Friday, March 28, 2014


You are invited to Marsh Hawk Press' Spring 2014 Book Launch and Party.  We shall celebrate the new books by Mary Mackey, Tom Beckett and Harriett Zinnes.  Details:

Spring 2014 Book Launch & Party
at Poets House, NYC 
When: Friday, April 11, 2014 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Where: 10 River Terrace, New York City 
Free and Open to the Public

For more information, including directions, please go to Marsh Hawk Press' website!  We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Eileen Tabios has inaugurated a new project and you are invited to visit and/or participate!

Eileen is the Library Director for BIBLIOTHECA INVISIBILIS, an online library of conceptualizations of the invisible.  The Library consists of books and publications as well as other media.  

Marsh Hawk Press authors participating, to date, are

Eileen R. Tabios: HERE and HERE (the latter being the "footnote poems" from her 2005 Marsh Hawk Book, I TAKE THEE, ENGLISH, FOR MY BELOVED).
Tom Beckett: HERE

You are invited to participate by sharing your work(s) that presents the Invisible (including but not limited to invisible or erased text). The Call for Participation is HERE.  There is no particular deadline; the Library blog will be updated as information is sent in.  We replicate the Call here for convenience and because I truly hope YOU will participate:

Your works can exist (and if there's a link I'm happy to link to it), or be imaginary.  The key is to share the work with (some of) its underlying conceptualization.  
If you would like to participate, please send the following:
1) Title or name of work
2) Write-up on the work's concept 
3) An illustration (e.g. book cover, interior text, or whatever you deem appropriate) 
4) Bio and Author photo 
Send information to, or ask questions of, me at Nalanda10@aol.com
Eileen R. Tabios 
Library Director, Bibliotheca Invisibilis

As it turns out, the project already has garnered interest from notable poets and artists from around the world!

Friday, March 21, 2014


Richard Lopez provides a wonderful write-up on Tom Beckett's just-released Dipstick/(Diptych) over at Really Bad Movies blog.  Here's an excerpt:

 these texts are tombeckettian at their finest.  they are acute metaphysical constructs of our quotidian world as contemplated by a clown with a massively sized IQ. 
by clown i mean an artist of the first rank who works from failure only to succeed thru that time-honored art of having a pie thrown at his face.  the poet's frenetic yet lucid texts move into territories of strangeness and utter delight. 
Congratulations Tom!

Go HERE to see entire review.

Friday, March 14, 2014


Current Queens Poet Laureate and Marsh Hawk Press author Paolo Javier has curated ETERNiDAY: QUEENS POET LORE FESTIVAL.  This day-long festival showcasing poets, artists, musicians and others will take place March 15, 2014 at Queens Museum, from 12-8 pm.  Participants include two other Marsh Hawk Press poets: Justin Petropoulos and Thomas Fink.  More information is at http://eterniday2014.wordpress.com/2014/02/13/about-2/

Paolo also presents an interesting conversation with filmmaker Lynne Sachs over at Bomb Magazine.  Their illustrated discourse may be seen at http://bombmagazine.org/article/1000059/lynne-sachs

Tuesday, March 04, 2014


Justin Moore reviews Paul Pines' DIVINE MADNESS on his blog.  You can peruse his insightful take at


As well,  Golden Handcuffs #18 contains his "Salami Dialogues", and Burt Kimmelman's  fine review of New Orleans Variations & Paris Ouroboros.  

Paul Pines also will be presenting a paper, "The Submerged Center and Poetic Imagination: A Circular Debriefing," at the Center for American Culture and Ideas at the U. Of Arizona, in Tucson, on March 19.

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