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Fractal Edge Press

Warning: Conscience Under Pressure

Catalog Number: 
zine, Warning: Conscience Under Pressure
Date: 
2004
Edition: 
First edition
Volume: 
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Abstract: 
"The collected signature poems of Billy Tuggle show the unified vision and clear voice that has carried Tuggle as a representative of Chicago into the 2004 and 2005 National Slam Poetry Championships. An accomplished vocalist and human beat-box combines the melody and rhythms of his other passions in poems that ring with the call for social justice, the tolerance for differences, and the pride in ethnic roots that is the delightful and moving legacy of a retired graffiti artist." (abstract taken from amazon.com)
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1933126035

Back Beat

Location

P.O. Box 220586
60622-0586 Chicago, IL
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, DeGenova, Rossiter
Date: 
2006
Edition: 
2nd
Abstract: 
This book showcases work by two poets, Albert DeGenova and Charles Rossiter. It "combines prose memoirs supplying context with poems supplying the rhythm and pulse of real lives." The updated second edition contains 11 new poems and updated text.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract taken from fractaledgepress website.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-933126-18-3

Dead machine city

Catalog Number: 
Book, Newman
Date: 
2005
Abstract: 
Introduction by Wayne Allen Jones- Charlie Newman's poetry comes at you from a ragged left margin, but two lines into any poem and you realize there is nothing ragged about the left of charlie's writing or his vision. His lines, images, ironies, and voice ring with precision and rhythm of tool steel hammers pounding on the hull of the sunken freighter of the body politic looking for survivors...
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Includes CD of poems with music by John Drexler and JT Neiser.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1933126175

She: Tales of Womyn

Catalog Number: 
b.3.12
Date: 
2005
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
Short stories. “She mines twenty-five years of therapeutic engagement with womyn and men and extracts powerful stories centered on a wide variety of themes encountered in the complex and troubled lives of womyn searching for indentities, running along the precarious edge between inner reality and socially dictated roles, suffering and coping with the varieties of abuse visited on womyn with frightening frequency.”
Language: 
eng
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-933126-20-5

Shooting Dead Films with Poets

Catalog Number: 
book,Vitkauskas
Date: 
2004
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
One in a series of chapbooks published of writers at the Guild Complex. A collection of dedication poems taken from a larger varied collection. "These poems are not observations, rather, they attempt to assemble the initial call to subject and infuse the the response through use of anticipated response, or channeling."
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1933126000

Black on White: Beyond the M.C.

Catalog Number: 
b.3.9
Date: 
2004
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
A collection of varied poems, mostly observations on contemporary culture and freedom. Much on writing and being a poet, as well as personal struggles.
Language: 
eng
Subjects: 
Format: 
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-933126-01-9

A Fine Line

Catalog Number: 
b.3.8
Date: 
2004
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
One in a series of chapbooks published of writers at the Guild Complex. “Maureen Tolman Flannery has grounded her poetics in the various landscapes of her life: Wyoming, where she grew up the daughter of a rancher; Mexico, where she has become infatuated with the rich complexity of Mexican culture and geography; and Chicago, where she has settled to raise her family fo three sons and a daughter. These offspring, along with her husband of thirty-five years, provide much grist for her poetical mill.”
Language: 
eng
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-933126-05-1

Marginal State

Catalog Number: 
b.3.26
Date: 
2006
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
<p>From the introduction: &quot;Poetry as Social Engagement.&quot;</p><p> &quot;Through distilled verse and hard imagery, I expose the effects of our social, cultural, and political practices on the human condition. My poetry explores the twisting of language for both political and personal gain. Growing up in domestic violence taught me about structures of power and dominance, about the use of violence and fear in order to control, and about the role of language in breaking the spirit.&quot;<br /></p>
Language: 
eng
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-933126-24-8

Decades of Rehearsal

Catalog Number: 
b.3.3
Date: 
2004
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
Wayne Allen Jones is subject to &ldquo;en-too-ziasms&rdquo; (Southside for not knowing when to stop). This volume is the third in eighteen months. Written in 1999 and 2000, these poems speak with a new voice &ndash; bolder, more forceful, more energetic, more passionate. The risks are manifold &ndash; in subject, point of view, tone, and length &ndash; the history of a steel mill and its workers, the ritual of fathers giving guns to sons, a dramatic monologue from a piece of the cross borne by Jesus, a nine-part study on types of rope, and an even longer poem about a misguided walkabout in the Arizona desert.<br /><br />Shorter poems put breathing room between the longer ones, and many speak to the theme of the first book, Stone Works &ndash; the way people make sense of the world by imposing their own meanings on what they perceive, what happens, and how they respond. <br />
Language: 
eng
Notes: 
Abstract borrowed from Fractal Edge.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0-9722553-2-X

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