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We at SPD are really happy to announce that our friends at Jacket2 have continued their awesome archival project of providing free PDFs of historic poetry and poetic magazines on their site as Reissues

We're even happier to let you know that most recently, they've digitized a selection of SPD publisher O Books periodicals, edited mostly by the great poet Leslie Scalapino and that contain a wealth of work by artists from Simone Fattal to Kiki Smith, and writers from Etel Adnan to Steve Benson. Check them out here. 

If you like what you see, we're delighted to offer you limited edition copies of these historic periodicals, IN ADDITION TO a rare, soon to be out-of-print selection of Litmus Press' amazing periodical Aufgabe. All this at a never before seen:

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(O Books, 1988)
By Leslie Scalapino, Editor

The collection of seventeen writers is an investigation of the form of extended poem, series, sequence, or the idea of the "book"; an entire book of Larry Eigner's, Anything on Its Side, is included, as well as an entire book by Alice Notley: Parts of a Wedding. The collection contains commentary on the writings of those included, or poets writing commentary either as poem or essay on their own work; there are essays by Robert Grenier, Nathaniel Mackey, Lyn Hejiinian, Michael Palmer, Alan Davies, Charles Bernstein, and Abigail Child. 
   


O Two/An Anthology: What Is the Inside, What Is the Outside?
(O Books, 1991)
Leslie Scalapino, Editor

This collection of thirty-one poets and one artist in collaboration with a poet includes prose, poetry, and essays which delineate the poet's/ artist's process. Among those included are Carla Harryman, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Fanny Howe, Laura Moriarty, Alan Da- vies, Clark Coolidge, Steve Benson, Hannah Weiner, Lynne Dreyer, Tina Darragh, Harryette Mullen, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Kit Robinson, and Anne Waldman.



Subliminal Time: O/4
(O Books, 1994)
Leslie Scalapino, Editor

A collection of 18 writers including Susan Howe, Lyn Hejinian and Carla Harryman, Jerry Estrin, Laura Moriarty, Eileen Myles, Aaron Shurin, and Norma Cole, juxtaposing their writings as shapes of our history and inner sensibility to a selection of younger poets including Jena Osman, Milton Apache, A.A. Hedge Coke, John D. Greb, Randall Potts, Laynie Browne, Lori Lubeski, and George Albon. Included are color poems drawn superimposed on each other as if a mirror of the collection, by Robert Grenier.



Enough
(O Books, 2003)
Leslie Scalapino and Rick London, Editors

"A radical purpose of poetry in critical times is to disrupt the language of consensus"--Rick London. "ENOUGH, which the editors began to assemble following 9/11 at the start of the U.S. war on Afghanistan, is a collection of poets whose writings are interactive with the current time, writing as its matter and syntax not separate from oppressive conditions and war"--Leslie Scalapino. Writers include Mahmoud Darwish, Nasri Hajjaj, Philip Whalen, Michael McClure, Diane Di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Joanne Kyger, Anne Waldman, Anselm Berrigan, Lisa Jarnot, Eileen Myles, Bill Berkson, Lyn Hejinian, Charles Bernstein, P. Inman, Tina Darragh, Robert Grenier, Abigail Child, Alan Davies, Nathaniel Mackey, Fanny Howe Harryette Mullen, Murilo Mendes, Abdul Kader El Janabi, Tom Raworth, Etel Adnan, Jackson Mac Low, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Jalal Toufic, and others.



War and Peace
(O Books, 2004)
Leslie Scalapino, Editor

A collection of 22 poets and artists, including artists Nancy Speros, Kiki Smith, Simone Fattal, and poets Etel Adnan, Jackson Mac Low, Anslem Berrigan, Judith Goldman, Juliana Spahr, Alice Notley, Norma Cole, Taylor Brady, kari edwards, Robert Grenier, Alice Notley, Taylor Brady, Lisa Wolsak, Paolo Javier, Stephen Ratcliffe, Norma Cole, Rob Holloway, and Anne Waldman. Everything can go on in WAR AND PEACE: "If one practices some work day and night, writing on everything everywhere, one stays close to the ground of being. The events of the day are absorbed into the practice"--Fanny Howe.



AUFGABE NO. 2
(Litmus Press, 2002)
By E Tracy Grinnell, Editor

This issue features a German translation section by Rosmarie Waldrop and Andrew Joron. Contributors: Michael Donhauser, Carlfriedrich Claus, Barbara Kohler, Waltraud Seidlhofer, Ulf Stolterfoht, Gundi Feyrer, Elke Erb, Dieter Graf, Richard Anders, Walter Thumler, Elfriede Czurda, Bruno Steiger, Birgit Kempker, Lisa Samuels, Mark Tardi, Paul Foster Johnson, Hung Q. Tu, Cynthia Sailers, Amy Catanzano, Guy Bennett, Macgregor Card, Cole Swensen, Standard Schaefer, Nick Moudry, Marcelin Pleynet, Annett Jessop, Martha Ronk, Stephen Ratcliffe, Heather Akerberg, Amy King, John Latta, Jason Lynn, Brandon Downing, )ohnLowther, Kari Edwards, Veronica Corpuz, Catherine Kasper, Sarah Mangold, Kerri Sonnenberg, Patrick Durgin, Jen Hofer, Sawako Nakayasu, and Rick Snyder.



Aufgabe No. 4
(Litmus Press, 2004)
By E Tracy Grinnell, Editor

AUFGABE NO. 4 presents a wide range of new writing, including work by Jennifer Scappettone, Dawn Michelle Baude, Laura Mullen, Bob Harrison, John Keene, Sarah Rosenthal, Laynie Browne, Drew Kunz, Susan Landers, Scott Inguito, Mary Burger, Jeffrey Jullich, Ted Mathys, kari edwards, Bill Marsh, and Xue Di, among others. Featuring Japanese poetry in translation guest edited by Sawako Nakayasu, with translations by Sawako Nakayasu, Hiroaki Sato, and Eric Selland. The feature section includes work by modernist Chika Sagawa, and concrete poet Seiichi Niikuni. Cover art by Rachel Bers, 3 illustrations by Matthew Grinnell, and as always, new essays, interviews and reviews.



Aufgabe No. 6
(Litmus Press, 2007)
By E Tracy Grinnell, Editor

AUFGABE NO. 6 features Brazilian poetry and guest editor Ray Bianchi.



Aufgabe No. 7
(Litmus Press, 2008)
By Grinnell, Johnson, Brolaski, and Bers, Editors

AUFGABE #7 features a bilingual section of Italian poetry in translation, guest edited by Jennifer Scappettone. Italian poetry by Emilio Villa, Amelia Rosselli, Andrea Zanzotto, Nanni Cagnone, Milli Graffi, Maria Attanasio, Giuliano Mesa, Marco Giovenale, Andrea Raos, Giovanna Frene, Gherardo Bortolotti, Florinda Fusco, Massimo Sannelli, and artwork by Esse Zeta Atona. The main poetry section includes work by Evelyn Reilly, erica kaufman, kari edwards, Allison Cobb, Amy King, Sarah Mangold, Cynthia Sailers, Joshua Corey, Kate Colby, Lila Zemborain, Elena Rivera, Marcella Durand, Lisa Samuels, Brandon Brown, Kate Schapira, Jen Tynes, and more! Cover art and other images by Ruby Palmer.



Aufgabe No. 8
(Litmus Press, 2009)
By Grinnell, Johnson, Brolaski, and Bers, Editors

AUFGABE NO. 8 features Russian poetry in translation by Elena Fanailova, Dmitry Golynko, Linor Goralik, Sergey Kruglov, Dmitry Kuzmin, Kirill Medvedev, Anton Ochirov, Andrey Sen-Senkov, Aleksandr Skidan, Maria Stepanova, Dmitry Vodennikov, Sergey Zavyalov, Igor Zhukov, Tatiana Zima, Olga Zondberg. American poetry by Diane Ward, Kimberly Lyons, Francois Turcot, Akilah Oliver, Damaris Calderon, Tyrone Williams, Eduardo Milan, Miles Champion, Suzanne Jacob, Dana Ward, Nathalie Stephens (Nathanael), Paolo Javier, Alan Davies, Trish Salah, and others! Also, featuring new artwork by Kim Beck.



Aufgabe No. 9
(Litmus Press, 2010)
By Grinnell, Johnson, Brolaski, and Bers, Editors

AUFGABE NO. 9 features Polish poetry and poetics in translation guest edited by Mark Tardi, and an A Tonalist Set guest edited by Laura Moriarty.

Contributors are Stefani Barber, Paolo Javier, Justyna Bargielska, Andrew Joron, Aneta Kaminska, Kacper Bartczak, Vincent Katz, Ellen Baxt, Myung Mi Kim, Dodie Bellamy, Virginia Lucas, Martine Bellen, Filip Marinovich, Guy Bennett, C. J. Martin, Miron Białoszewski, Edric Mesmer, Miłosz Biedrzycki, Laura Moriarty, Julia Bloch, Monika Mosiewicz, Taylor Brady, Eileen Myles, Ewa Chrusciel, Lee Norton, Norma Cole, Linnea Ogden, CAConrad, Geoffrey Olsen, Rob Cook, Przemysław Owczarek, Craig Cotter, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Michael Cross, Tomaž Šalamun, Brent Cunningham, Leslie Scalapino, Mina Pam Dick, Standard Schaefer, Dolores Dorantes, Kate Schapira, Patrick Durgin, Anne Shaw, Cathy Eisenhower, Rick Snyder, Laura Elrick, Andrzej Sosnowski, Rodrigo Flores, Celina Su, Cal Freeman, Katarzyna Szuster, Karen Garthe, Michel van Schendel, Nada Gordon, Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Noah Eli Gordon, Craig Watson, Andy Gricevich, Tyrone Williams, James Grinwis, Dustin Williamson, Rob Halpern, Stephanie Young, Alan Halsey, Ouyang Yu, Brenda Iijima, Elizabeth Zuba, Scott Inguito, Michael Ives. Artwork by Hannah Barrett.



Aufgabe No. 10
(Litmus Press, 2011)
By Grinnell, Johnson, Brolaski, and Bers, Editors

AUFGABE NO. 10 features French poetry in translation guest edited by Cole Swensen.

Contributors: Harold Abramowitz, Etel Adnan, Amaranth Borsuk, Oscarine Bosquet, Stéphane Bouquet, Paul Braffort, Rocío Cerón, Marie-Louise Chapelle, Suzanne Doppelt, Johanna Drucker, Caroline Dubois, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Frédéric Forte, Isabelle Garron, Lawrence Giffin, Robert Glück, Stephanie Gray, Éric Houser, Gabriela Jauregui, Reynaldo Jiménez, Pierre Joris, Paul Killebrew, Brian Laidlaw, Virginie Lalucq, René Lapierre, David Lespiau, Lauren Levin, Román Luján, Sabine Macher, Vannina Maestri, Jill Magi, Jérôme Mauche, Susan Maxwell, Catherine Meng, Erin Morrill, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, Anne Parian, Véronique Pittolo, Virginie Poitrasson, Pascal Poyet, Nathalie Quintane, Joan Retallack, Prageeta Sharma, Lauren Shufran, Sébastien Smirou, Christopher Stackhouse, Gwenaëlle Stubbe, Éric Suchère, Mathew Timmons, G.C. Waldrep, Alli Warren, David Wolach, and Bénédicte Vilgrain, with artwork by Lee Etheredge IV.



Aufgabe No. 11
(Litmus Press, 2012)
Edited by Grinnell, Brolaski, and kaufman

AUFGABE NO. 11 features Salvadoran poetry guest edited by Christian Nagler, translated from the Spanish by Emily Abendroth, Karen Lepri, Christian Nagler, Jocelyn Saidenberg, and Brian Whitener.

Contributors: Emily Abendroth, Ammiel Alcalay, Luis Alvarenga, Teresa Andrade, Mathieu Bergeron, Ana Božičević, Laynie Browne, Sommer Browning, Mary Burger, Garrett Caples, Juan Carlos Flores, Amy Catanzano, Travis Cebula, Marcus Civin, Crow Jane, Roque Dalton, Dot Devota, Dolores Dorantes, Kristin Dykstra, Carla Faesler, Hugo García Manríquez, calum gardner, Ariel Goldberg, Noah Eli Gordon, Otoniel Guevara, j/j hastain, Claudia Hérodier, Jen Hofer, Miguel Huezo-Mixco, Catherine Imbriglio, Adam Katz, Vincent Katz, Nathalie Knight, Rodney Koeneke, Wayne Koestenbaum, Paula Koneazny, Sean Labrador y Manzano, Karen Lepri, Steve Light, Magus Magnus, Krisma Mancía, Filip Marinovich, Rafael Menjivar Ochoa, Carley Moore, Rachel Moritz, Debrah Morkun, Christian Nagler, Nathanaël, Eugene Ostashevsky, Omar Pimienta, John Pleucker, Ray Ragosta, Sarah Riggs, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Timothy Shea, Frank Sherlock, Hung Q. Tu, Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Simone White, Brian Whitener, with artwork by Yasmina Khan.



Aufgabe No. 12
(Litmus Press, 2013)
Edited by Grinnell and kaufman

AUFGABE NO. 12 features guest editor Tyrone Williams, contributing editors Jen Hofer and Jamie Townsend, and art editor Ashley Lamb. Featuring poetry in translation from Québec guest edited by Oana Avasilichioaei, translated by Oana Avasilichioaei, Daniel Canty, Norma Cole, Ingrid Pam Dick, K. Grubisic, Bronwyn Haslam, Jen Hutton, Lazer Lederhendler, François Luong, Robert Majzels, and Erín Moure.

Contributors are Emily Abendroth, Dorothy Albertini, James Belflower, Jen Besemer, Lørpsliç Bierkegårt, Joseph Bradshaw, Emily Carlson, Cody-Rose Clevidence, Nicholas Deboer, Gregoire Pam Dick, Laressa Dickey, Mark Dickison, Steve Dickison, Claire Donato, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, C. Violet Eaton, Karen Garthe, Susan Gevirtz, HR Hegnauer, Jennifer Kronovet, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Matt Longabucco, Pablo Lopez, Catherine Mavrikakis, Edric Mesmer, Rusty Morrison, Nathanaël, Khadijah Queen, Elizabeth Robinson, Phyllis Rosenzweig, Daniel Rounds, Judah Rubin, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, with artwork by Mie Olise.



Aufgabe No. 13
(Litmus Press, 2014)
Edited by Grinnell, Johnson, and kaufman

AUFGABE NO. 12 features poetry from India (in 7 Indian languages), guest edited by Biswamit Dwibedy, with translations by Teji Grover, Lakshmi Holmstrom, Sonam Kachru, Rajiv Mohabir, Aryanil Mukherjee, Rizio Raj, Rustam, and Rahul Soni.

Special section of poetry from the Moroccan journal Souffles translated by Etel Adnan, Guy Bennett, Olivia C. Harrison, Lucy R. McNair, Anna Moschovakis, Jennifer Moxley, and Teresa Villa-Ignacio.

Contributors are Mohammed Ismaïl Abdoun, Samuel Ace, Etel Adnan, Will Alexander, Anvar Ali, Alexis Almeida, Jess Arndt, Diana Arterian, Oana Avasilichioaei, Babla & Kanchan, Subhro Bandopadhyay, Jessica Baran, Jennifer Bartlett, Matthieu Baumier, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Laynie Browne, Wendy Burk, Louis Bury, Margaret Carson, Abigail Child, Ryan Clark, Allison Cobb, Kate Colby, Aja Couchois Duncan, Shonni Enelow, P.M. Govindanunni, Teji Grover, Olivia C. Harrison, Roberto Harrison, Cole Heinowitz, Thierry Hentsch, Kevin Holden, Jayan K.C., Sonam Kachru, Sachin Ketkar, Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine, Abdelkébir Khatibi, Jennifer Kronovet, Abdellatif Laâbi, Tedi Lopez Mills, Kimberly Lyons, Fatima Mahjuba, Malathi Maithri, Chhannulal Mishra, Akthar Mohiuddin, Aryanil Mukherjee, John Myers, Eileen Myles, Dina Nath Nadim, Peter Neufeld, Mostafa Nissaboury, Bibiana Padilla Maltos, Pronob Pal, JH Phrydas, Douglas Piccinnini, Rosul Pompur, Abdul Rahman Rahi, Pintu Rai, P. Raman, P.P. Ramchandran, Joan Retallack, Elena Rivera, Elizabeth Robinson, Camilo Roldan, Rose Mary, Rustam, Jocelyn Saidenberg, V.R. Santosh, Sabyasachi Sanyal, Moti Lal Saqi, Sarju, James Sherry, Vyomesh Shukla, Yvette Siegert, Sukitharani, Stacy Szymaszek, Steven Teref, Dan Thomas-Glass, Peter Valente, Teresa Villa-Ignacio, Florencia Walfisch, Matvei Yankelevich. Artwork by Molly Zuckerman-Hartung.

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