otoliths, issue #55

Issue fifty-five of Otoliths, the southern spring issue, has gone live.

 This issue is dedicated to three greatly valued contributors — Keith Kumasen Abbott, Steve Dalachinsky, & Bill DiMichele — who all passed away during the past three months.

 It has a cover by Mary Ellen Derwis, & contains a wide variety of prose, poetry, & visuals, that often overlap, from Lynn Strongin, Guy R. Beining, Alisa Velaj, Kristian Patruno, David Lohrey, Mary Kasimor, Miro Sandev, Ayşegül Tözeren, Sanjeev Sethi, Jürgen O. Olbric, Flora Michèle Marin, Xe M. Sánchez, Jim Leftwich, Stuart Wheatley & Texas Fontanella, Erik Fuhrer, Mario José Cervantes, Seth Howard, harry k. stammer, József Bíró, Jim Meirose, Keith Walker, Simón Ibarra, Pete Spence, Diana Magallón, J. D. Nelson, Kristin Garth, Steve Dalachinsky, John M. Bennett, Diane Keys, andrew topel, Yoko Danno & James C. Hopkins, Peter J. King & Jude Cowan Montague, Lael Gold, Daniel de Culla, dan raphael, David Baptiste Chirot, Fabrice B. Poussin, Karl Kempton, Joe Balaz, Howie Good, Piet Nieuwland, Cleo Henry, Craig Cotter, Jesse Glass, Kenneth Rexroth, Cecelia Chapman, David Greaves, Vera Constantineau, C. Mehrl Bennett, Ben Egerton, Hao Wang, David Hawkins, Kit Kennedy, Sean Bolton, Martin Edmond, Jacob Kobina Ayiah Mensah, Karen Downs-Barton, Tom Beckett, hiromi suzuki, Keith Higginbotham, Bruno Neiva, Elmedin Kadric, Vernon Frazer, Jeff Bagato, Joseph Buehler, Olivier Schopfer, AG Davis, Kyle Hemmings, d’Ores&Deja, Dave Read, Clara B. Jones, Simon Perchik, David J Kelly, Thomas Fink, Maya D. Mason, Paul Ilechko, Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal, Charles Wilkinson, Maria Brito, Pam Brown, Richard Lopez, Keith Nunes, Giuseppe Calandriello, John Vieira, Sheila E. Murphy, Michael Gould, M.J. Iuppa, Tim Wright, bofa xesjum, Penelope Weiss, Anna Menozzi translated by John Martone, Mark Staniforth, David Greenslade, Bob Heman, Michael O’Brien, Tony Beyer, Laurie Duggan, Steve Gilmartin, Jeff Harrison, Jen Schneider, John Phillips, Carol Stetser, Eric Hoffman, Joshua Smith, Michael Brandonisio, Laura Winter, Richard Kostelanetz, Ptr Kozlowski, Marilyn Stablein, Taofeek Ayeyemi, Anna Cates, Dennis Andrew S. Aguinaldo, Cameron Lowe, Joyce Parkes, Ashlee-Ann Sneller, John Levy, Cherie Hunter Day, Katrinka Moore, & nick-e melville.  

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2 novembre, roma, palazzo delle esposizioni: “voir de ses propre yeux”, di hélène giannecchini

https://www.palazzoesposizioni.it/evento/helene-giannecchini-voir-de-ses-propres-yeux

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tocall, issue #7

 

ToCall No.7 – is a no special issue.

Features work by Clau De La Torre, Iris Colomb, Caroline Kha, Julia Nakotte, Gregory Betts, Arnold Frothingbadger McBay, Geof Huth, Giuseppe Calandriello, Marco Giovenale, Robin Tomens, Eric Zboya, SJ Fowler, Shawn McMurtagh, James Knight, Robert R. Thurman and Susann Connolly.

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The cover is a hand-carved linocut one-word poem.

Mimeo printed edition of 100 copies,
32 copies with an original printed linocut, numbered and signed.
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10€/13€ (incl. postage)

i venti anni della camera verde. e giuliano

<<Novembre è il mese che segna il giorno del compleanno della Camera Verde. L’11 novembre. 20 anni sono chiaramente tanti! Lo festeggiamo senza feste particolari, o pranzi, o cene, o castelli, o altri cieli, o forbici, lo festeggiamo con un calendario che da novembre 2019 arriverà a novembre 2020 e sarà orientato a tenere tutto il tempo fatto e ogni giorno, aggiungeremo altro tempo con altre cose da fare. Come da sempre in questi 20 anni. Un colpo di DADO!

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<<Nel calendario di novembre da segnalare la giornata dedicata a Giuliano Mesa con Florinda Fusco. Nell’arco dell’anno su Giuliano Mesa, per Giuliano Mesa, con Giuliano Mesa, ci saranno diverse giornate. Proietteremo le Conversazioni, tenute in Camera Verde l’11 e il 25 ottobre, l’8 e il 22 novembre e il 6 dicembre del 2007. E tutte le riprese fatte insieme: gli incontri, tutto il lavoro sul Tiresia, e ci saranno altre letture o serate con gli amici, e con personalità della letteratura italiana. Giuliano Mesa oltre a essere amico di anni straordinari, dove si è condiviso tanto, è per la Stanza con il suo tomo di tutte le opere (quasi esaurito), e le altre edizioni fatte: Era vero, per la collana teatro, Fuga tripla per la collana Cartella d’artista, Biografie perdute, e i libriccini: 1,6,7; La ginestra, Cesar Vallejo, Paul Celan, Amelia Rosselli, e tanti altri, Giuliano Mesa è una delle fondamenta incurabili della Stanza>>.

Giovanni Andrea Semerano,
dalla newsletter della Camera verde,
31 ottobre 2019

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otoliths #54 is now live

Issue fifty-four of Otoliths, the southern winter 2019 issue is now live.

It features Karl Kempton’s discourses 5 & 6, alongside text, visual, & work from Edward Kulemin, Tom Montag, Elaine Woo, DS Maolalaí, Lynn Strongin, Eric Hoffman, Irene Koronas, Doug Bolling, C.R.E. Wells, Owen Bullock, Daniel Y. Harris, Pete Spence, Sanjeev Sethi, Judith Roitman, Steve Dalachinsky, J. D. Nelson, Diane Keys, Rich Murphy, Norman Abjorensen, Kevin Tosca, Kyle Hemmings, John Greiner, Steve Kirby, Jim Leftwich, Pat Nolan, Scott Helmes, Thomas Fink, Heath Brougher, Michael Orr, Olchar Lindsann, Volodymyr Bilyk, Jim Meirose, Caleb Puckett, hiromi suzuki, Reuben Woolley, Mary Kasimor, Mark DeCarteret, Jonel Abellanosa, AG Davis, Dennis Andrew S. Aguinaldo, J. Crouse, Glenn Ingersoll, Daniel de Culla, Richard Kostelanetz, Michael J Leach, John Martone, Sophie Finlay & Matthew Hall, Sheila E. Murphy, John M. Bennett, Erik Fuhrer, Janna Grace, B. T. Joy, Drew B. David, Anne Gorrick, Márton Koppány, Ricky Garni, Thomas M. Cassidy, Rachel Cunniffe, David Baptiste Chirot, Linda M. Walker, Joel Chace, Joseph Buehler, Toby Fitch, Yoko Danno, Hugh Tribbey, Olivier Schopfer, Jeff Miller, Elmedic Kadric, Joseph Salvatore Aversano, M.J. Iuppa, Colin Stewart Jones, Brendan Slater, Natsuko Hirata, Joe Balaz, Hrishikesh Srinivas, Kellyn Elson, Robert Beveridge, Aidan Coleman, Javant Biarujia, Tony Beyer, Keith Higginbotham, Andrew Topel, Joseph Harrington, Clara B. Jones, Nick Nelson, Kristin Garth, Judith Skillman, Andrew Taylor, Jim George, Jeff Harrison, Jeff Bagato, Daniel f. Bradley, Texas Fontanella & Stuart Wheatley, Penelope Weiss, Dave Read, Keith Nunes, Anna Cates, Sacha Archer, Douglas Barbour, John Levy, Marilyn Stablein, M. C. Rush, Cecelia Chapman & Jeff Crouch, gobscure, Tim Wright, Jen Schneider, William Repass, Ian Gibbins, Jill Jones, Marcia Arrieta, Gian Luigi Braggio, Holly Day, Mary Ellen Derwis, Tim Pilgrim, John McCluskey, Les Wicks, R. Keith, Michael Brandonisio, Tom Beckett, Bob Heman, Ella Skilbeck-Porter, John Pursch, Jesse Glass, Kristian Patruno, Martin Stannard, & Demosthenes Agrafiotis.

il progetto benway: incontro a macerata il 26 ottobre

Libreria Giometti & Antonello

Macerata, c.so Matteotti 22-26

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6 books by jim leftwich from luna bisonte prods

6 books by Jim Leftwich from Luna Bisonte Prods
Jim Leftwich
Jim Leftwich’s transmutations (not translations) of the poetry of César Vallejo are nothing short of brilliant. They feel more Vallejo in English than any previous translations ever have . Vallejo is certainly, bar none, among the greatest poets of the 20th century. Human, more than immediately human, tortured, both baroque and surreal, and lyrical beyond compare, his poetry defies translation, so difficult does it appear at times. This is especially the case with his early work Trilce (Tres tresss trisss treesss tril trilssss, as Leftwich’s title has it). Claimed by the surrealists as a master in that genre, Vallejo is that and more than that, opaque as Góngora or bittersweetly acerbic as Lorca, the complexity of his language and imagery find few parallels (the poetry of Dino Campana’s Canti orfici leaps to mind). Leftwich has created a Vallejo more Vallejo than Vallejo at times, and certainly makes for far more interesting and challenging a read than, for example, the deliberately strained translations of Clayton Eshelman. Leftwich, a poet renowned in his own way for complexity and baffling linguistic virtuosity, has certainly found an equal, a compatriot, one might say, in Vallejo. These transmutations have all the speed, energy and enigmatic beauty of the originals on which they are based. The foreword by Retorico Unentesi is also something to be savored for its rich and layered interpretations. -Ivan Arguelles

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