ALAN DAVIES

WRITING RESUME


 

BOOKS

slough cup hope tantrum, Other Publications, Boston, 1975

SPLIT THIGHS, Other Publications, Boston, 1976

a an av es, Potes & Poets Press, Needham MA, 1981

ABUTTAL, Casement Books, New York City, 1982

MNEMONOTECHNICS, Potes & Poets Press, Needham MA, 1982

ACTIVE 24 HOURS, Roof, New York City, 1982

PURSUE VERITABLE SIMPLES/SEND US THE DIFFICULT JOBS, Annex, Ithaca, 1983

NAME, This, San Francisco, 1986

SIGNAGE, Roof, New York City, 1987

CANDOR, O Books, Berkeley, 1990

LIFE, Casement Books, Salisbury CT, 1990

(an untitled book collaboration with M. M. Winterford), Zasterle Press, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1994

RAVE, Roof, New York City, 1994

PANTHER, Other Publications, Cold Spring NY, 1995

Sei Shonagon, hole books, Ottawa, 1995

SERENITY, Other Publications, New York City, 2001

PAIN, Other Publications, New York City, 2001

Book 2, Other Publications & Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, New York City, 2002

Book 3 / BAD DAD, Other Publications, New York City, 2003

LIFE, O Books, Oakland, forthcoming 2003


 

 

 

 

 

ANTHOLOGIES

Now We Are Six, Coach House Press, Toronto, 1975

Language Sampler, ed. Charles Bernstein, The Paris Review, New York City, 1982

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, ed. Charles Bernstein and Bruce Andrews, The University of Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale, 1984

Writing/Talks, ed. Bob Perelman, The University of Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale, 1985

In the American Tree, ed. Ron Silliman, The National Poetry Foundation, Orono ME, 1986

"Language" Poetries, ed. Douglas Messerli, New Directions, New York City, 1987

O ONE/AN ANTHOLOGY, ed. Leslie Scalapino, O Books, Berkeley, 1988

PATTERNS/CONTEXTS/TIME, issue of Tyuonyi, Santa Fe, 1990

Postmodern Poetries, ed, Jerome McGann, issue of Verse, Fife, Scotland, Salford, England, and Williamsburg, VA

O/two An Anthology, ed. Leslie Scalapino, O Books, Berkeley, 1991

Recent American Poetry and Poetics, ed. Manuel Brito, Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1991

WAR 0/3, ed. Leslie Scalapino, O Books, Berkeley, 1991

Gradina, Novisad, Yugoslavia, 1991

49 + 1 Nouveaus Poetes Americains, Royaumont, France, 1991

OUT OF THIS WORLD, ed. Anne Waldman, Crown Publishers, New York City, 1991

BENEATH A SINGLE MOON, ed. Kent Johnson and Craig Paulenich, Shambhala, Boston & London, 1991

FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CENTURY: A NEW AMERICAN POETRY

1960-1990, ed. Douglas Messerli, Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1994

enough, ed. Leslie Scalapino, O Books, Oakland, 2003

WEB INCARNATIONS

DON’T KNOW ALAN, collaboration with Miles Champion, hosted by Louis Cabri and Aaron Levy

a an av es, hosted by Kenneth Goldsmith and Craig Douglas Dworkin

May 5, 2001 reading at Double Happiness, hosted by Brian-Kim Stefans

November 5, 2005 reading at Bowery Poetry Club, hosted by Nada Gordon & Gary Sullivan

from Cold Spring, hosted by Jack Kimball

from THIS IS THINKING, hosted by Jack Kimball


RECORDINGS

FROM NAME AND "SHARED SENTENCES", American Poetry Archives, San Francisco, 1988 (audio and video)

"EMPLACEMENTS" LECTURE, American Poetry Archives, San Francisco, 1988 (audio and video)

80 LANGTON STREET READING, American Poetry Archives, San Francisco, 1988 (audio and video)

LIVE AT THE EAR, ed., Richard Dillon, E1emenope Productions, Pittsburgh, 1995 (audio)


LECTURES

Life Ought to Be Like Painting; Still, Naropa, Boulder, 1977

ABUTTAL, Sally Silvers' Loft, New York City, 1981

SKIN, Anthology Film Archives, New York City, 1982 LANGUAGE/MIND/WRITING, 80 Langton Street, San Francisco, 1982

IF WORDS HAD MEANING, Segue, New York City, 1984

STRONG LANGUAGE, Ear Inn, New York City, 1986

EMPLACEMENTS, 80 Langton Street, San Francisco, 1988

SYMPOSIUM TALK TRANSCRIPT, St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York City, 1987

CARLA, Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 1990

VOID WHERE INHIBITED, Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 1990

PEER PLEASURE, Gallery 101, Ottawa, 1991

PEER PLEASURE (partial), Ear Inn, New York City, 1991

SAME OLD NEW SHIT (partial), Mental Reading Series (University of Toronto), Toronto, 1993

SAME OLD NEW SHIT, Ear Inn, New York City, 1993

SAME OLD NEW SHIT (partial), Arts Court, Ottawa, 1993

SAME OLD NEW SHIT, Universidad de los Canarias, La Laguna, Canary Islands, 1994

PEER PLEASURE, Universidad de los Canarias, La Laguna, Canary Islands, 1994

CARLA, Universidad de los Canarias, La Laguna, Canary Islands, 1994

 

EDITOR

Other Publications Books

        Phillip Whidden, Fall from Decadence, 1971

        John Wieners, The Lanterns Along the Wall, 1972

        Alan Davies, slough cup hope tantrum, 1975

        Alan Davies, Split Thighs, 1976

        Mary Lane, xxxxxxxxxx

        Aram Saroyan, The Bolinas Book

        Lewis Warsh, Immediate Surrounding

        Michael Gottlieb, The Night Book, 1998

        Alan Davies, Panther, 1995

        Alan Davies, Serenity, 2001

        Alan Davies, Pain, 2001

        Michael Gottlieb, The Dust, (with Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), 2002

        Pat Reed, The Lost Coast, (with Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), 2002

        Alan Davies, Book 2, (with Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), 2002

        Brenda Iijima, Spacious, (with Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), 2002

Oculist Witnesses

        Three issues

A Hundred Posters

       Forty issues, 1976 to 1981


REVIEWED BY

(unknown), review, Northeast Rising Sun

Ken Edwards, review of ACTIVE 24 HOURS, Reality Studios, Vol. 5, 1984

Gary Lenhart, "Poetry Landscapes", review of ACTIVE 24 HOURS, American Book Review, July-Aug., Sept.-Oct., 1984

Charles Bernstein, "I Think I Understand Alan Davies", review of ABUTTAL, Jimmy & Lucy's House of "K", #2, August, 1984; reprinted in Charles Bernstein, Content's Dream, Sun & Moon Press, 1985

P. Inman, review of ACTIVE 24 HOURS, Washington Review, Volume X, Number 3, October/November, 1984

A.L. Nielsen, review of ACTIVE 24 HOURS, Gargoyle, Issue 27, 1985

Tom Beckett, "POETRY & TRUTH?, review of ACTIVE 24 HOURS, Jimmy & Lucy's House of "K", #7, Dec. 1986

Jerome J. McGann, "Contemporary Poetry, Alternate Routes", Critical Inquiry, Volume 13, Number 3, Spring 1987

Kevin Killian, review of NAME, Traffic 5, April-June 1987

Benjamin Hollander, "I THINK I UNDERSTAND ALAN DAVIES' 'NAME"', review of NAME, Acts 7, 1987

Bruce Campbell, review of NAME, Sulfur 21, 1988

Gordon, "AND THERE'S NOTHING FOR ME BUT MARIA", review of NAME, Jimmy & Lucy's House of "K", #8, Jan. 1988

Charles Bernstein, "Wittgensteiniana", Fiction International, 1989

Barrett Watten, about 1988 New Langton Residency, New Langton Arts, 1989

Robert Buckeye, "Language Maligned/The Seduction of Mimi", review of SIGNAGE, Contact II, Spring 1990

Charles Bernstein. "Further Sightings", review of CANDOR and LIFE (Casement Books), Sulfur 28, 1991

Richard Silberg, "New and Noted", review of CANDOR, Poetry Flash 218, 1991

Chris Stroffolino, "Two Recent Books", review of CANDOR, Painted Bride Quarterly, Number 46, 1992

Jerome McGann, BLACK RIDERS, general mention and review of "Language Mind Writing", Princeton University Press, 1993

Paul Mann, "A Poetics of Its Own Occasion", review of CANDOR, Contemporary Literature XXXV, 1, 1994

Manuel Brito, " Alan Davies pronuncia conferencias en la Universidad de La Laguna", article about La Laguna conference lectures, La gaceta de Canarias, La Laguna, June 9, 1994

Tom Beckett, review of Sei Shonagon, Taproot Reviews, Issue # 9/10

Louis Cabri, general treatment of critical ideas, The Capilano Review, Series 2, No. 34, Spring 2001

Juliana Spahr, Poetry In a Time of Crisis, Poetry Project Newsletter