Monday, July 14, 2014

Review of Michael Ruby's AMERICAN SONGBOOK

My review of Michael Ruby's American Songbook, a re-mix of the American musical canon, is up at Rain Taxi online.

You can hear Michael Ruby read from this collection at Jacket2.

Copies of American Songbook are available through Ugly Duckling Presse. 

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Forthcoming Nous-zot titles, Fall 2014

Nous-zot Press is delighted to announce three new chapbooks to be published in Fall 2014:

Metta SamaOne Hundred Eyes & Other Renderings

j/j hastainApophallation Sketches: a Theater of Affective Extremes, Strenuous Essays for the Senses

Maria DamonXXX, cross-stitch vispos (color)

Metta Sáma, Assistant Professor of & Director of Creative Writing, is author of Nocturne Trio (YesYes Bøøks 2012) and South of Here (New Issues Press 2005 (published under her legal name, Lydia Melvin)). Her poems, fiction, creative non-fiction, & book reviews have been published or forthcoming in Blackbird, bluestem, Drunken Boat, The Drunken Boat, Esque, hercricle, Jubilat, Kweli, The Owls, Pebble Lake Review, Pyrta, Reverie, Sententia, Vinyl, among others.

j/j hastain is a collaborator, writer and maker of things. j/j is the inventor of The Mystical Sentence Projects and is author of numerous poetry and  cross-genre books including Forensics of the Chamber (Argos Books, 2013), myrrh to re all myth (Furniture Press Books, 2013) libertine monk (Scrambler Press), The Non-Novels (forthcoming, Spuyten Duyvil) and myrrh to re all myths  (Furniture Press Books).

Maria Damon is Professor and Chair of the Department of Humanities and Media Studies at the Pratt Institute of Art. She has published several books of poetry scholarship and several collaborations (with mIEKAL aND and Jukka-Pekka Kervinen) of poetry. She currently works in cross-stitch visual poetry.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

2014 Chapbooks from Nous-zot Press

Nous-zot Press announces its 2014 spring catalog! Hand-sewn with vellum endpapers, these gorgeous little books are only $6 each. Any three for $15. All four for $20. Shipping is $1(U.S.A. only). Please provide your shipping address in the PayPal message box
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Nesting Instinct 
Jesse Nissim

i always wanted to start over
Megan Burns

Lori Anderson Moseman

Philip Whalen's Tulip
Marthe Reed

Friday, February 7, 2014

New titles forthcoming from Nous-zot

Three new chapbooks from Nous-zot Press in the making, available the end of March 2014:
  • i always wanted to start over by Megan Burns (a dual-imprint with the Dusie Kollektiv)
  • Philip Whalen's Tulip by Marthe Reed (a dual-imprint with the Dusie Kollektiv)
  • Nesting Instinct by Jesse Nissim.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

New chapbooks are in the works: Jesse Nissim, Marthe Reed, Megan Burns

Three new chapbooks are in the works: Philip Whalen's Tulip by Marthe Reed and i always wanted to start over by Megan Burns, both part of the 2014 AWP Dusie Kollektiv, and Nesting Instinct by Jesse Nissim. More soon in March when I return from AWP!

New poems up at Otolith

Six visual poems up at Otoliths, thanks to Mark Young.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Eileen Tabios reviews pleth by j/j hastain and Marthe Reed

Many thanks to Eileen Tabios for this tremendous review of pleth, a collaboration with j/j hastain pairing xyr cell-texts and my poems-- at Galatea Resurrects. pleth is available through Amazon Books.

rob mclennan reviews j/j hastain's myrrh to re all myth at this issue of Galatea Resurrects, as well.