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New imprint – Poem Film Editions & Frame to Frames : Your Eyes Follow bilingual book

I am very proud to announce the launch of Poem Film Editions, an imprint that will celebrate the link between word and image, poetry + film and of course, poetry film. The first publication will be the bilingual (English and Spanish) book of the Frame to Frames : Your Eyes Follow ekphrastic poetry film screening. […]

Photostory ‘A Painting of a House’ for Liberated Words by Charles Olsen

As part of the Word and Image section of the website I am very interested in photo stories or photo essays. I was over the moon when Charles submitted the following to me, and I think it provides a perfect blueprint for such writing, also crossing over into the terrain of travel writing, as in […]

Marc Zegans: Dada, Cage and Burroughs – a review of Borrowed Words – cut-up poetry by Peter Wortsman

About 15 years ago now I was deeply immersed in concrete and visual poetry, dipping in and out of the Futurists, Surrealists and Dadaists and the joy of cut-ups (découpé in French). Periodically this concept enters the poetry film world as in the now famous and leading work by American Dave Richardson – Love’s River […]

Videopoetry Vidéopoésie pdf available here from Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas

Canadians Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas have kindly allowed me to promote the bilingual pdf of their extraordinary work Videopoetry Vidéopoésie which was published by Small Walker Press in 2020. With the advent of COVID turning our world upside down I think this powerful overview of their work (at over 400 pages) bears a […]

INNOVATIVE BOOK DESIGN Rosemary Norman and Stuart Pound – the book of the film

As mentioned previously I am beginning a series on Poem & Image and related publications and so I was very happy to recently receive a really interesting book from leading poetry filmmakers Rosemary Norman and Stuart Pound. I have to say that I couldn’t take a photo of the cover as if you try to […]

Charles Olsen’s blinding new collection La rebeldía del sol (Rebellious Sun) in the footsteps of Antonio Machado

To introduce a new section on publications containing Poetry with Images I am so proud and pleased to present the latest collection by Charles Olsen La rebeldía del sol (Rebellious Sun) published in Spain by Olifante Ediciones de Poesía. As an artist, poet and filmmaker, who was born in New Zealand, moved to the UK […]