Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Amanda Earl : beyond earth and sky

Amanda Earl's most recent visual poetry chapbook is The Vispo Bible: Book of Esther published by Puddles of Sky Press in November 2017. For more info visit eleanorincognito.blogspot.com or talk vispo with Amanda on Twitter @KikiFolle.

for Joan


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Jeff Bagato : emit damage a

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.



Friday, November 10, 2017

Sacha Archer : Assemblages to be held for the production of sound poetry

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and Matrix. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was recently published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming, TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upROUTE (above/ground press). A collection of broadsides from his work Ghost Writing is his latest publication from The Blasted Tree. One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.



Monday, October 30, 2017

Jeff Bagato : No Eyes

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sacha Archer : Assemblages to be held for the production of sound poetry

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and Matrix. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was recently published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming, TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upROUTE (above/ground press). A collection of broadsides from his work Ghost Writing is his latest publication from The Blasted Tree. One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Rose Knapp : five poems


Rose Knapp is a poet, producer, and multimedia artist. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Gargoyle, and others. She has a chapbook with Hesterglock Press and a collection forthcoming with Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She lives in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at roseknapp.net







Snapchat Chinatown 



Mists skirt up aghast 

Mongolian lights slit



Over scattered orange skies

Streets scream אוי געוואַלד



Tamilese Tempests

Scrapers iron Sinks



Black facades inbe——

Tween Twain Feigned



Sincerity over Euro Police

Sirens Flares Fades To Static



Dawn Rise Elderly Green Tea

윷노리Brut Ciroc sh



Opium & Mao Tze-Tounges Halls Στύξ 

Rings Grim zn.t n.t ḥˁb 巫蠱————







Dolores Hades 



Trumpets cigs sax smoke

Notes dart dissonant orders

Haiku harakiris kamikaze







Daoist Lesbos



Sundance Sabbath Nocturnes

Chinatown Crystallizes Quixotic 

Acid reigns on Venetian Horus

Isis Aegean orange lanterns

Skies light up Byzantium 





——                            Silence                ——





Yang does not say Helios 

To any pathological Greco

Lunar glimmers glance off 

Glints of alliterative solace

Romanov London winds



Archetypes chimes 

Charms Orwell

Under Grecian

Guernica Rawls

Slaughter house

Ist mural Nozick

Anarchy states

Utopia mirages——

Forms un-form until 

Avila il duomo——

Il duce touché



If words mattered 

At das point in time

Wie banned them



Already the serpent

Has gazed supremely 

Spouting constricting 

Disinterested synthetic 

Ally engulfing worlds 

Without amen what

Contemporal calls 

True passion plays

Shrouds of Turin

Tyrannical Acts 

As One voice







Cubano Opiates



Strings of violet lights hang——

Dancing Cross Cigar

Necklaced chiseled fauxfur——







Cache22ndCenturion 



VoicesVerisimil

TuEtEcceEllipsis

AlwaysAwkward 

CuteConfucianHate

ITreeDesireToMurder



Thee



ShallomironicWord 

SalatAllahCourse 

BleedVignettes 

PhronesisNyx 

Phoenixשַׁבָּת

 שָׁלוֹםShabbat 





Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Jeff Bagato : from "Succubus Highway"

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.

This is still from Bagato's video "Succubus Highway," originally published on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7emVFuDCIhg


Friday, September 29, 2017

Lawrence Upton and John Levack Drever : from Breaking News


John Levack Drever

sound artist and composer. He and Lawrence Upton have been collaborating on live and recorded text-sound compositions since 2003. http://www.gold.ac.uk/music/staff/drever/

Lawrence Upton

Poet; graphic artist; sound artist: curator.  Memory Fictions (2012) --  Argotist Ebooks;  Unframed Pictures (2011) -- Writers Forum; a song and a film (2009) -- Veer Publications; Wire Sculptures, (2003) – Reality Street Editions; Commentaries on Bob Cobbing (2013) Argotist Ebooks.

Co-edited Word Score Utterance Choreography with Bob Cobbing (1998) – Writers Forum. 

Curated Some variations on a theme of Bob (Space Studios,) and Bob Cobbing and the book (UWE Fine Print) both 2011. Singing Marram (for solo viola, violist Benedict Taylor); CD, 2013 Subverten.; Dark Voices CD, Cram 2013 + Possibles (forthcoming CD), both with Taylor).

Solo exhibitions  2012 “from recent projects” (St James Hatcham)  & 1981 “Deteriorating texts” (LYC) . Many exhibitions of artists books with Guy Begbie.

Directs Writers Forum.

2008-2011 AHRC Creative Research Fellow, Dept of Music, Goldsmiths, University of London

2011-2015 Visiting Research Fellow in Music, Goldsmiths, University of London.

2015 + Academic Member, Athens Institute for Education and Research.



(4 channel); 17.5 minutes approx; live and prerecorded voice + graphic score and projection Lawrence Upton; studio recording,prerecorded sound treatment and composition John Drever; live spatialisation John Drever; presented in full for the first time as the opening item of the Cram / SPR concert Dark Voices at St James Hatcham, New Cross, London on Monday 21 October 2013












Friday, September 15, 2017

Jeff Bagato : from "Succubus Highway"

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.

This is still from Bagato's video "Succubus Highway," originally published on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7emVFuDCIhg



Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sacha Archer : Assemblages to be held for the production of sound poetry

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and Matrix. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was recently published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming, TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upROUTE (above/ground press). A collection of broadsides from his work Ghost Writing is his latest publication from The Blasted Tree. One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.


Monday, September 4, 2017

Nico Vassilakis : an asemic unravel

Nico Vassilakis is a text and visual poet. He manipulates letters to free them of their word scrum. Many of his results can be found online and on his website, Staring Poetics. Nico’s work has been exhibited in visual poetry exhibits around the world. Alphabet Noir, a book of poems/texts about visual poetry, is out from c_L Books. Another book forthcoming is Voir Dire by Dusie Press. Nico was vispo editor for Coldfront Magazine. He has curated online mini-vispo anthologies of Finnish, Turkish, and Chilean vispoets. He co-edited The Last Vispo Anthology (Fantagraphics Books 2012). He lives in New York City with his wife and children.


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Jeff Bagato : from "Succubus Highway"

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.

This is still from Bagato's video "Succubus Highway," originally published on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7emVFuDCIhg


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Sacha Archer : from Ghost Writing

Sacha Archer is a Canadian writer & visual artist residing in Ontario. His work has appeared in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, and Experiment-O. His most recent chapbooks are Detour (Spacecraft Press, 2017), The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming: TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upRoute (above/ground press). One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

j4 : Thorny social

j4 is a collective of four persons, all given names beginning with j, who are compelled to explore transindividual composition.


Monday, June 19, 2017

Jeff Bagato : Civilization's Lost-6

Jeff Bagato is a multi-media artist working with text, electronic sound, and glitch video. Poems have appeared recently in various publications including Ex-Ex-Lit, Zoomoozophone Review, Streetcake, In Between Hangovers, Your One Phone Call, and Otoliths. Glitch video poems can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOxF_ShHl2u5r3ppvCpO2Xg A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.


Monday, June 12, 2017

Pixie Cram : The Stone Dreams of the Cell

Pixie Cram is a filmmaker currently based in Hull, Quebec. Her work includes fiction, animation, documentary, and installation. Pixie studied theatre performance and playwrighting at Concordia University in Montreal before taking up filmmaking. She is co-founder of the Windows Collective, a group devoted to the creation and exhibition of experimental works using film. On top of her own art practice she works as a freelance director, editor and cinematographer.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017

j4 : Dream Collection Agency

j4 is a collective of four persons, all given names beginning with j, who are compelled to explore transindividual composition.



Monday, May 22, 2017

Jeff Bagato : Civilization's Lost-5

Jeff Bagato is a multi-media artist working with text, electronic sound, and glitch video. Poems have appeared recently in various publications including Ex-Ex-Lit, Zoomoozophone Review, Streetcake, In Between Hangovers, Your One Phone Call, and Otoliths. Glitch video poems can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOxF_ShHl2u5r3ppvCpO2Xg A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

j4 : Farty boner

j4 is a collective of four persons, all given names beginning with j, who are compelled to explore transindividual composition.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Jeff Bagato : Emit Damage-1

Jeff Bagato is a multi-media artist working with text, electronic sound, and glitch video. Poems have appeared recently in various publications including Ex-Ex-Lit, Zoomoozophone Review, Streetcake, In Between Hangovers, Your One Phone Call, and Otoliths. Glitch video poems can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOxF_ShHl2u5r3ppvCpO2Xg A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.


Saturday, April 22, 2017

Logan K. Young : eto

Logan K. Young’s 1,000 Anagrams for La Monte Young is out now via Peanut Gallery Press. A summer student of Thurston Moore at Naropa’s Kerouac School, he’s since been published everywhere from 3:AM to UPenn's Jacket2 to experiential-experimental-literature and anthologized as far flung as That Devil Music: Best Rock Writing (Excitable Press), An Anthology of Asemic Handwriting (Uitgeverij) and Library of the Printed Web, Vol. 3.


Monday, April 10, 2017

Pearl Button : creation myth #379

Pearl Button is drifting on the disturbed sea of her own mind. She's always been afloat, and has no real way off. Occasionally she'll land on an island, but the storm returns and she is thrown out to sea again. Her poems are a record of a life adrift. She has pieces in various journals, a serialized book on Tumblr called “13 Dark Moons” and one called This is not a love song to the dark out with Dancing Girl Press.


Friday, April 7, 2017

j4 : Pervert embark

j4 is a collective of four persons, all given names beginning with j, who are compelled to explore transindividual composition.



Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jeff Bagato : Static-1

Jeff Bagato is a multi-media artist working with text, electronic sound, and glitch video. Poems have appeared recently in various publications including Ex-Ex-Lit, Zoomoozophone Review, Streetcake, In Between Hangovers, Your One Phone Call, and Otoliths. Glitch video poems can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOxF_ShHl2u5r3ppvCpO2Xg A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.


Monday, March 20, 2017

Rob Stuart : After Klee

Rob Stuart was born in Cambridge, England, in 1972 and lives in Surrey with his partner and daughter. His poems and short stories have been published in magazines, newspapers and webzines all over the world including Ink Sweat and Tears, Light, M58, Magma, New Statesman, The Oldie, Otoliths, Popshot, The Spectator, Storgy and The Washington Post. He has also written the screenplays for several award-winning and internationally exhibited short films. His website can be found at www.robstuart.co.uk.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Pearl Button : The Uncertainty Spell

Pearl Button is drifting on the disturbed sea of her own mind. She's always been afloat, and has no real way off. Occasionally she'll land on an island, but the storm returns and she is thrown out to sea again. Her poems are a record of a life adrift. She has pieces in various journals, a serialized book on Tumblr called “13 Dark Moons” and one called This is not a love song to the dark out with Dancing Girl Press.


Sunday, March 12, 2017

j4 : Simulation of actual product

j4 is a collective of four persons, all given names beginning with j, who are compelled to explore transindividual composition.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Jeff Crouch / Diana Magallón : cinq o

For ten years, the collaborative works of Diana Magallón and Jeff Crouch have appeared online, mostly recently at Word For/Word and at The Digital Humanities Conference in King's College, London. Diana Magallón and Jeff Crouch are collaborators on such works  as largoscabellosflotantes, an asemic book, riot wrong, an art collection, and “lopez” and “Don Juan”, which are musical compilations.


Monday, March 6, 2017

Sacha Archer : from KIM

Sacha Archer is a Canadian writer currently residing in Ontario. He was the recipient of the 2008 P.K. Page Irwin Prize for his poetry and visual art, and in 2010 he was chosen to participate in the Elise Partridge Mentor Program. His work has appeared in journals such as ditch poetry, filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, and NōD. He has work forthcoming in Experiment-O, and (parenthetical). His chapbook, Dishwashing Event, Part One: Tianjin, China was published by no press, while Dishwashing Event, Part Two: Ontario, Canada is forthcoming from Puddles of Sky Press.


Monday, February 27, 2017

Billy Mavreas : Gates

Billy Mavreas is an artist and writer working primarily with comics, collage and visual poetry, found and made. He lives in Montreal with his family and runs an art shop called Monastiraki.



Friday, February 24, 2017

Ian Whistle : Mistranslation


Khatumo Ceuta in the Spanish Mediterranean. The level of water is full of clothes and spread their weight and paddleboard illicit production. Thousands of foreign vessels in sealed boxes. Rarely forest safe in Brazil and Indonesia Coach handbags are leading the way. A meeting of the Russian military process. smuggling snuff products is prohibited in the Mohawk in Canada. Uday Hussein deals Mystery, workers of color television. Northern Canada, frogs and turtles coach products, household and office sales are sold worldwide. For smuggling on the border with Mexico, was nāki'i'ia peace. Brazil and lapa'au'ia, and millions of animals. Children between two and ten thousands of people traffic at the border. Nigeria "or" son of the victim, and sells cocoa harvest. Cocaine starts ka'ūhā. Syria Real illegal. Bible cocaine prison for women. The Warsaw ghetto wall power supply, doors, drainage and register the land illegally. 1800 New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and plaster illegally. It was a mystery. Incorporated. It was the shadow of the cross.

Monday, February 20, 2017

hiromi suzuki : Karman vortex street

hiromi suzuki is an illustrator, poet, artist living in Tokyo, Japan. A contributor to the Japanese poetry magazine "gui" (run by members of the Japanese "VOU" group of poets, founded by the late Kitasono Katue). Author of Ms. cried, 77 poems by hiromi suzuki (kisaragi publishing, 2013 ISBN978-4-901850-42-1). Her works are published internationally in Otoliths, BlazeVOX, Empty Mirror, Experiment-O, M58, DATABLEED, Black Market Re-View and NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2015 amongst other places. web site: http://hiromisuzukimicrojournal.tumblr.com/


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Rob Stuart : Double Negative (Times New Roman)

Rob Stuart was born in Cambridge, England, in 1972 and lives in Surrey with his partner and daughter. His poems and short stories have been published in magazines, newspapers and webzines all over the world including Ink Sweat and Tears, Light, M58, Magma, New Statesman, The Oldie, Otoliths, Popshot, The Spectator, Storgy and The Washington Post. He has also written the screenplays for several award-winning and internationally exhibited short films. His website can be found at www.robstuart.co.uk.


Friday, February 10, 2017

Kyle Flemmer : from Barcode Poetry

Kyle Flemmer is an author, editor, and publisher from Calgary, Canada. Kyle founded The Blasted Tree Publishing Company in 2014 as an outlet for his writing and to build a community of emerging Canadian artists. He graduated from Concordia University in Montreal with a double-major in Western Society & Culture and Creative Writing. Kyle is passionate about social satire, philosophy, and science, and enjoys writing poetry, short stories, and critical essays.