Blue Bird On A Bridge Announces

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MILDLY FREE (by Me)

A HUGE new issue of Big Bridge, that I’m honored to be included in, thanks to guest editor, Thomas Devaney (Big and Smaller Bridges):

In Remembrance of Ed Dorn: Guest Editor Dale Smith includes perspectives from John Herndon, Stefan Hyner, Reno Lauro, Alice Notley, Richard Owens, Claudia Pisano and Dale Smith. Plus, Feature Chapbook: Low Coups and Haut Coups by Edward Dorn, Illustrated by Nancy Victoria Davis.

THE WAR PAPERS: Poisoned Wheat by Michael McClure. Essays on War and Art by Murat Nemat-Nejat, John Bradley, John Beer, Philip Metres and David-Baptiste Chirot. Also includes Halvard Johnson’s Mini-Anthology “Death on All Fronts” with Dan Waber, Hannah Thomassen, Bill Wunder, Steve Dalachinsky, Charlotte Mandel, Crag Hill, Sara Birl, Kenneth Wolman, Sybil Kollar, Allen Bramhall, Lanny Quarles, Adam Fieled, Harriet Zinnes, Kent Johnson, Catherine Daly, Edward Field, Harry Ross, James Penha, James Cervantes, Larissa Shmailo, J F Quackenbush, Bob Brueckl, Hugh Seidman, Philip Metres, Diana Manister, Michael Heller, Jessy Randall, Michael Rothenberg, Peter Ciccariello, Hal Sirowitz, Jan Clausen, Jordan Stempleman, Frederick Pollack, Tony Trigilio, Skip Fox, Tom Savage, Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, David Stone, Geer Austin, Barry Spacks, Sparrow, David Plumb, Joseph Somoza, John M. Bennett, Rochelle Ratner, Christopher Levenson, Glenn Bach, George Wallace, David Howard, Richard Kostelanetz, mIEKAL aND.

Essays and Letters: Roma Amor by Allan Graubard (0.8 meg Adobe Acrobat file), Joel Weishaus on Danger on the Peaks by Gary Snyder, an excerpt from What’s Your Idea of a Good Time? by Bill Berkson & Bernadette Mayer, Satori Kitty Roshi Style by Keith Kumasen Abbott, Linear/Nonlinear by Tom Hibbard.

Blends & Bridges: For a few weeks in the spring of 2006, Blends and Bridges, an exhibit of a wide range of artworks from all over the world combining text and graphics was on view in Cleveland. All the works in that exhibit are now reproduced here, with a short over-view, and other comments by the exhibit’s co-curator, Bob Grumman.

Your New Face: Poet/Artist Collaborations, Guest Editor, Vincent Katz includes Augusto de Campos, Alix Lambert, Juan Manuel Bonet, Alejandro Corujeira, Todd Colby, Elizabeth Zechel, Myung Mi Kim, Norma Cole, Barry Schwabsky, Maria Morganti, Rosanna Warren, James McGarrell, Jeremy Sigler, Jessica Stockholder, Jerome Rothenberg, Susan Bee, Gerold Späth, Josef Felix Müller, Bill Berkson, Colter Jacobsen, Kathleen Fraser, Hermine Ford, Anne Waldman, Donna Dennis, Vincent Katz, Alex Katz.

Mail Art: A Retrospective of Publication Work by Karl Young, Part 2 discusses d.a.levy, lettrism and networking; printing presses and mail art;Time and the Mail Art network (a general history of Mail Art); Stamp Art by Joel Lipman and Rafael Jesus Martinez; Solos and Choruses in Correspondence Art: the Single and Group Work of K.S. Ernst, Marilyn R. Rosenberg, and David Cole;The International Shadows Project; 14 Years of Collaborations by Reid Woodand.

Big and Smaller Bridges: Guest Editor, Thomas Devaney: includes Chris Edgar, Eileen Myles, Raphael Rubenstein, Jen Hofer, Michael Scharf, Kim Lambright, Caitlin Grace McDonnell, Charles Borkhuis, Hassen, Wil Hallgren, Joseph Massey, Marcella Durand, Alan Gilbert, Amy King, Ian Keenan, Ish Klein, Sharon Mesmer, Kevin Varrone, Erik Sweet.

process: A Tribute to Richard Denner, Guest Editor, Jonathan Penton includes Johnny Little, Gabriela Anaya Valdepeña, Eve West Bessier, Lee Harris, Belle Randall, and Jonathan Penton.

Poetry: Ira Cohen, Ray DiPalma, Arpine Grenier, Ben Gellman, two plays by Janis Butler Holm, Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, Michaela Kahn, Rodney Nelson, Jeffrey Side, Sandra Simonds, Anne Tardos, Mike Topp, Mike Tuggle, Mark Young.

Fiction: Guest Editor, Vernon Frazer includes Joe Clifford, Richard Denner, Kane X. Faucher, Skip Fox, Anne Germanacos, Mark Mazer, Jim Rader, Doug Rice, Lou Rowan, Ron Singer, Allen Wasserman.

Art: Rodney Artiles, Amy Evans McClure and Jim Spitzer.

Little Mags: Jonathan Penton takes a look at Home Planet News, House Organ, Kickass Review, Moonlit, Plantarchy, Poesy, Spaltung, Versal and Xerolage.

Reviews and Interviews: Debra DeSalvo interviewed by Wanda Phipps, Vernon Frazer interviewed by Ric Carfagna, Kent Johnson interviewed by Pedja Kojovic, Judith Malina with Hanon Reznikov interviewed by Will Swofford, Allan Graubard reviews Sunrise in Armageddon by Will Alexander, Louise Landes Levi reviews Pyramid of Fire by John Major Jenkins and Marty Matz, Mary Jo Malo reviews AsEverWas: Memoirs of a Beat Survivor by Hammond Guthrie, Jorge Rodriguez-Miralles reviews Flock & Shadow by Michael Hettich, Leverett T. Smith, Jr. reviews Pagan Days by Michael Rumaker.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 at 8:18 pm

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