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Among the Neighbors: Virtual Launch

Friday, March 3rd, 2023

The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries will present a virtual launch for Among the Neighbors, a pamphlet series for the study of little magazines and small press cultures, on Friday, March 10 at 4pm via Zoom. This  roundtable discussion, moderated by series editor Edric Mesmer, will feature contributors to the most recent issues in the series, including Krystal Languell and Maxe Crandall of Belladonna* collaborative; Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés and Lillien Waller of The Sisters of Color collective; and Nick Sturm and Anne Waldman.

Issue 21   A Bibliography of Belladonna* Collaborative Chaplets, 2000-2020, by Krystal Languell

Issue 22   “Kindred Spirits Spark”: An Exploration of the Origins and Evolution of

The Sisters of Color  Writers Collective and Its Literary Journal SEEDS

Edited by Esperanza Cintrón and Lori Anderson Moseman

Issue 23    Published at The Poetry Project: a bibliography of the little magazines

and small press books published at The Poetry Project at

St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, by Nick Sturm

Among the Neighbors came about equally to answer and to create a call for conversation on noncommercial literary magazines that publish experimental writings by relatively unknown authors. Part of what makes this occasional pamphlet series an essential publication is that it encourages informal and formal, nonacademic and academic approaches to telling the history of little magazines. Contributors are scholars themselves or former editors of little magazines, and almost all are poets.

Friday, March 10, 2023

4:00 pm EST

Via Zoom

For information on obtaining issues, or contributing a proposal, contact Edric Mesmer at