recent published work

falling softly / gently rising
and
is that an island in the mist
in The New Concrete: visual poetry since 2000 (Hayward Publishing, 2015)



FORMATIONS: A Research Residency in aritsts’ books at the Edinburgh College of Art Library, in The Blue Notebook Vol 9 no. 1, October 2014 pp 25-33



two pauses
in Quait edited by Luke Allan, published by sine wave peak






seeing
in p.o.w.9 edited by antonio claudio carvalho





Read an interesting review of the whole series here by Chris McCabe.

[extract]
'A few generations along the line and the great Scottish contribution to modern poetry of Ian Hamilton Finlay and Edwin Morgan  is very much alive in the work of Julie Johnstone (p.o.w. 9) and Richard Price (p.o.w. 10). Julie Johnstone is the editor of the concrete-focussed essence press and has published Thomas A. Clark and Eugen Gomringer. She is a poet who knows how to make the space surrounding words (and letters), and the force of each syllable, work much harder than hundreds of poets who flog the long line as if they've got a tenna eachway on their own poem to hit the end with something close to impressiveness. Her wonderful poems here, in seeing, remind me of Olson's quote (paraphrasing Pound) that what we really love in great poetry is the play of the mind'




slow | motion
in scree 4

edited by Lila Masamoto


This piece was one of my slow | motion reading experiments, with a column of slow on the left hand page and a column of motion on the right hand page:


slow                  |                    motion
slow                  |                    motion
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slow                  |                    motion
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