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An Anatomy Of The Night by Clayton Eshleman Reviewed by John Olson




In Cranial Dark
An Anatomy Of The Night, poem by Clayton Eshleman
BlazeVOX, 2011


When the Pre-Socratic poet-philosopher Parmenides sought the truth of reality, he visited Nyx in the halls of night. Nyx was the sensuous and beautiful goddess of night. She was born out of chaos and, after mating with Erebus, the deity of shadow and darkness, gave birth to a number of lesser deities, including Hypnos (sleep), Thanatos (death), and the Oneiroi (dreams).

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Book Information:


· Paperback: 68 pages

· Binding: Perfect-Bound

· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 

· ISBN: 978-1-60964-095-0



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Video art trailer for HUMAN-CARRYING FLIGHT TECHNOLOGY by Christopher Shipman



Christopher Shipman lives in Baton Rouge, LA with his wife Sarah, his dog George, and his two cats, Jack and Adele. He received a MFA in poetry from Louisiana State University in 2009. His poems have appeared in literary journals such as Cimarron Review, Exquisite Corpse, The Offending Adam, Pedestal, and Salt Hill, among many others. Shipman is poetry editor for DIG Magazine of Baton Rouge and teaches at Baton Rouge Community College.

Book Information:

· Paperback: 114 pages

· Binding: Perfect-Bound

· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 

· ISBN: 978-1-60964-081-1

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Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement) reviews a few BX books

BlazeVOX [books] now in review

Moira Richards Reviews IN PARAN <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/in-paran-by-larissa-shmailo.html>  by Larissa Shmailo

Tom Beckett Engages AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY GENDER, PRURIENT OMNIBUS ANARCHIC, RESTITUTIONS FOR A NEWER BOUNTIFUL VERB, COCK-BURN, OUR BODIES . . . ARE BEAUTY INDUCERS, THE ULTERIOR EDEN, ASYMPTOTIC LOVER//THERMODYNAMIC VENTS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/seven-publications-by-jj-hastain.html> , all by j/j hastain

Tom Hibbard Reviews SELECTED POEMS by Nick Demske, A MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE LIMBIC FISSURE by Peter O’Leary, HOSTILE WITNESS by Garin Cycholl, UNABLE TO FULLY CALIFORNIA by Larry Sawyer, AIN’T GOT ALL NIGHT by Buck Downs, and ANSWER by Mark DuCharme <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/books-by-nick-demske-peter-oleary-garin.html

Mary Kasimor Reviews T&U&/LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST/HISTORY IS GORGEOUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/t-lash-your-nipples-to-posthistory-is.html> by Jared Schickling

Jeff Harrison Engages T&U& LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST HISTORY IS GORGEOUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/t-lash-your-nipples-to-post-history-is.html> by Jared Schickling

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A video of Matt Hart reading "All the Hours We're Awake

A video of Matt Hart reading "All the Hours We're Awake" from LIGHT-HEADED on a recent tour: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGPopFQpto4. The tour was with Nate Slawson, whose new book Panic Attack U.S.A. just came out on YesYes Books.  Katherine Sullivan, who runs the press, made this video.


Matt Hart is the author of two previous books of poetry, Who’s Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006) and Wolf Face (H_NGM_N BKS, 2010), as well as several chapbooks, including collaborations with both Dobby Gibson and Nate Pritts.  A co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, he lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Book Information:

· Paperback: 110 pages
· Binding: Perfect-Bound
· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 
· ISBN: 978-1-60964-013-2


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