Tag Archives: Experimental poetry

Breccia: Selected Poems 1972-86 by Pierre Joris

It is from our bodies’s furrows that the first permission arises. The drag of it. The pull of the pen across the magic writing pad. It is the necessary violence we all call life Breccia is an inspired grouping of … Continue reading

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Will Alexander nominated Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

Our congratulations to Will Alexander, who has been nominated ‘Poet Laureate’ of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Will here: See the amazing poet read here: Skylight Press has proudly published two of Will’s books, Diary As Sin (Novel) and Kaleidoscopic … Continue reading

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More from Iain Sinclair… Test Centre announces Red Eye

On the back of our all New and Expanded reissue of Suicide Bridge, Test Centre have just announced that another reissue from that period, Red Eye, is now available for Pre-order.  Here is their information and links for the release… … Continue reading

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Antiphonal Airs by Joseph Noble

sound remembered beneath the sound board within the fingers recognizable and strange at the rim of summoning and leaving Antiphonal Airs is a mixilating series of poems from poet-musician Joseph Noble.  Some are improvisational riffs on specific composers, their lives … Continue reading

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Joseph Noble on Skylight Press

The Bay Area has always been a hot-bed for experimental poetry, from the Beats and the famous Six Gallery reading to Ferlinghetti’s City Lights enclave to the San Francisco Renaissance that yielded such poetic powers as Rexroth, Duncan, Spicer and … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscopic Omniscience by Will Alexander

In the contemporary American poetry scene Will Alexander stands alone as a unique voice, regularly penning what fellow poet Brian Lucas recently described to me as “oracular, vatic, cosmically penetrating poetry.”  Perhaps the most obvious categorisation is to place him … Continue reading

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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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