Friday, April 09, 2010


Recently Received

Books (Poetry)

Homero Aridjis, Solar Poems, translated by George McWhirter, City Lights, San Francisco, 2010

Charles Bernstein, Umbra, Chax, Tucson, 2010. Translations of Guillaume Apollinaire, Charles Baudelaire, Osip Mandelstam, Bernard Noël, Paulo Leminski, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Régis Bonvicino, Catullus, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Claude Royet-Journoud, & Victor Hugo

Zachary C. Bush, The Silence of Sickness, Gold Wake Press, Breinigsville, PA, 2010

Ken Chen, Juvenilia, foreword by Louise Glück, Yale Younger Poets, New Haven, 2010

Tom Clark, Feeling for the Ground, BlazeVOX, Buffalo 2010

Sandy Florian, On Wonderland & Waste, Sidebrow Books, San Francisco, 2010

Elisa Gabbert, The French Exit, Birds LLC, Austin, Minneapolis, New York, Raleigh, 2010

Gizelle Gajelonia, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Bus, Tinfish, Kāne’ohe, HI, 2010

Dereks Henderson & Pollard, Inconsequentia, BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Barbara Henning, Cities and Memory, Chax, Tucson, 2010

Donora Hillard, Theology of the Body, Gold Wake Press, Breinigsville, PA, 2010

Pattie McCarthy, Table Alphabetical of Hard Words, Apogee Press, Berkeley, 2010

Tenney Nathanson, Ghost Snow Falls Through the Void (Globalization), Chax, Tucson, 2010

Denise Newman, Wild Goods, Apogee, Berkeley, CA, 2010

Alice Notley, Reason and Other Women, Chax, Tucson, 2010

Charles Plymell, Eat Not Thy Mind, foreword by Mike Watt, Glass Eye Books / Ecstatic Peace Library, Northampton, MA 2009

Elizabeth Robinson, Also Known As, Apogee Press, Berkeley, 2010

Jaime Robles, Anime Animus Anima, Shearsman, Exeter, 2010

Kaia Sand, Remember to Wave, Tinfish Press, Kāne’ohe, HI, 2010

Afzal Ahmed Syed, Rococo & Other Worlds: Selected Poems, translated from the Urdu by Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT 2010

Chris Tonelli, The Trees Around, Birds LLC, Austin, Minneapolis, New York, Raleigh, 2010

Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, Selected Poems of Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, edited by Ben Mazer, introduction by Stephen Burt, Belknap Harvard, Cambridge, MA 2010

Kevin Varrone, G-Point Almanac: Passyunk Lost, Ugly Duckling Presse, Brooklyn, 2010

Anne Waldman, Matriot Acts, Chax, Tucson, 2010

Carol Watts, This is Red, Torque Press, Southampton, UK, 2009

Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Selenography, Sidebrow Books, San Francisco, 2010


Books (Poetry Anthologies)

Camille T. Dungy, editor, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA 2009. Includes Phillis Wheatley, Elizabeth Alexander, June Jordan, Clarance Major, Jean Toomer, Alice Walker, Claude McKay, Gerald Barrax Sr., Margaret Walker, Arna Bontemps, Rita Dove, Indigo Moor, Richard Wright, Yusef Komunyakaa, Gwendolyn Brooks, Harryette Mullen, Marilyn Nelson, Carl Philips, Ishmael Reed, Sterling Brown, Robert Hayden, Cyrus Cassells, Ed Roberson, Cornelius Eady, Melvin Dixon, Reginald Shepherd, Evie Shockley, Patricia Smith, C.S. Giscombe, James Weldon Johnson, Patricia Spears Jones, Wanda Coleman, Natasha Trethewey, Melvin B. Tolson, Douglas Kearney, Major Jackson, Al Young, Janice Harrington, many more


Books (Other)

Harold Abramowitz, Not Blessed, Les Figues, Los Angeles, 2010

Martine Bellen, 2X², BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Stephen Burt & David Mikics, The Art of the Sonnet, Belknap Harvard, Cambridge, MA 2010

David W. Huntsperger, Procedural Form in Postmodern American Poetry: Berrigan, Antin, Silliman, and Hejinian, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2010

Brenda Iijima, editor, )((Eco(Lang)(Uage(Reader)), Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs / Nightboat Books, Brooklyn & Callicoon, NY, 2010. Includes Karen Leona Anderson, Jack Collom, Tina Darragh, Marcella Durand, Laura Elrick, Brenda Iijima, Peter Larkin, Jill Magi, Tracie Morris, Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands, Julie Patton, Jed Rasula, Evelyn Reilly, Leslie Scalapino, James Sherry, Jonathan Skinner, & Tyrone Williams

Robert Kelly, The Logic of the World and Other Fictions, McPherson & Co., Kingston, NY, 2010

Tan Lin, Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. The Joy of Cooking, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2010

Sarah Rosenthal, A Community Writing Itself: Conversations with Vanguard Writers of the Bay Area, Dalkey Archive, Champaign, IL 2010. Includes interviews with Michael Palmer, Nathaniel Mackey, Leslie Scalapino, Brenda Hillman, Kathleen Fraser, Stephen Ratcliffe, Robert Glück, Barbara Guest, Truong Tran, Camille Roy, Juliana Spahr & Elizabeth Robinson

Lewis Warsh, A Place in the Sun, Spuyten Duyvil, New York, 2010



Cannot Exist, no. 6, Madison, WI, March 2010. Includes Jordan Stempleman, Lewis Freedman, Monica Mody, Bob Heman, Steve Gilmartin, Joey Yearous-Algozin, Mary Kasimor, Jordan Dunn, David Buuck & Juliana Spahr, Crag Hill, Michael Bernstein, Mairéad Byrne, Nicholas Ranikar, David Wolach & the Nonsense Company


Other Media & Formats

Chain Chain Chain, by Rae Armantrout, Fact-Simile, Santa-Fe NM 2010 (3.5-by-2.5 inch trading cards in the grand baseball card manner with photo horizontally on one side backed by an excerpt from Waldman’s masterwork. The card is reminiscent of Topps’ cards circa 1960.)

ROVA & the Nels Cline Singers, The Celestial Septet, CD of compositions by the ROVA Saxophone Quartet (Bruce Ackley, Steve Adams, Larry Ochs & Jon Raskin, all on various saxophones) & the Nels Cline Singers (Nels Cline, guitars; Scott Amendola, drums; Devin Hoff, bass), New World Records, New York, 2010


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