Monthly Archives: April 2012

Adventures with Textorizer: Calligrams.

This relates to my previous post about Textorizer (https://deviljazz.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/textorizer-7/) I thought it would be fun to ‘textorize’ some famous calligrams. I’ve chosen Apollinaire’s Horse (and used the text from “Zone”): BEFORE AFTER: And Steve McCaffery’s Carnival Panels (Panel 1, Plate … Continue reading

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Textorizer

I am loving this website and its poetic potential. Textorizer will take an uploaded image and ‘textify it’. There are various options concerned with density and numbers of ‘strings’ which produce different effects. I uploaded a photgrph of myself and … Continue reading

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Little Magazines (w/c 23rd April, 2012)

In an effort to keep this a weekly digest, here are the magazines I have read this week. This week’s focus is on submissions and communication.    #1 DIODE    [online]http://www.diodepoetry.com/v5n2/index.html  Very impressive contemporary poetry here with an emphasis on … Continue reading

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Little Magazines and Journals [w/c April 16th 2012]

  This week I have been leaning towards Canadian Literature and longer poems, alongside some old favourites.    #1  Tears in the Fence 54 (2012)  [Print] http://tearsinthefence.com/ An ever-breath-taking collection of poetry, prose and translation with a real international feel. … Continue reading

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Indent: Extended Call for Submissions

Our editorial board met this morning and have let me know that they wish to extend the call for submissions until MAY 18th. We will be publishing the issue in June to coincide with the Staffordshire Fringe Festival and Staffordshire … Continue reading

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Microblackouts

I have deviated somewhat from editing my ‘proper academic article’. The allure of the marker pen can have generative poetic qualities, not to mention a nice, addictive smell. (I am sure marker pens must be non-toxic, tight?)   Inspired by Austin Kleon, … Continue reading

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World Book Night

I have been chosen to represent The Road, by Cormac McCarthy for World Book Night UK and I will be giving away 48 copies on Monday April 23rd in Stoke-on-Trent at an event I am planning with other writers.  Lexically vivid, … Continue reading

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Submissions for Indent

The close for Indent submissions is tomorrow, Friday 13th GMT midnight. Please send work to: INDENTSUBMISSIONS@GMAIL.COM. Full editorial information can be viewed here: https://deviljazz.wordpress.com/indent/ or here: http://indentmag.blogspot.co.uk/

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New Work

New Work.

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“Reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument”: Accidental Music in the Critical Lyric.

“Reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument”: Accidental Music in the Critical Lyric. Abstract Michael Palmer said that “reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument,” and indeed, what is most striking about her poetic … Continue reading

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