samedi 13 octobre 2018

Datura #1 | 10_2018

Datura
#1 | 10_2018


Palette by Fabrice Poussin
Sommaire

Cover photograph: Palette by Fabrice Poussin

Docteur Burz éditorial

Fabrice Marzuolo La chaise mystère
Love and Crotte
A propos de Love and Crotte
James White Bronwood Texas, 1927
Natalie Y. Tales of Old News
Marie C. Lecrivain Unavoidable
David Herrle The Baby Lived Twenty Minutes After Sharon’s Last Breath
Sanjeev Sethi Concert
Vincent Baisé profond et gratis
Jan Bardeau proses
Morgane Tuileries
Bzone Epitaphe
Cathy Garcia extraits de Celle qui manque
Murièle Modély Tu es assise dans la cuisine...
Béatrice Layenne Mes souvenirs et Toutes celles qui sont en moi
Steve Klepetar To The Moon and Back
Karla Linn Merrifield Happenstance: Visceral Being
Caleb Puckett Cozy Mystery and A Page from the Baedeker
Pradip Choudhuri extraits de Grosse bise à toutes le chiennes en chaleur
Harry Wilkens Piss Talks (excerpts)
Michèle Caussat Wagons. Gares...
Eric von Neff A Man in Euclidean Space & Camp #15748
Leonel Houssam Notre République 31ème jour après

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lundi 20 août 2018

LUMMOX 7 is Out



Poetry Anthology #7 and Contest
In this issue... First off, I owe a debt of thanks (and a wealth of swag) to the Patrons, without whom it would be very difficult to commit to the 5 months that this project requires! They are   Anonymous, Linda Albertano, Thomas Brod PHD, Georgia Cox, William Craychee, Sue Crisp, John Davis, Liz Jackson, Frank Kearns, Hiram Larew, Lyn Lifshin, Heather Lowe,  Steve & Michael Meloan, and Micheal West.

Next, CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the first Angela Consolo Mankiewicz Poetry Prize: Jeffrey Alifier – FIRST place, Mike Mahoney – SECOND place and Vachine – THIRD place! They all receive a cash prize, plus some cool swag (isn’t being associated with Lummox Press enough?)…

In the beginning, I was worried that there might not be enough content (something I do every year), so I began adding “extras”. But in the end, the old lummox cup is not only overflowing, it’s running hot with excellent poetry (as usual); kudos to all the poets who contributed to this issue! Also included is the ever-expanding micro or flash fiction section with 7 stories by Seven Dhar, Roseanna Frechette, Ken Greenley, Tom Laiches, Felize Zoota-Lucero, Michael Meloan and Lucile Shulklapper. I think the interviews are interesting this time around… my interview with poet, professor, gay historian and rights advocate, Clifton Snider and George Anderson’s interview with Nor-Cal poet, bon-vivant and gad-about-town, Bill Gainer. Both cover a wide range of human experience, and I’m happy to be able to include them! There are several essays on plagiarism, one by the esteemed G. Murray Thomas and one I pulled out of the vault (from the old Lummox Journal – 2005), which is still timely. Norman J. Olson muses on poetry, while Christopher Robin mourns the passage of his good friend, Joe Pachinko. Finally Jay Jones (no relation) writes about Australian poet and artist Billy Jones‘s penchant for illustrating letters with some pretty amazing Outsider drawings. I had the privilege of publishing Billy’s last book, complete with drawings and poesy. Rounding it out are some reviews representing the English speaking world: Australia’s George Anderson (The Mysterious Book of Old Man Poems), England’s Christopher Barnes (The Predicament, and The Non-Herein); Canada’s Katherine Gordon (Life and Death in the Forest of Angels); and America’s Nancy Shiffrin (Canticle of a Bored Hausfrau); Judith Skillman (Orphaned Words) and Stirling Davenport (Tracking the Rabbit). I must applaud the artists who have graced this issue, beginning with the great cover photo by Canadian poet and photobug, Richard M. Grove. Also kudos go out to Steve Dalachinsky, Alexis Fancher, Debbie Okun Hill, Charles and Pam Plymell, Steven Meloan, Jennifer Roskos, Clifton Snider, T. K. Splake, Lynn Tait,


HOW TO ORDER
To order a copy of Lummox 7 by card, use the “buy now” button below (it has a pull-down feature, so make sure you select the correct amount; the top price is for the USA -$25– and the bottom price is for orders outside the US, i.e. the World -$42). All prices are in USD.


To order by check, please make it out to Lummox Productions in the amount of $25.00 for USA, or $42 for outside the US (the World) and mail it to Lummox, 3127 E. 6th St. Long Beach, CA 90814.

Here are your contributors:
Mike Adams, Roy Adams, Jeff Alfier, Tobi Alfier, George Anderson, RD Armstrong, Chris Barnes, Belinda Berry, Genevieve Betts, Chris Bodor, Brenton Booth, Debbi Brody, Lynne Bronstein, Dereck Brown, Dr. Patricia Brown, April Bulmer, Wayne Burke, Helmut Calabrese, Don Campbell, Pris Campbell, Francine Caron, Alan Catlin, Chuka Susan Chesney, Jackie Chou, Jonathan Church, Wanda Clevenger, Sharyl Collin, Patrick Connors, Gaiyle J. Connolly, Kit Courter, Henry Crawford, Bill Craychee, Sue Crisp, Steve Dalachinsky, Lucia O. Damacela, Sterling Davenport, James Deahl, Seven Dhar, John Dorsey, Jennifer Dunlop, Alicia Viguer-Espert, Mark Evans, Alexis R. Fancher, Joe Farley, Kate Flaherty, Jennifer Foster, Roseanna Frechette, Bill Gainer, William Galasso, Martina Gallegos, John Gardiner, Katherine Gordon, Jonathan Greenhause, Kenneth Greenley, Vijali Hamilton, Charles Harmon, Clarinda Harriss, Debbie Okun Hill, Gil Hagen Hill, Eryn Hiscock, Lori Holloway, Keith Inman, I. B. Iskov, Gary Jacobelly, Ellen Jaffe, Paulette Johnston, Jay Jones, Frank Kearns, lalo kikiriki, Linda King, Diane Klammer, Ronald Koertge, Raundi Kondo, Maureen Korp, Andrew Lafleche, Tom Laichas, Michou Landon, Donna Langevan, Gayle Lauradunn, Kyle Laws, Marie Lecrivain, John B. Lee, Linda Lerner, Bernice Lever, Lyn Lifshin, Norma Linder, Jane Lipman, Ellaraine Lockie, Ron Lucas, Cynthia Lukas, Radomir Luza, Argos MacCallum, John Macker, Mike Mahoney, Jesus Maya, Mori McCrae, Michael Meloan, Steven Meloan, Mary McGinnis, Basia Miller, Joe Milosch, Tony Moffeit, Deborah Morrison, Laura Munoz, Evan Myquest, Linda Neal, Ben Newell, normal, Norman Olson, Scott Thomas Outlar, Lorine Parks, Jeannine Pitas, Charles Plymell, Pam Plymell, D. A. Pratt, C.J. Prince, Kevin Ridgeway, Christopher Robin, Judith Robinson, Dave Roskos, Jennifer Dunford-Roskos, Georgia Santa Maria, Patti Scruggs, Michael Seeger, Eric Shaffer, Nancy Shiffrin, Lucille Shulklapper, Linda Singer, Judith Skillman, Jerry Smaldone, Rick Smith, Clifton Snider, Donna Snyder, T. K. Splake, Jeanine Stevens, Cynthia Stewart, Carl Stilwell, Phil Taggert, Lynn Tait, H. L Thomas, Murray Thomas, Tim Tipton, Anna Totta, Wyatt Underwood, Ed Valfre, Rolland Vasin, Grace Vermeer, Richard Vidan, Linda Whittenberg, Pamela Williams, Scott Wozniak, Chris Yeseta and Felice Zoota-Lucero.


mardi 31 juillet 2018

Otolith 50th Issue

by Alberto Vitacchio


The fiftieth issue of Otoliths has just gone live. I'm proud of the achievement, but the credit for the getting here must go to the contributors to the journal, more than a thousand individuals across the issues.



Sadly, some are no longer with us — Robert Gauldie, kari edwards, Marthe Reed, Ira Cohen, Carol Novack, Bob Grumman,  Michelle Greenblatt, Rochelle Ratner, Karl Young, David Mitchell, David Meltzer, Thomas Lowe (Tom) Taylor, Ed Baker, Halvard Johnson, Randall Brock, Christopher Mulrooney, Spencer Selby, Philip Byron Oakes, Jill Chan. So, to honor them & acknowledge their part in this journey over the last 12+ years, I have included in this issue a selection of their works from earlier issues.



In addition to that substantial offering, there's a variety of new work from Andre Bagoo, David Lohrey, Cecelia Chapman, Nicholas Bon, Annabelle Ballard, Kyle Hemmings, Mariana Rodríguez, Gustave Morin, Seth Howard, Raymond Farr, John M. Bennett, Jim Leftwich, Sanjeev Sethi, Michael Minassian, Andrew K. Peterson, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, J.J. Campbell, David Greenslade, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Richard Kostelanetz, Michael Prihoda, Carlyle Baker, Adam Fieled, Lakey Comess, Olivier Schopfer, Claudia Serea, Carol Stetser, AG Davis, Steve Dalachinsky, Jake Berry, Jack Foley, Daniel de Culla, Clara B. Jones, David Baptiste Chirot, Tiana Marrese, John McCluskey, Willie Smith, Doren Robbins, Pearl Button, Meeah Williams, Thomas Fink & Tom Beckett, Jack Galmitz, Devon Balwit, Tom Montag, Kellyn Elson, Mary Kasimor, Jesse Glass, Federico Federici, Daniel f Bradley, M.J. Iuppa, Tim Rogers, Andrew Taylor, Sheila E. Murphy, Texas Fontanella, osvaldo cibils, Joe Balaz, Heath Brougher, Erik Fuhrer, Kevin Tosca, Alyssa Trivett, Jim Meirose, Bob Heman, Penelope Weiss, Drew B. David, Linc Madison, Nicholas J.A., Tony Beyer, J. D. Nelson, Michael Brandonisio, Edward Wells, hiromi suzuki, Michael O'Brien, Pam Brown, Elaine Woo, & 61 "AsEmIc Pieces" — 60 inside & one on the cover — by Alberto Vitacchio, plus, from the 1970s, six more newspaper columns from Kenneth Rexroth.



The print parts are, hopefully, not that far away.



Read & enjoy.

Mark 

vendredi 27 juillet 2018

Ascent Aspirations Magazine: Friday's Poems

Ascent Aspirations Magazine: Friday's Poems
July 27, 2018 Issue

Ascent Aspirations Magazine is publishing ONLY poetry on a weekly basis on a page called Friday's Poems

Poetry Submissions: We prefer shorter poems over longer poems. Poems in open form or free verse. We are not fond of end rhyming poems, but will consider form poems that show craft and interesting content. Send no more than three poems at one time. Please wait to hear back from us before submitting again. Please let your poet friends know about Friday’s Poems.

Art Submission Wanted: We decide each week what art cover we will use based on the content, so the art work is kept on file and we notify the artist the week of publication.

Three poems will be published each week and archived chronologically by date on Archives 2017

David Fraser, editor
Submit to ascentaspirations@shaw.ca with Friday's Poems in the subject heading.
Please provide a brief bio. even if you have submitted and been published with us before.
We get many submissions and we read them in the sequence we receive them, so please be patient as we are often a couple of months ahead in our selection process.

Previous week's Friday's Poems are archived here.

dimanche 15 juillet 2018

Issue 0 | July 2018

Issue 0 | July 2018

Featured writers, poets & artists:

Erich von Neff: Mr Coe
Harry Wilkens: Piss Talks (excerpts)
Valentina Cano: Time Travel II
Pradip Choudhuri: China Soup
AJ. Huffman: A Few Bullets Short of Home
Amber Decker-Cummins: Something Borrowed
Alexandra Bouge: Alve
Murièle Modély: héritage
Marlène Tissot: Sa bite et son couteau
Léonel Houssam: Notre République, Jour 1
Necromongers: Extrait de Necro manigances Dandois saisissantes
Bekah Steimel: I’m milking venom from my memories… and No obvious sign of injury...
Patrice Maltaverne: La suite des choses
Cathy Garcia: Intermède médiatique
Fabrice Marzuolo: Femen
Jean-Pierre Baissac: Le container
Bruno Tomera: J’aime la vie
Benjamin Nardolilli: Nocturnal Homicide
Natalie Y.: 1 Away

Cover illustration: Flowering tops of Datura fastuosa flava by Henry Kraemer

Illustrations: Pascal Dandois, Lucas Cranach, Mr. Blue MauMauu

vendredi 13 juillet 2018

Blooming


General submission guidelines for datura literary journal

"What I want from the work I read is that it traumatizes me, tortures me or makes me laugh, disturbs me in fact. There is nothing more dreadful than some sterile work which will leave no trace upon you, except the need to read something else."

Send five poems or artwork, three fiction, reviews, essays to mgversion2datura at gmail dot com. Previously published work OK as long as you give publishing background. Simultaneous submissions OK just make sure you tell me if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Write your full name and submission type in the header of your email. Name your attachment with latsname_firstname_title_datura. Make sure the title of the piece you send appears at the top of the page. No more than one poem per page.

Send all submissions in a txt, doc or odt file, attached to your mail. Don't copy/paste as formatting tends to get awkward, and hard to manage afterwards.

I don't publish biographies. Your text is what counts the most.

Read the former journal mgversion2>datura or the literary blogs Beakful or Urtica, and the books published through mgv2>publishing or Beakful and Urtica to get a sense of what I am used to publishing.

I don't retain any rights, your writing is your creation. You are welcome to cite the original publishing place in case you reprinted your work.

Submissions read year round. Response time may vary a lot.