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Author: Alan Davies

Alan Davies is the author of many books of poetry, including NAME (This Press, 1986), ACTIVE 24 HOURS (Roof Books, 1982), RAVE (Roof Books, 1994), CANDOR [a collection of book reports and poems] (O Books, 1990), SIGNAGE [critical theory] (Roof Books, 1987)—and the more recent ODES (Faux Press, 2008), RAW WAR (Subpress, 2012), and ODES & FRAGMENTS (Ellipsis Press, 2013). He is working on a long sequence of Books, an ongoing journal of ideas called This Is Thinking, and an essay exploring war entitled "Why?! PerpetualGenocide."

A Hundred Posters
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A Hundred Posters

Faux Press

Poetry. Magazine. CD-ROM. In the mid 1970s Alan Davies edited forty issues of the influential magazine A HUNDRED POSTERS. Approximately one hundred poets were published, many more than once, with some represented by single-author issues. The magazin...

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Active 24 Hours
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Active 24 Hours

Roof Books

Poetry.Two bodies. The surety of...gone. Wanderers perfectly sold season. Reading speech thoughts to sleep anger, snap. Let heat be penetrate. The thinking posse, the sleep pose. The few arrows of entreaty are horizontal and viscous. Opposites repel...

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Candor
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Candor

O Books

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. CANDOR is a juxtaposition of essays, reviews, and poems by which Alan Davies has created a self-revealing form which is tonal critical commentary. The text comes up to itself in sometimes utter simplicity, revealing itse...

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Name
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Name

This Press

Poetry.

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Odes
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Odes

Faux Press

Poetry. From a longer sequence of "ODES & fragments" these select few entail the processes of ruminative thought as they go over the edge into careening feeling."The reader is placed in an immanent experience. We pass our thought through the poems, ...

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ODES & fragments
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ODES & fragments

Ellipsis Press

Poetry. ODES & FRAGMENTS by Alan Davies presents a substantial collection of recent poetry, including odes and fragments as well as modes above and beyond. Ranging in length from a few words to twenty-plus pages, these poems vary widely, exploring l...

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Rave
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Rave

Roof Books

Poetry. RAVE collects three erotic works of poetry and fiction by Alan Davies: "Split Thighs" is the long and legendary poem published in 1975 in a limited xerox edition that circulated underground. Written mostly in a jazz club in Boston's Combat Z...

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Raw War
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Raw War

Subpress

Poetry. "The Diogenes of the New York langpo scene."—Ron Silliman

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Signage
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Signage

Roof Books

Literary Nonfiction. "All criticism, if it is to get beyond the quibbling positioning of most expository writing, must aspire to fiction. The only true arguments are the ones we cannot make, and in making create universes we can begin to inhabit. In...

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