Liberating Literature

After an exhausting year of high school teaching, summer has arrived and I am finally writing. Tim Atkin’s new big Buddhist book of everything, NOTHING CONCLUSIVE HAS YET TAKEN PLACE IN THE WORLD THE ULTIMATE WORD OF THE WORLD AND ABOUT THE WORLD HAS NOT YET BEEN SPOKEN THE WORLD IS OPEN AND FREE EVERYTHINGContinue reading “Liberating Literature”

POETRY MAGAZINE Reading List: November 2017

My poem “Feedback” (part of my manuscript The Green Monk forthcoming from Boiler House Press) was published in the November issue of Poetry magazine. Nice! Folks published in the Nov issue of Poetry magazine were asked for readings lists. I’ve added mine. Some Tim Atkins, Jeff Hilson, Colin Herd, bill bissett, Victoria Brown, Isabel Waidner,Continue reading “POETRY MAGAZINE Reading List: November 2017”

Marcus Slease and Tim Atkins

I am performing with Tim Atkins this Saturday. Tim Atkins is innovative British poetry at its very best. Scrap that. He is more than British innovative poetry. Buddhist dharma poetry. Camarade 61 – January Saturday 16th – 7pm – Free Entry – Apiary Studios: 460 Hackney Rd, E2 9EG http://www.theenemiesproject.com/camarade http://www.apiarystudios.org/2015/12/the-enemies-project-presents-camarade-61/ with: Lavinia Singer &Continue reading “Marcus Slease and Tim Atkins”

RIDES LAUNCH

AT XING THE LINE. LONDON. 8TH OCTOBER 2014. A bit of flarf poetry. Of course part of the larger nomadic surrealist project as well. RIDES IS AVAILABLE FROM BLART BOOKS AND AMAZON: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rides-Marcus-Slease/dp/1291923381/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1412958522&sr=8-1&keywords=rides+marcus+slease  

Philip Terry puts Tim Atkin’s Petrarch through a music box

Here is Philip Terry. An member back in the day of Oulipo. He puts Tim’s Atkin’s poems from Petrarch through a music box. It is very interesting.   Tim Atkin’s Petrarch is available from Crater Press over here: http://www.craterpress.co.uk/ Crater 27: June 2014. Tim Atkins, Complete Petrarch. Atkins Collected Petrarch / Petrarch Collected Atkins. All ofContinue reading “Philip Terry puts Tim Atkin’s Petrarch through a music box”

Marcus Slease reading from Tim Atkin’s Petrarch

Crater 27: June 2014. Tim Atkins, Complete Petrarch.All of Petrarch translated / transfigured / transplanted by Tim Atkins – a hallucinogenic, euphoric striptease of a traductory odyssey. 550 odd pages of pure lyric gold. [Not letterpressed.] £16 + p&phttp://www.craterpress.co.uk/Lot’s of London poets reading from Tim Atkin’s Petrarch last Saturday. Terrific night!!! One of the best readingsContinue reading “Marcus Slease reading from Tim Atkin’s Petrarch”