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Jackson Mac Low: 27th Light Poem

This previously unpublished Mac Low piece is now available via Jerome Rothenberg on Jacket2. The complete Light Poems will be published later this year on Chax Press.

Reconfiguring Romanticism: Maggie O’Sullivan’s John Clare

Two reconfigurations of John Clare by Maggie O’Sullivan with an accompanying note can be found on Jerome Rothenberg’s blog. These poems were read by Maggie at the 2010 Other Room hosted launch for Poems for the Millennium Volume 3 edited by Rothenberg and Jeffrey Robinson.

The Other Room 20 and 21: recordings now available

Recordings of The Other Room’s launch event for Poems of the Millennium Volume 3 with Allen Fisher, Maggie O’Sullivan, Jeffrey C. Robinson, Jerome Rothenberg and others and The Other Room 21, with Neil Addison and Louise Woodcock.

The Other Room 20, October 19th 2010. Launch event for Poems for the Millennium Volume 3.

Allen Fisher

Maggie O’Sullivan

Jerome Rothenberg

Readings from Poems for the Millennium Volume 3
James Davies, Allen Fisher, Tom Jenks, Maggie O’Sullivan, Jeffrey C. Robinson, Jerome Rothenberg, Scott Thurston

The Other Room 21, 1st December 2010

Neil Addison
(audio only)

Louise Woodcock

Review of The Other Room 20

The readings from the anthology were eye-opening – a wonderfully funny extract from Clare’s letters about city folk thinking every bird they hear at night must be a nightingale, some of the extracts from late Holderlin, some Issa haiku that seemed to largely involve pissing and frogs…

Read more on Steve Waling’s blog

The Other Room 20 Tonight

Jerome Rothenberg, Maggie O’Sullivan, Allen Fisher & Poems for the Millennium 3: Preview of 19th October event

Some tasters for our three readers. In addition there will be readings by all three poets, Jeffrey Robinson and The Other Room of a selection of poem from Poems for Millennium Volume 3. Videos of O’Sullivan and Fisher can be found in the middle left column. Please note that this event starts at 6pm and is at THE INTERNATIONAL ANTHONY BURGESS FOUNDATION

Jerome Rothenberg

Jerome Rothenberg is the author of over seventy books of poetry including Poems for the Game of Silence, Poland/1931, A Seneca Journal, Vienna Blood, That Dada Strain, New Selected Poems 1970-1985, Khurbn, and most recently, A Paradise of Poets and A Book of Witness (all from New Directions). Describing his poetry career as “an ongoing attempt to reinterpret the poetic past from the point of view of the present,” he has also edited seven major assemblages of traditional and contemporary poetry.

LINK TO Buffalo Page with links to poems and publications

Maggie O’Sullivan
 
O’Sullivan’s work is influenced by Kurt Schwitters, Joseph Beuys, Jerome Rothenberg, Bob Cobbing and Basil Bunting. Her books include An Incomplete Natural History (1984), In the House of the Shaman (1993), Red Shift (2000) and Palace of Reptiles (2003). She edited out of everywhere: An anthology of contemporary linguistically innovative poetry by women in North America & the UK (1996).

LINK to BEPC page

Allen Fisher
 
Allen Fisher has been involved in performance writing since 1962. A poet, painter, publisher, editor and art historian, he has produced one hundred and forty chapbooks and books of poetry, graphics and art documentation. He was co-editor and publisher of Aloes Books and he currently edits and publishes Spanner. He lives in Hereford and is Head of Contemporary Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University in Crewe. His books and chapbooks include: The Apocalyptic Sonnets (1978), Poetry for Schools (1980), Brixton Fractals (1985, republished 1999), Dispossession & Cure (1994), Civic Crime (1994), Now’s the time (1995), Fish Jet (1997), Place(collected set 2005) Gravity(2004), Entanglement(2004), Singularity Stereo(2006), Leans(2007), Birds (2009). 

LINK to Allen Fisher at BEPC

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