New from No PRESS:
Citable Gestures by Suzanne Zelazo
Produced in a limited edition of 40 copies, 20 of which are for sale.
Had a fabulous few days creating typewritten poetry — alongside Micheline Maylor, Richard Harrison and Steve Giasson — for the delegates at CONVERGE2017, a meeting of students and administration from across Canada discussing the future of Canadian Universities …
a a novel 1-20
published in Ottawa by above/ground press.February 2017
for his participation in the Universities Canada – Converge 2017 conference, Feb 6-7, 2017, at the Shaw Convention Centre, Ottawa.
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy.
To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at www.robmclennan.blogspot.com
The third of a projected 10 volumes, VEXATIONS BOOK 3: Lexmark XM5163 decomposes the score of Erik Satie’s masterpiece through repeated photocopy degeneration. Beaulieu’s VEXATIONS moves writing towards “furniture music.”
Each volume uses a different photocopier to degenerate Satie’s score – with startlingly unique results. Taken as a 10-book suite, the completed project will present 840 variations (84 variations per book over 10 books)
Pour se jouer 840 fois de suite ce motif,
il sera bon de se préparer au préalable,
et dans le plus grand silence, par des immobilités sérieuses
(“In order to play the theme 840 times in succession,
it would be advisable to prepare oneself beforehand,
and in the deepest silence, by serious immobilities”)
UK-based sound poetry choir JUXTAVOICES has included a performance of my “Helvetica” on their latest CD/DVD Warning: May Contain Notes …
I’ve just posted PDFs of Speechless magazine; all 8 issues of the small-press, short-run magazine dedicated to concrete and visual poetry … help yourself.
Speechless #1. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Eva Gonzalez, Rachelle Pinnow, Helen Hajnoczky, Mary Ellen Solt; criticism by Hajnoczky.
Speechless #2. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Giles Goodland, Jessica Smith, Billy Mavreas, Valerie Roybal, Emmett Williams; criticism by Kyle Larson.
Speechless #3. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Peter Ciccariello, Kelly Mark, Óttar M. Norðfjörð, Marilyn R. Rosenberg, Mike Cannell, Lola Galla; criticism by Christian Bök.
Speechless #4. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Cecil Touchon.
Speechless #5. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Silke Rath, Jesse Ferguson, Nico Vassilakis, Anni Albers, kevin mcpherson eckhoff, Carlyle Baker and Yass Nassiri.
Speechless #6. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Jen Bervin.
Speechless #7. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes poetry by Dirk Krecker.
Speechless #8. Ed. Derek Beaulieu. Includes “Collaborations for Alaric Sumner” by Bob Cobbing and Lawrence Upton.