Blackbox Manifold #15

Editors Adam Piette & Alex Houen at Blackbox Manifold are pleased to announce the launch of its fifteenth issue, with work by Chris Andrews, Tara Bergin, Rob Burton, James Coghill, Christopher Cokinos, Adam Day, Darren Demaree, Mark Greenwood, David Hadbawnik, Alan Halsey, Amaan Hyder, Peter Larkin, Agnes Lehoczky, Sophie Mayer, Drew Milne, Helen Moore, Geraldine Monk, Christopher Mulrooney, Burgess Needle, Eleanor Perry, Cal Revely-Calder, Mike Saunders & Todd Swift. The issue also features a section on the poetic sequence, with essays by Charles Bernstein (“Reznikoff’s Nearness”), Rachel Blau DuPlessis (“Some Interpretive Puzzles within Seriality”), Alan Halsey (“Some Possibly Connected Remarks on Sequences”) & Robin Purves (“The Value of Inconsistency: John Wilkinson and ‘Facing Port Talbot’”). Adam Piette reviews the work of Monica Berlin & Beth Marzoni and Attila Dósa reviews Edwin Morgan’s letters, edited by James McGonigal & John Coyle. More here.

Blackbox Manifold #11

Online now, featuring work by Louis Armand, Dan Beachy-Quick, Andrew Cox, Jen Degregorio, Mark Dow, Valerie Duff, Giles Goodland, Anne Gorrick, Ben Hickman, Linda Kemp, Burgess Needle, John Regan, Denise Riley, Robert Sheppard, Gary Sloboda, Simon Smith, Jeffrey Thomson, Philip Wilson, with an essay by John Wilkinson on D.S. Marriott, and Adam Piette reviewing Alan Halsey; CUSP, ed. Geraldine Monk; Helen Mort; John Birtwhistle; David Kennedy & Christine Kennedy’s Women’s Experimental Poetry.

Blackbox Manifold

Issue 10 out now, featuring:

  • Billy  Cancel
  •  Rick  Crilly
  • Josh  Ekroy
  • Michael  Farrell
  • Joanna  Grigg
  • Bernard  Henrie
  • Joan  Harvey
  • David  Herd
  • Beau  Hopkins
  • John  Kinsella
  • & Drew  Milne
  • Peter  Larkin
  • Robert  Mueller
  • Sandeep  Parmar
  • Peter  Riley
  • Jennifer  Scappettone
  • Kerrin  P.  Sharpe
  • Nathan  Thompson
  • Corey  Wakeling
  • Duncan  White
  • Rachel  Zolf

Blackbox Manifold Issue 9

Online now and featuring work from:

  • Sheila Black
  • Rocio Ceron, translated by Anna Rosen Guercio
  • Ray DiPalma
  • Carrie Etter
  • Glenn Frantz
  • Max Ghiara
  • Anne Gorrick
  • Paul Green
  • W.N. Herbert
  • Kate Kilalea
  • John Latta
  • Tony Lopez
  • Erín Moure
  • Jal Nicholl
  • Philip Byron Oakes
  • John Peck
  • Ian Seed
  • Aidan Semmens
  • Samantha Walton
  • Joshua Marie Wilkinson
  • John Wilkinson

and poems written for Peter Robinson by:

  • Kate Behrens
  • Adrian Blamires
  • Peter Carpenter
  • David Cooke
  • Tim Dooley
  • Roy Fisher
  • Isabel Galleymore
  • John Matthias
  • Tom Phillips

Blackbox Manifold, Issue 7

Out now and available on the Blackbox Manifold site, featuring


  • Emily Carr
  • Claire Crowther
  • Nikolai Duffy
  • Ian Ganassi
  • Julie Gard
  • Geoff Gilbert
  • Carl Griffin
  • Tom Jenks
  • Mark Johnson
  • Jill Jones
  • David Kinloch
  • Nathaniel Mackey
  • Anthony Madrid
  • Helen Mort
  • Rebecca Muntean
  • Burgess Needle
  • Ujjal Nihil
  • Aidan Semmens
  • Corey Wakeling
  • Duncan White


  • Michael Vagnetti on Franz Wright
  • Alistair Noon on Abdellatif Laȃbi

Translation section:

  • Tim Atkins, Poems from Petrarch
  • Vahni Capildeo, Four Departures from ‘Wulf and Eadwacer’
  • Geoff Gilbert & Alex Houen, free translation from Zola and Girard
  • Hagihan Haliloglu, translation of Roni Margulies
  • Ian Heames, out of Villon
  • Michael Kindellan, after Baudelaire, Pound, Char
  • Rod Mengham, version of Archilochus
  • Alistair Noon, Mandelstam
  • Richard Owens, Eight Ballads
  • Justin Quinn, from Bohuslav Reynek
  • Keston Sutherland, Marx & Espitallier
  • Geoff Ward, from Rainer Maria Rilke: Duino Elegies
  • Adam Piette, Review of Ashbery’s Rimbaud