Saturday, April 30, 2016

Ali Znaidi : body trilogy

Ali Znaidi (b.1977) lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He is the author of several chapbooks, including Experimental Ruminations (Fowlpox Press, 2012), Moon’s Cloth Embroidered with Poems (Origami Poems Project, 2012), Bye, Donna Summer! (Fowlpox Press, 2014), and Taste of the Edge (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014).

Monday, April 25, 2016

Pearl Pirie : secondary

Pearl Pirie has no time for the first gret. She runs phafours press and Studio Noveau Workshop out of Ottawa.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Robert Swereda : invasive species exhausted before large machinery

Robert Swereda is the author of Signature Move (KFS press) and re:verbs (Bareback press) and has published work in Canadian and  international journals.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Nico Vassilakis : As Above Not Below

Nico Vassilakis is Vispo editor at Coldfront Magazine - His book, Alphabet Noir, is forthcoming from c_L books. Nico maintains the website STARING POETICS -

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Joel Chace : from Eye Cue

Joel Chace has published work in print and electronic magazines such as The Tip of the Knife, Counterexample Poetics, OR, Country Music, Infinity's Kitchen, and Jacket.  Most recent collections include Sharpsburg, from Cy Gist Press, Blake's Tree, from Blue & Yellow Dog Press, Whole Cloth, from Avantacular Press, Red Power, from Quarter After Press, Kansoz, from Knives, Forks, and Spoons Press, and Web Too, from Tonerworks.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Eileen R. Tabios : Mooring After Loss

Eileen R. Tabios loves books and has released about 40 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in nine countries and cyberspace. Her most recent are THE CONNOISSEUR OF ALLEYS (Marsh Hawk Press, 2016) and INVENT(ST)ORY: Selected Catalog Poems and New 1996-1915 (Dos Madres Press, 2015). With poems translated into eight languages, she also has edited, co-edited or conceptualized ten anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays in addition to serving as editor or guest editor for various literary journals.  She maintains a biblioliphic blog, “Eileen Verbs Books“; edits Galatea Resurrects, a popular poetry review; steers the literary and arts publisher Meritage Press; and frequently curates thematic online poetry projects including LinkedIn Poetry Recommendations (a recommended list of contemporary poetry books).  More information is available at

Monday, April 4, 2016

Amanda Earl : Chapter 4 of Exodus from the Vispo Bible

Amanda Earl's visual poetry has been exhibited in Russia and Canada, has been published in Fantagraphics' The Last Vispo Anthology. Her visual poetry chapbook Of the Body was published by Kingston's Puddle of Sky Press. A Fieldguide for Fanciful Bugs was published on line by avantacular press. Snippets & excerpts of her visual poetry have appeared on line at, The Volta, Tip of the Knife & UnlikelyStories.Org and in print in Dreamland IX (Prince George, BC, 2016). Gary Barwin gave a lovely write up of Earl's visual poetry over on Jacket2.  For more vispo, please visit