Sunday, 27 January 2013

All together in the all-together

Haidee Kruger: shaking language out of the furrows of habit

Haidee Kruger is associate professor in the School of Languages at the Vaal Triangle Campus of North-West University in South Africa. She holds a PhD in translation studies, and is primarily involved in research in descriptive and theoretical translation studies. Her poetry and short stories have been published in, among others, The Common New Contrast,New Coin and Green Dragon. Her work also appeared in Beauty Came Grovelling Forward, a selection of South African poetry and prose published on Big Bridge. Her debut collection of poetry, lush: poems for four voices, was published in 2007 by Protea Book House. lush was praised in the judges’ statement for the 2006/2007 Ingrid Jonker Prize as an "innovative volume of poems" that was "a close contender for the prize". The reckless sleeper(Modjaji Books, 2012) is her second collection...Read more here

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Mail art from Henry Denander

Mail art received from Stockholm poet, artist and publisher Henry Denander (envelope and inside contents).

Saturday, 12 January 2013

Amateur - Misti Rainwater-Lites

Amateur, a new chapbook of 23 poems by Misti Rainwater-Lites, published by Graffiti Kolkata.

Naked Fly Cherry Marijuana - Catfish McDaris

Naked Fly Cherry Marijuana, a new chapbook of 22 poems by Catfish McDaris, published by Graffiti Kolkata. 

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Tent Shaker Vortex Voice - Charles Plymell

Tent Shaker Vortex Voice, a new poem by US outlaw poet Charles Plymell. Beautifully published by Bottle of Smoke Press, Dover, Delaware, US. The chapbook also contains two photos of stone and metal sculpture pasted onto the pages.