Author Archives: LPB

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Countdown to VLAK 4

VLAK 4 is fired up to leave the station–departure time 8 October–check out who’s on board: Shane Anderson, Louis Armand, Mark Atkins, Tim Atkins, Micah Ballard, Anselm Berrigan, Javant Biarujia, Sean Bonney, Bev Braune, Dustin Breitling, Pam Brown, Ondřej Buddeus,

VLAK4frontcoverweb

Countdown to VLAK 4

VLAK 4 is fired up to leave the station–departure time 8 October–check out who’s on board: Shane Anderson, Louis Armand, Mark Atkins, Tim Atkins, Micah Ballard, Anselm Berrigan, Javant Biarujia, Sean Bonney, Bev Braune, Dustin Breitling, Pam Brown, Ondřej Buddeus,

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Dragon Logic

As our material face-to-face world, threatened from so many directions, slips into potentially infinite virtual spaces . . . where have we gone? This slippage has happened suddenly, worldwide, and we do not know whether it renders humankind irrelevant, serves

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Dragon Logic

As our material face-to-face world, threatened from so many directions, slips into potentially infinite virtual spaces . . . where have we gone? This slippage has happened suddenly, worldwide, and we do not know whether it renders humankind irrelevant, serves

Casablanca

Existence is not a predicate

“By the late eighties the problem of how to write serious meditational fiction without being a counterfeit, avoiding the triple death of Neiman-Marcus nihilism, Catatonic realism and Workshop hermeticism was pressing. It remains as ever an urgent thing: ‘serious, real,

Casablanca

Existence is not a predicate

“By the late eighties the problem of how to write serious meditational fiction without being a counterfeit, avoiding the triple death of Neiman-Marcus nihilism, Catatonic realism and Workshop hermeticism was pressing. It remains as ever an urgent thing: ‘serious, real,

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Bravura Cool

BRAVURA COOL by VLAK co-editor Jane Lewty, recently released from 1913 Press… “these poems perform an alchemical process upon language no less profound, to the lover of poetry, than is our scientifically-oriented peers’ eternal […] search for new periodic elements

Jane Lewty at Cubitt Gallery_INS

Bravura Cool

BRAVURA COOL by VLAK co-editor Jane Lewty, recently released from 1913 Press… “these poems perform an alchemical process upon language no less profound, to the lover of poetry, than is our scientifically-oriented peers’ eternal […] search for new periodic elements

Jan Picha 2

VLAK Magazine invites you to the vernissage of JAN PICHA 2K13, with a performance by Louis Armand and trumpeter Chris Vern, the  short film Breakfast at Midnight by Emilio Bellu and Jim High, and music by DJ Roman Rai and

Jan Picha 2

VLAK Magazine invites you to the vernissage of JAN PICHA 2K13, with a performance by Louis Armand and trumpeter Chris Vern, the  short film Breakfast at Midnight by Emilio Bellu and Jim High, and music by DJ Roman Rai and

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Crossroads Poetics

Recently launched at the Prague Microfestival, Michel Delville’s CROSSROADS POETICS: TEXT, IMAGE, MUSIC, FILM & BEYOND brings together readings of Virgil Thomson, Gertrude Stein, Max Jacob, Louis Feuillade, Rosmarie Waldrop, Frank Zappa, Bill Viola and Pierre Alechinsky, this book attempts

crossroads poetics

Crossroads Poetics

Recently launched at the Prague Microfestival, Michel Delville’s CROSSROADS POETICS: TEXT, IMAGE, MUSIC, FILM & BEYOND brings together readings of Virgil Thomson, Gertrude Stein, Max Jacob, Louis Feuillade, Rosmarie Waldrop, Frank Zappa, Bill Viola and Pierre Alechinsky, this book attempts

PMF 2013

Prague Microfest 2013

The fifth annual Prague Microfestival of poetry will take place May 12-14 at K4, the Charles University student club. The festival celebrates new and innovative poetry that ventures into the realm of experimentation and the visual arts, unfettered by the

PMF 2013

Prague Microfest 2013

The fifth annual Prague Microfestival of poetry will take place May 12-14 at K4, the Charles University student club. The festival celebrates new and innovative poetry that ventures into the realm of experimentation and the visual arts, unfettered by the

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Bataille untranslated

LOUIS XXX presents two little known hybrid texts by French novelist and philosopher Georges Bataille: The Little One and The Tomb of Louis XXX. Written alongside Bataille’s major work, Guilty, and only loosely narrative in any conventional sense, these audaciously

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Bataille untranslated

LOUIS XXX presents two little known hybrid texts by French novelist and philosopher Georges Bataille: The Little One and The Tomb of Louis XXX. Written alongside Bataille’s major work, Guilty, and only loosely narrative in any conventional sense, these audaciously

Louis-Ferdinand-Celine

An Inner View of the Human Primate

“Louis Armand’s Breakfast at Midnight flows from the page, a prose poem in fragmented pointillism of sensory input, short strings more the neo-impressionism of pointed images than the hyphenated expressionistic gripes of Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Blake exits stage left followed by

Louis-Ferdinand-Celine

An Inner View of the Human Primate

“Louis Armand’s Breakfast at Midnight flows from the page, a prose poem in fragmented pointillism of sensory input, short strings more the neo-impressionism of pointed images than the hyphenated expressionistic gripes of Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Blake exits stage left followed by

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With our best youlldied greedings…

Seasons greetings from VLAK magazine & Litteraria Pragensia Books! For your reading pleasure, issue 3 of VLAK: Contemporary Poetics & the Arts is now available online via Goodreads. Featuring Ali Alizadeh, Guillermo Suarez Ara, Louis Armand, David Ashford, Zoe Beloff,

Santa_Claus_waiting_for_a_train_IM1203

With our best youlldied greedings…

Seasons greetings from VLAK magazine & Litteraria Pragensia Books! For your reading pleasure, issue 3 of VLAK: Contemporary Poetics & the Arts is now available online via Goodreads. Featuring Ali Alizadeh, Guillermo Suarez Ara, Louis Armand, David Ashford, Zoe Beloff,