Pocket Lint (A New Journal)

I have admired Warren Dean Fulton for years, maybe since I saw some of his cute little chapbooks like the U.S. Sonnets of George Bowering:

That was published by Pooka Press in 2007. Warren’s been on my radar ever since. And though I am trying to get off Facebook. I DID see a message from Warren inviting me to submit to his new journal Pocket Lint. He said the journal was going to focus on shorter forms and was hoping I’d offer some American Sentences, which I did and which he accepted. (Three of them anyway. Which three? Buy the journal and find out! He picked the good ones!) And what a great cover:

And I do love the back cover as well featuring an image by Gary Barwin:

Inside find work by CA Conrad, postcard legend J.I. Kleinberg, former postcarder Amanda Earl and this beautiful poem by Jocelyne Smallian-Khan:






Submissions for Issue #2 are open until June 12, 2021 at 12M PDT pocketlint2021@gmail.com

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). www.POPO.cards. He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: https://paulenelson.com/americanprophets/) has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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1 Response to Pocket Lint (A New Journal)

  1. Awesome write up of an inspirational new journal, the kind of journal that creative writing used to be about, handmade with care.

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