THE POET AS PRINTER

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in News | No Comments

‘The reason for this pamphlet and for the whole series published by COSMEP lies in the fact that the commercial channels of publishing literature have been clogged with an enormous overload of pulp. Increasingly, the poet must take his work to the small independent presses, or-as many of us have done-start our own imprint. Self-publishing […]

ROBERT DUNCAN’S PREFACE TO MAPS 6

Posted by on Jan 4, 2015 in News | No Comments

In 1970 with the publication of TRIBUNALS Passages 31-35 by Black Sparrow Press, I insisted upon the issue of an accompanying booklet in which the manuscript pages from my notebook and my typescript for at least one poem [“The Feast“] were to be reproduced for comparison with the printed copy, along with the following text […]

Truth amid the Alien Corn

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in News | No Comments

Thanks to Alastair Johnston for contributing this essay on Anselm Hollo & Ted Berrigan’s Doubletalk to the site today. KS “I am writing another kind of poetry, And some of my poems are beautiful to me.”—Fern Gravel A clever, artistic and rather formal document captures a moment in American literature that many know about and a […]

CON DOT NOW AVAILABLE IN MIMEO

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in News | No Comments

The mimeo edition of Ted Greenwald’s fantastic chapbook Con Dot is now available from Cuneiform Press for just ten clams! Don’t wait, contemplate: http://cuneiformpress.com/?product=ted-greenwald-con-dot

TED GREENWALD’S CON DOT CHAPBOOK

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in News | No Comments

This morning I ran off 150 copies of the cover for Ted Greenwald’s Don Dot chapbook. We sure did work hard on the hardcover edition, but we realize that a $500 book is prohibitive for some people, and that’s part of the reason only 26 copies were produced. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with going […]

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in News | No Comments

When I brought Ted Greenwald’s Con Dot in to be photographed, photographer Devaki Knowles was kind enough to take some pictures of an earlier book of Ted’s, Two Wrongs (2007), with painter Hal Saulson. Order the hardcover editions of Two Wrongs, and receive Greenwald’s Common Sense (L Publications, 1978) and Exit the Face with artist Richard Bosman […]

TED GREENWALD’S CON DOT, HOT OFF THE PRESS

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in News | No Comments

Ted Greenwald’s Con Dot is hot off the press! Order your copy here and we’ll send you the poet’s Common Sense (L Publications, 1978) and Exit the Face with artist Richard Bosman (Museum of Modern Art, 1982) for free while supplies last! Special thanks to Crane Giamo for assisting me with the printing this summer, CJ […]

BLATZ! No. 1

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in News | No Comments

As a special Halloween treat, the editors of Mimeo Mimeo have unearthed some of their rarest books. Here’s Blatz! No. 1: Blatz No. 1. Milwaukee, The Frothy Head. 1967. To Functional Alcoholics and Lunch Pail Lushes Everywhere: Always be drunk. That’s it! The great imperative! In order not to feel Time’s horrid fardel bruise your shoulders, […]

POETS AND PAINTERS: VARIATIONS ON A THEME

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in News, PDF | No Comments

  Today we have two variations on the theme of poems and paintings. The first is 12 Poets & 1 Painter, released as Writing 3 by Donald Allen’s Four Seasons Foundation in 1964. Contributors include LeRoi Jones, Joanne Kyger, Robert Creeley, Denise Levertov, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert Duncan, Jess Collins, Gary Snyder, Lew Welch, Allen Ginsberg, […]

DALE SMITH’S SLOW POETRY IN AMERICA (SPECIAL OFFER)

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Purchase a copy of Dale Smith’s critically-acclaimed Slow Poetry in America and get a FREE copy of the poet’s first book, American Rambler (Thorp Springs, 2000) while supplies last.