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Author: John M Bennett

John M. Bennett has published over 400 books and chapbooks of poetry and other materials. Bennett has published a large body of work with Luna Bistone Prods, including LEG MIST (2019), DROPPED IN THE DARK BOX (2019), SESOS EXTREMOES (2018), OLAS CURSIS (2018), THE SWEATING LAKE (2017), THE WORLD OF BURNING (2017), ORPHIC CANTONS with Ivan Arguelles (2016), SELECT POEMS (2015), THE INEXPLICACIONES OF THE DREAMS OF BIBIANA PADILLA MALTOS (2015), THE FLUKE ILLUMINATOR (2015), IA M AL (2015), VERTICAL SLEEP (2015), MIRRORS MASCARAS (2014), OLVIDOS (2013), THE STICKY SUIT WHIRS: LOS PREOLVIDADOS (2013), BLOCK (2012), LIBER X (2012), CARAARAC & TITULO INVISIBLE (2012), DRILLING FOR SUIT MYSTERY with Matthew T Stolte (2012), THE GNAT'S WINDOW (2012), and CORRESPONDENCE: 1979-1983 with Davi Det Hompson (2011). He was editor and publisher of Lost and Found Times (1975- 2005), and is Founding Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. His work, publications, and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University, SUNY Buffalo, Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major libraries. He is co-editor, with Geoffrey D. Smith, of two works by William S. Burroughs: Everything Lost: The Latin American Notebook of William S. Burroughs and The Revised Boy Scout Manual: An Electronic Revolution, both published by The Ohio State University Press. His PhD from UCLA (1970) is in Latin American Literature.

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BLOCK
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BLOCK

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Short text and mantra blocks by John M. Bennett, mostly in English, with some in Spanish and other languages. Each tightly coiled poem contains Bennett's signature textual inventiveness and compression, humor, bizarre and surrealist metaphor...

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CaraaraC & TITULO INVISIBLE
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CaraaraC & TITULO INVISIBLE

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Poetry. Spanish Language. De John M. Bennett, dice César Espinosa, "Hiperprolífico. Irremediable 'hombre orquestra'; es decir, porque desde un principio destacó por su sapiencia y dominio del oficio." [Esc áner Cultural, ago. 2009] Con este tomo Ben...

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Dropped in the Dark Box
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Dropped in the Dark Box

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Poetry. "Poetry makes things happen, makes us happy, makes us happy by making things happen. Concoct meanings as you wish, sort and sift them at your pleasure, discard them in the end and simply (which in context means complexly) enjoy the machinery...

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The Gnat's Window
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The Gnat's Window

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. THE GNAT'S WINDOW consists of textual-visual poems, based on the form of a window with words in it hovering over a mantric text-block. Highly innovative poetry that can be read in many directions at once.

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The Inexplicaciones of the Dreams of Bibiana Padilla Maltos
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The Inexplicaciones of the Dreams of Bibiana Padilla Maltos

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. California Interest. Poet John M. Bennett interprets, deinterprets, inexplains, and generally expands upon the dreams of Fluxus artist Bibiana Padilla Maltos. The poems are surreal, resonant, and full of unexpected con...

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la M al
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la M al

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Poetry. From the opening poem, "…mumbling in the/attic 'roof' out there, mud beyond my head…", this revised and definitive 2nd edition of John M. Bennett's classic LA M AL confirms its position as one of the poet's best works. Bennett has created a ...

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Leg Mist
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Leg Mist

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Poetry. Art. LEG MIST: The dream of blood the dream of fountain pens on the window bang bang la pinche descarnada in the moat worms lengua de madera yr name off ff inds yr nname was tines yr book re moved espejo de grava garabatos to be read run dus...

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LIBER X
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LIBER X

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Poetry. John M. Bennett's LIBER X is a tour de force of poetry, mixing textual, visual, oral, typographic, and linguistic procedures to create a unique and inexhaustible work. A delight to the eye, the mind, the ear, and to one's imagination. At 226...

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Mirrors Mascaras
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Mirrors Mascaras

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Poetry. MIRRORS MÁSCARAS is the 3rd volume in John M. Bennett's major series focused on particular topics that consists, so far, of LIBER X and OLVIDOS. It includes a series of typographic poems in the form of masks, followed by textual poems in a w...

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Olas Cursis
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Olas Cursis

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Written mostly in English, with some poems in Spanish, or mixtures of the two languages, Bennett's new book, with its multiple voices and forms, including some visual works, continues to challenge or befuddle the tired, cliché-ridden world o...

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Olvidos
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Olvidos

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Poetry. "Bennett has been the avant in avant-garde in the latter half of the 20th century with his Lost and Found Times, one of the great 'small press poetry rags' of all time, and then through his Luna Bisonte Prods press. OLVIDOS ('Memories'; thou...

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SELECT POEMS: With an Introduction by Ivan Arguelles
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SELECT POEMS: With an Introduction by Ivan Arguelles

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Poetry. Visual Poetry. A selection from over 40 years of Bennett's work, introduced by Ivan Argüelles: "Where to begin writing about this baffling and certainly most 'avant-garde' of all poets living and working in the USA today? Bennett's reputatio...

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Sesos Extremos
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Sesos Extremos

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Poetry. "After having read John M. Bennett's poetry almost daily for 20 plus years, you would think I would have something very definite to say about it, but if there's one thing I've learned from reading it all these years, is that things can chang...

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The Sticky Suit Whirs: Los Preolvidados
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The Sticky Suit Whirs: Los Preolvidados

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. From a deep whispering closet comes a "whirring like a / s tick y su it," like an immense door of sound, preforgotten sound which thus forms the protean shape of memory itself. These poems are language as water in flux through all its forms:...

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The Sweating Lake
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The Sweating Lake

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Poetry. "Poetry" in many experimental or avant modes and voices, and in a mix of languages, sounds, and visualities. John M. Bennett practices a true yet new trans-linguistic art, which is at the same time deeply embedded in language and its history...

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