Author Archive

Current state of poetry

Julian Popp BIT.FALL


Johanna Drucker at MIT

Monday, April 23: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Humanities methods: digital challenges

Wednesday, April 25: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (brown bag)
Visual Narratives (co-sponsored with OpenDocLab)

Friday, April 27: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (brown bag)
Rethinking Humanities Education
(Sorry, session is full, registrations are no longer accepted)

The “humanities + digital conversations” are free and open to the public but registration is required, please use the registration form at the bottom of this page. Further information will be sent after registration.

On Thursday, April 26, 5:00 pm, Johanna Drucker will speak about “Designing Digital Humanities” at the CMS Colloquium. Free and open to the public, no registration necessary. More information:

Avantexte – vispo and concrete poetry submission

Here is the link for The Bleed, visual and concrete poetry magazine

And here are some more publishers

Les editions volumiques

Publication Studio

Visual Editions

Siglio Press

Ginkgo Press

Melville House

Granary Books



Melville House Press Hybrid Books


Cent Mille Milliards de Poèmes

Raymond  Queneau. Cent Mille Milliards de Poèmes 

Videopoetry. Deadlines.

Just a reminder for filmmakers that deadlines are approaching for a couple of opportunities previously linked to here. Another deadline has been extended. So here are four dates to keep in mind:

May 26th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival

June 1Cinépoetry submissions for 2012 issue of Poetry International

August 31 (was July 31)IV International Festival of Videopoetry for the Earth 2012 (VideoBardo)

September 12012 Visible Verse Festival

For news of other film festivals that may be open to videopoetry/filmpoetry/cinépoetry, I recommend joining the Visible Verse Festival group page on Facebook.

Steve McCaffery’s, a central figure in Canadian avant-garde writing

The first Purple Blurb D1G1T4L WR1T1NG Reading Series event of Spring!

Steve McCaffery
Author of Carnival, The Black Debt, Seven Pages Missing
Professor and David Gray Chair of Poetry and Letters, SUNY Buffalo

March 19
Building 6, room 120
5:30 PM

A central figure in Canadian avant-garde writing, Steve McCaffery’s work spans sound poetry, generative and iterative text, experimental prose, performance art, literary criticism, and visual poetics. A member of the Four Horsemen sound poetry ensemble and a professor of English at SUNY Buffalo, he is the author of over a dozen influential books of poetry, twenty chapbooks and four volumes of critical writing. His works include the visual typewriter poem CARNIVAL panels 1 and 2, Panopticon, The Black Debt, North of Intention and Rational Geomancy: Kids of the Book-Machine (with bpNichol). With Jed Rasula, McCaffery edited Imagining Language, an anthology for MIT Press.

/mccaffery/ (read the entirety of CARNIVAL online!) (Steve’s readings at PennSound) (The Four Horsemen)

Visit to Boston Athenaeum

October 12, 2011 – March 3, 2012

Admission $5.00 (Members Free)

Gallery Hours:*

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays & Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Boston Athenæum will be closed November 25th, December 24, 26th & 30th, January 2nd & 16th and February 21st

This exhibition of remarkable and unexpected artists’ books from the Boston Athenæum’s outstanding collection includes works by Russell Maret, Laura Davidson, Ryoko Adachi, Stephen Dupont, Harriet Bart, Xu Bing, Iliazd, and more than two dozen others. Among the books on view are a number of examples not previously exhibited.
No Quarter Given, by Christopher Wilde. [Brooklyn, N.Y. : Artichoke Yink Press, 2003]. The Boston Athenaeum by Paul Johnson. [Cheadle Hulme, England : Paul Johnson, 2008] The Veil, by Julie Chen. Berkeley, Calif. : Flying Fish Press, 2002.