Gerry Mulligan Number One came in the post the other day. This is actually the second issue (it began with Number Zero) about a year ago if memory serves. It has a functional, retro, mimeo flavor and format: 8.5 x 11 inches, about a hundred pages, three neat staples along the left-hand side, black and white throughout, 'printed at Bard College.' Ben Tripp is the editor, the company particular, and somewhat familiar to one another: Stephen Jonas, Mary Ferrari, John Godrey, Richard Chammings, Rae Armantrout, Jack Collom, Simon Pettet, Elio Schneeman, Jamey Jones, Raymond Queneau, Jessica Dessner, Steve Malmude, James Dunn, Tony Towle, Lewis Warsh, David Rattray. I'm looking forward to the next issue.

Is it just my imagination (relocation?) or has the production of fine print journals such as this slowed in 2009? I remember, in the not so distant past, having stacks of new poetry magazines to read, but lately they're coming in at a trickle. If you have a favorite magazine, please drop us a line or post a comment. While much of the material that appears on this blog is from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, we are committed to the poets, artists, and publishers working in the spirit of the mimeo revolution today.

One of those great publishers in Micah Robbins at Interbirth Book who just released Richard Owens's Embankments. An exquisite book by one of my favorite poets writing today--'act now' as they say...



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