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JIM ANDREWS: Sea of Po – animisms and a ‘different sort of poetry & magazine’

How to introduce legendary Canadian Jim Andrews – a leading figure in the world of visual poetics / interactive literature / kinetic text and founder of Vispo https://vispo.com.  On eliterature.org the Vancouver-based polymath is described as ‘attempting to create writing that is a synthesis of various arts and media: words, code, sound, images and interactivity’. […]

Weimar: Lit-collage, Aline Helmcke, Frame to Frames book tour, judging – Poetryfilmtage

I am very excited and honoured to be part of Weimar Poetry Film Award / Poetryfilmtage – (Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June) this year. I will be judging and also presenting the newly published Frame to Frames : Your Eyes Follow / Cuadro a Cuadros : Tus Ojos Seguen bilingual, ekphrastic poetry anthology, […]

Poetry Goes Technical: LYRA, Cancer Alley and AI poetry with Thomas Zadegiacomo del Bel

If you are in Bristol this weekend LYRA poetry festival is closing on the 21st with lots still to come, such as TS Eliot prize-winning poets Joelle Taylor and Alice Oswald (in Oswald’s case supported by Caroline Bird and Rachel Long). And for poetry film lovers and those interested in the interaction between poetry and […]

World Autism Month and Poetry Film – Christina Jane and Steve Downey

April is World Autism Month / Autism Acceptance Month which began on the 2nd of April as World Autism Awareness Day, and includes Autism Acceptance Week 2–8 April. Though for many it might seem a fairly new idea, this important time of year has roots going back as far as the 1970s. Some years ago […]

REELpoetry, Houston April 1–7 live and online – many voices

It really feels that REELpoetry has come of age this year, both online – over a week – and in-person on the weekend, you have a full house of varied poetry filmmaking nurtured by now well-established director Fran Sanders and her inclusive programming. All films are accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing, with a rich […]

The Poetics… &  Projections : The Journal for Movies and Mind; The Palgrave Handbook of Intermediality and the RSA.

I am delighted to say that The Poetics of Poetry Film is gaining a steady presence even three years after its initial publication. I can’t mention all the emails and endorsements of the book I have had, however here are a few  diverse examples. I am proud to say that some time ago it was […]