Contents - Big Bridge 15
  Poets In Need


This issue of Big Bridge is dedicated
to the memory of Ira Cohen


Spring 2011: Big Bridge 15

100 Thousand Poets for CHANGE !


The Flame is Ours
The Letters of Stan Brakhage
and Michael McClure 1961–1978
Edited by Christopher Luna

Out Looking For Lew: Bioregional Poetics & The Legacy Of Lew Welch
áJerry Martien

from 'Kyoto Notebooks' by Philip Whalen
A Selection by Brian Unger

An Unheard Melody: The music of Annapurna Devi
by Louise Landes Levi


Featured Poets

Bring it Home by Basil King
with an introduction by Laurie Duggan

The Receptive: A Radio Play
(a monologue in the person of the elderly C.G. Jung)
Rick London

Nine Poems by Pat Nolan

Orange and Raw
A collaboration by Pat Nolan and Sandy Berrigan

Frank Parker: A Collection of Broadsides

Road Ghosts by John Roche
Complete Book (PDF)

Poem to the End of My Days
Selections from Rondo Two: Transport
Jacob Russell


Poetry Features

A Chapbook by Jerome Rothenberg
Drawings by Nancy Victoria Davis

Twelve Poets
Edited by Jason Blickstein

Poems by:

J. J. Blickstein    David Chirico    Clayton Eshleman    Anne Gorrick    Greg Grummer   
Robert Kelly    Heller Levinson    Susan McKechnie    John Olson    Richard Rizzi   
Anthony Seidman    Ryan G. Van Cleave

A Tapestry of Beat Poets, Slam Poets, Black Arts Poets and Hip Hop Poets
Woven by Jason Braun

Poetry by:

Sean Arnold    Mark Bromberg    Christopher K.P. Brown    Wendy Brown-Baez
Chella Courington    Nate Fisher    Margaret Gilbert    Julia Gordon-Bramer
Erin Goss    Geoffrey D. Holman, A.K.A. Priest    Cassandra Howard   
Stephen Koritta    David W. Landrum    John McKernan
Tom Murphy    Matthew Rambo Questionmark    Maximus Parthas
John W. Sexton    Mati Shemoelof    Michael Shorb
Shane Signorino    Jeffrey Skoblow  M. K. Stallings
Daniel Suffian    Joe Wetteroth    Erin Wiles



Galician Poetry and Prose
Translated from Galician to Spanish by F. R. Lavandeira
and from Spanish to English by Terri Carrión

Seven Works of Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Art Beck

Ten Poems of Arthur Rimbaud
Translated by Bill Zavatsky

Selections from "Now 1/3" the poetry of Demosthenes Agrafiotis
Translated by Angelos Sakkis and John Sakkis

Six Hungarian Poets
Translated by Gabor G. Gyukics and Michael Castro

Poems of Juan Gelman
Translated by Hardie St. Martin, selected and with an introduction by Paul Pines

A Suite of Translations from Nakahara Chuya,
with a Concluding Poem In Tribute

by Jerome Rothenberg and Yasuhiro Yotsumoto

Martin Adan – Written Blindly
Translated by Katherine Silver and Rick London

Ahmed Abdel Mu’ti Hijazi – As If A Voice Were Calling
Translated by Omnia Amin and Rick London

Chan Poems
Translated by Mary M.Y. Fung and David Lunde

Rosestrikes & Coffee Grinds by Seyhan Erozšelik
Translated and with an introduction by Murat Nemet-Nejat

Perfiles de la Noche / Profiles of Night
Mujeres poetas de Venezuela/Women Poets of Venezuela

A Selection from the Bi-lingual Anthology
Original complete text selected and translated by Rowena Hill
Co-edited by Pen de Venezuela and bid & co.
Selection for online edition by Terri Carrion

Poetry by
María Auxiliadora Álvarez, Edda Armas, Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva,
María Calcaño, Laura Cracco, Ida Gramcko, Patricia Guzmán, Veronica Jaffe,
Maritza Jiménez, Martha Kornblith, Luz Machado, María Isabel Novillo,
Cecilia Ortiz, Hanni Ossott, Yolanda Pantin, Emira Rodríguez, Margara Russotto,
María Clara Salas, Elizabeth Schön, Blanca Strepponi, Ana Enriqueta Terán,
Alicia Torres, Elena Vera, Carmen Verde Arocha, Miyo Vestrin

Featured Artists

Wayne Atherton

Noel Bebee

Geri di Giorno

Four Photographers
Curated by Jonathan Kane

Mosa Moradzadeh   Marcin Gorski   Nina Pak   Christopher R. Perez




Drive-In Picture Show
by Gary Parrish, reviewed by Sean Burke

Perks in Purgatory
by Valery Oisteanu, reviewed by David St.-Lascaux

Grief Suite
By Bobbi Lurie, reviewed by Mary Kasimor

What Hands Can Hold
by Ami Kaye, reviewed by Karen Bowles

Hidden Agendas ľ An Unreported Poetics
by Louis Armand, reviewed by David Vichnar

The Dancer & The Dance: A Book of Distinctions Ś Poetry in the 21st Century
by Jack Foley, reviewed by George Wallace and Katherine Hastings

On Rereading The Exorcist
by William Peter Blatty, reviewed by Martin Rosenstock

Paul Celan and the Messiahĺs Broken Levered Tongue: An Exponential Dyad
by Daniel Y. Harris and Adam Shechter, reviewed byJake Marmer

Interview with Larry Sawyer, author of Unable to Fully California
Interviewer: David Madgalene

Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds
by Seyhan Erozšelik, translated by Murat Nemet-Nejat,
reviewed by Joseph Donahue

Drowning Like Li Po In A River Of Red Wine
by A. D. Winans; Reviewed by Neeli Cherkovski

Notebooks From The Emerald Triangle
by Bill Bradd, reviewed by Sharon Doubiago

Automatic Zygote
by Jonathan Witherspoon Huey, reviewed by Gary Parrish

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