THE OTHER ROOM

Experimental poetry in Manchester

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Blackbox Manifold 14

New issue of the online magazine featuring Iain Britton, Peter Manson and lots more.

LINK

The Women of Visual Poetry edited by Jessica Smith

with Michelle Detorie, Gillian Devereux, K.S. Ernst, K. Lorraine Graham and Sheila Murphy & an afterword by Maureen Thorson

LINK to free pdf

zimZalla 030

Badges landscape

zimZalla object 030 is Modernist Jewellery by Rachel Sills, classics of modernist literature in the form of oblique button badges. More at the zimzalla site.

Jack Kerouac’s On The Road Turned Into Google Driving Directions & Published as a Free eBook

Gregor Weichbrodt, a German college student, took all of the geographic stops mentioned in On the Road, plugged them into Google Maps, and ended up with a 45-page manual of driving directions, divided into chapters paralleling those of Kerouac’s original book. You can read the manual — On the Road for 17,527 Miles— as a free ebook. Just click the image above to view it online (or click here). Likewise, you can purchase a print copy on Lulu and perhaps make it the basis for your own road trip. Wondering how long such a trip might take? Google Maps indicates that Kerouac’s journey covered some 17,527 miles and theoretically took some 272 hours.

LINK to free e-book

Confuse your hunger

New publication edited by Jonty Tiplady, out now.

Nia Davies: a preview

The next Other Room takes place 8th July at The Castle Hotel, 7.30 and as always is free. The event is a special edition featuring 6 Welsh poets. See the poster in the middle column for more details.

Follow this LINK to read an interview with Nia Davies in Wales Art Review

Three and a half point 9

Edited by Luke Thurogood,  Three and a half point 9 is open for submissions:

“Our journal is excited to be looking for, and publishing, experimental and all other forms of poetry. Whether telling the story of a young Iranian man trapped in a web of love with a Welsh Paramedic, spurting dadaist verse, or quite simply anything your poetic heart creates, you are very welcome to submit.”

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