poems, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York 2010

Kate Durbin, The Ravenous Audience, Black Goat, Los Angeles 2009

Ernest Farrés, Edward Hopper, translated by Lawrence Venuti, Graywolf Press, St. Paul 2009

K. Lorraine Graham, Terminal Humming, Edge Books, Washington 2009

Norman Finkelstein, Scribe, Dos Madres, Loveland, OH 2009

Roberto Harrison, Urracá, Achiote Press, Berkeley 2009

Jonathan Jones, earful symmetries, The Sticky Pages Press, Brussels 2009

Jonathan Jones, Material Comforts, The Sticky Pages Press, Brussels 2009

Adeena Karasick, Amuse Bouche, Talonbooks, Vancouver 2009

Steve Langan, Meet Me at the Happy Bar, BlazeVOX, Buffalo 2009

Lisa Olstein, Lost Alphabet, Copper Canyon, Port Townsend 2009

Sabrina Orah Mark, Tsim Tsum, Saturnalia Books, Philadelphia 2009

Kristi Maxwell, Hush Sessions, Saturnalia Books, Philadelphia 2009

Joseph Mosconi, Galvanized Iron on the Citizens’ Band, Poetic Research Bureau, Glendale, CA 2009

Rick Reid, To be Hung from the Ceiling by Strings of Varying Length, Black Goat, Los Angeles 2009

Nico Vassilakis, Disparate Magnets, BlazeVOX, Buffalo 2009

Nico Vassilakis, Protracted Type, Blue Lion Books, West Hartford, CT & Puhos, Kitee, Finland 2009

Mark Wallace, Felonies of Illusion, Edge Books, Washington 2009


Books (Poetry Anthology)

Visiting Wallace:Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens, edited by Dennis Barone & James Finnegan, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, 2009. Includes John Ashbery, Paul Auster, John Berryman, Robert Bly, William Bronk, Robert Creeley, W.S. Di Piero, Annie Finch, Forrest Gander, Dana Gioia, Peter Gizzi, Edward Hirsch, Richard Howard, Susan Howe, Donald Justice, Ann Lauterbach, Robert Lowell, Paul Mariani, James Merrill, Marianne Moore, Adrienne Rich, Theodore Roethke, David St. John, Carl Sandburg, Ravi Shankar, Mark Strand, William Carlos Williams, Charles Wright


Books (Other)

Fielding Dawson, A Great Day for a Ballgame: A Conscious Love Story, Rvive Books, Weston, CT 2009

Fanny Howe, What Did I Do Wrong? Flood Editions, Chicago 2009

Derek McCormack, The Show That Smells, Akashic Books, New York 2009



ESC: English Studies in Canada, vo. 33, no. 4, Dec. 2007, Edmonton. Special Issue on Discreteness: Event and Sound in Poetry, edited by Louis Cabri & Peter Quartermain, Digital Sound Editor Michael S. Hennessey. Includes Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Scott Pound, Bob Perelman, Meredith Quartermain, Tom Orange, Reuven Tsur, Sarah Parry, more. Includes CD with work by Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Rexroth, Charles Bernstein, Geraldine Monk, M. NourbeSe Philip, Brion Gysin, Caroline Bergvall, more.

Grain: Luddite, vol. 36, no. 4, July 2009, Saskatoon. Includes Sony Adams, Maureen Scott Harris, Jeanne Randolph, Miriam Toews, Nel Besner, Tom Hendry, matt robinson, Betsy Warland, Tamara Bond, Joel Katelnikoff, Deborah Schnitzer, Stephanie Yorke, many more.


Other Media & Formats

Jeffrey Encke, Most Wanted: A Gamble in Verse, Last Tango Editions, Seattle 2004. A custom deck of playing cards, with a poem on each card save for the joker, which serves as the colophon.

Richard Owens, Two Ballads, Porch (?) Press, no location or date given, but possibly Buffalo 2009. Two poems printed on the same side of a single sheet of paper (chapbook cover stock), 7 & 7/8ths by 9 ½ inches, folded in half, inside a cover sheet (also chapbook cover stock) 8x10 inches, likewise folded. No binding.



Still a big stack of books
waiting to be noted here