In this issue: John Bennett, Harald Kappel, Francesco Aprile, Elmedin Kadric, Thorsten Krämer, Johannes S. H. Bjerg, Edward Lee, Hibah Shabkhez, Patricia Walsh, Volodymyr Bilyk, Rebecca Pyle.
Getting Sorted by Hartmut Abendschein, a Die Leere Mitte production, is now available at Etkbooks Store (Monbijoustr. 69, BERN) and on the online store!
Anthers of Saffron Crocus. Zircon.
Spots on Largs Wings of Tyger Moth. Breast of Pochard Duck. Back of Petals of Purple Hepatica. Yenite Mica
Rhynchites Nitens Back of the Christmas Rose. Yellow Orpiment.
Egg of largest Blue bottle or Flesh Fly. Back of the Petals of Blue Hepatica. Wood Tin.
Back of Tussilage Leaves. Uran Mica.
Water Ousel. Breast and upper Part of Back of Water Hen. Back Parts of Gentian Flower. Uran Mica.
Bark of Ash Tree. Turquois, Flour Spar.
Berry of Deadly Night Shade Sulphur
Part one contains prose, poetry, vispo, commentary, & reviews from David Lohrey, Nicholas Bon, Annabelle Ballard, Mariana Rodríguez, Gustave Morin, Seth Howard, Raymond Farr, Sanjeev Sethi, Michael Minassian, Andrew K. Peterson, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, J.J. Campbell, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Jim Leftwich, Richard Kostelanetz., Michael Prihoda, Adam Fieled, Lakey Comess, Kenneth Rexroth, Claudia Serea, AG Davis, Jake Berry, Jack Foley, Clara B. Jones, Tiana Marrese, Willie Smith, Pearl Button, Thomas Fink & Tom Beckett, Devon Balwit, Tom Montag, Mary Kasimor, Daniel f Bradley, M.J.Iuppa, Tim Rogers, Andrew Taylor, Sheila E. Murphy, John M. Bennett, Joe Balaz, Heath Brougher, Erik Fuhrer, Kevin Tosca, Alyssa Trivett, Jim Meirose, Bob Heman, Penelope Weiss, Linc Madison, Nicholas J.A., Tony Beyer, J. D. Nelson, Edward Wells, Michael O’Brien, & Pam Brown.
Part two contains photographs, collage, asemic pieces, poetry, & paintings, all in full color, from Andree Bagoo, Cecelia Chapman, Kyle Hemmings, John M. Bennett, Jim Leftwich, David Greenslade, Carlyle Baker, Olivier Schopfer, Carol Stetser, Steve Dalachinsky, Daniel de Culla, David Baptiste Chirot, John McCluskey, Doren Robbins, Meeah Williams, Jack Galmitz, Kellyn Elson, Jesse Glass, Federico Federici, Texas Fontanella, osvaldo cibils, Drew B. David, Michael Brandonisio, hiromi suzuki, & Elaine Woo.
Part three is made up of 60 delightful AsEmIc ImAgEs by Alberto Vitacchio, the renowned Italian visual & text poet.
Part four is subtitled “remembering…” & is a tribute to those whose work has appeared in earlier issue of Otoliths, but who are now, sadly, no longer with us. In this issue are Robert Gauldie, kari edwards, Marthe Reed, Ira Cohen, Carol Novack, Bob Grumman, Michelle Greenblatt, Rochelle Ratner, Karl Young, David Mitchell, David Meltzer, Thomas Lowe (Tom) Taylor, Ed Baker, Halvard Johnson, Randall Brock, Christopher Mulrooney, Spencer Selby, Philip Byron Oakes, & Jill Chan.
Broadly accepted: Experimental and conceptual writing, theoretical papers, asemic and concrete texts, vispo, theorems, axiom collection, quantum weirdness, reviews of books addressing these topics and the like.
Texts: poetry (60 lines max. overall); prose (500-600 words max. overall). Format: Times New Roman 12; single line spacing; all in one .doc or .odt file. Languages: Catalan, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish.
Visual: 1-3 B&W images. Format: jpg, tiff, png, 72-300 DPI.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome, provided that the piece is withdrawn if accepted elsewhere, as well as previously published works when properly credited. Each issue will be free to download (.pdf). A printed version will be made available through lulu.com for collectors. No reading fee; no payment or complimentary copies to contributors at present. Authors assume responsibility for the originality, intellectual property rights and ethical implications of submitted works.
AOM #2, Part 1 curated by Drew B. David, it contains work by D.S. West, Michael Prihoda, David Baptiste Chirot, Heather Lewis, Federico Federici, Hiromi Suzuki, Csaba Pál, Richard Baldasty, Jessica Myscofski, Miguel Jimenez, Christine Stoddard, Janyce Oliveira, L. Brown,Richard A. Jones, J. Rodgers, Colin James, John M. Bennett, Stacy Allam, Guinotte Wise, Yuan Changming, James Fowler, Rus Khomutoff, Adam Levo Brown, Dylan Sonderman, Veronica Lupinacci, Howie Good, and Tessa Beebout.