89+

This via derek beaulieu

89+ – would like to officially invite you to publish a book as part of the exhibition “Poetry Will Be Made By All!” to be held in Zürich (January 30 – March 30, 2014). This invitation also comes on behalf of the LUMA Foundation and the 89plus project, co-curated by Simon Castets and Hans Ulrich Obrist.

The exhibition will feature 1,000 new books of poetry, printed on demand and housed in an exhibition library, all made by poets born on or after 1989. We will be drawing on poets like you from over 50 countries, scattered across six continents, to create an expansive library of the absolute contemporary in poetry and poetics.

The books will be printed and exhibited in Zürich at LUMA/Westbau. An additional copy of the book will be sent to you (the author) at your home address. Digital copies will be available for download or printing (via Lulu) on the exhibition site:poetrywillbemadebyall.ch

Of course, we’re on an accelerated timeline. We hope that you can send a manuscript of any length and style during the exhibition between now and March 30th. The sooner you send, the sooner we can publish and exhibit your book!

Here are the instructions for submitting your manuscript:

Instructions for Submitting a Book to “Poetry Will Be Made By All!”

1. Register with 89plus at: http://89plus.com/submit/
2. Go to the submission page: http://poetrywillbemadebyall.ch/submit/
3. Enter the password: upload2014
4. Fill in all required fields
5. Upload your manuscript in .doc, .docx, .rtf or similar file. No PDFs! All languages welcome!
6. Submit!

We tremendously excited to develop a truly global network of writers—and hope you’ll join us. Please feel free to write with any questions or concerns at any time.

All very best,
Derek Beaulieu
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Kenneth Goldsmith and Danny Snelson
Poetry will be made by all! / 89plus
1000books@poetrywillbemadebyall.ch

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