November 20, 2009

a Down in the Dirt chapbook
The Breathing Room: Spirit Light Naming Sound
by Mark Fleury
This is available as a free web (PDF file) download, but it will also appear in the Down in the Dirt collection book of August-December 2009 issues and supplement issues, released in November 2009.
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This chapbook also appears in Ink in my Blood (Poetry Edition).

October 23, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Crazy
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook of Janet Kuypers’s short story “ Crazy”, which was performed in an impromptu feature 10/20/09 at the Cafe in Chicago.
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October 7, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
the Cutting Room Floor
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook of Janet Kuypers’s poems included in the 10/07/09 performance art show at the Palos Park Public Library includes select old poems plus a large number of new poems, including “Twitter length” poems (poems that can fit into private twitter “Tweets”, like on the invitation-only page http://twitter.com/janetkuypers).
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October 6, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Promotions from the Children’s Table
by Michael Ceraolo
This is available as a free web (PDF file) download, but it will also appear in the cc&d collection book of September-December 2009 issues and supplement issues, released in November 2009.
PDF

This chapbook also appears in Ink in my Blood (Poetry Edition).

October 2, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Chicago Calling
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook of Janet Kuypers’s poems included in the 10/02/09 performance art show at the last night of performance art at Mercury Cafe in Chicago. All of these pieces were read live, and performed with musician recordings from other part of the country (like Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Ohio, as well as England and South Africa).
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August 8, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Getting Wired
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook based on an 08/08/09 performance art show at Starbucks in Chicago.
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August 3, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
a Woman on the Beach
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook based on an 08/02/09 performance art show at “Beach Poets” in Chicago.
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July 31, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Disenfranchised Doggerel
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook based on an 07/31/09 performance art show at Mercury Cafe in Chicago, with background music by Order from Chaos.
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July 6, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
One Acts
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook based on an 07/06/09 performance art show in downtown Chicago.
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June 8, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Creation Relation
by Janet Kuypers
This is a chapbook based on poetry reading throughout the midwest (Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee) on 05/10/09, both before and after visiting the Creation Museum for humor’s sake (to witness the ludicrosity of the religious altering and misinterpreting of science to justify proofless beliefs). This chapbook contains not only poetry, but also an editorial about the Creation Museum in Kentucky.
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May 25, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Venture to the Unknown
a Janet Kuypers poem
with NASA and Hubble Images

This chapbook of copyright-free images from NASA (through STScI) and the Hubble telescope over the years accompanies the single poem Venture to the Unknown, which was originally written forthe performance art show The Other Side. All of the images from the chapbook are also displayed on this website.

Though this chapbook is not available for individual sale, it will appear in a cc&d issue collection book, and in the 2009 Scars collection book Ink in my Blood.
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low-res (1.7 meg)


Two versions of this chapbook are available for free viewing/download: the low-res version is only 1.7 meg, but because image quality is so vital in this chapbnook, a 247.2 meg high-res chapbook is also available.

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high-res (247.2 meg)


May 9, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
the 2009 Cana-Dixie Union
by Janet Kuypers

a 05/09/09 Kuypers meeting with C Ra McGuirt (of Penny Dreadful Press) in Nashville, Tennessee is the second meeting of the two poetry heads. In this meeting they read poems (and as an added bonus John Yotko read a few poems and played the guitar, and Ryan Holder plated the guitar throughout the evening with original songs).
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May 5, 2009

Colon Wanted
Charles Michael Craven

a cc&d chapbook

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April 21, 2009

The Alphabetical Atheist
Andrew Rihn

a Scars Publications chapbook

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This chapbook also appears in Ink in my Blood (Poetry Edition).

April 14, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
the 2009 Poetry Game Show
by Janet Kuypers

a 04/14/09 Kuypers feature at the Cafe (5115 North Lincoln Ave., Chicago), where she is a game show host (of “the Poetry Game Show”), where 6 poets and musicians (Charlie Newman, Bob “the Bobster” Rashkow, Cathleen Schandelmeier, John Yotko, Chris Gallinari and Wayne Allen Jones) “compete” by reading one of her poems. This chapbook is what was read by contestants as well as Kuypers in this ‒game show.”
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March 17, 2009

a cc&d chapbook
Once Took Poetry
to the Streets

by Janet Kuypers

Based on the existing Taking Poetry to the Streets video placed in a chapbook from reading poetry in the streets in Tennessee, Louisiana & Florida, past videos of “Taking Poetry to the Streets” were found for this archive. This chapbook release of Once Took Poetry to the Streets is also linked to a highly intensive video site of past readings in a number of states over the years.
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February 26, 2009

(for the 02/28/09 live show)

Give Me 5 Minutes
by Janet Kuypers

Poetry collected for a 5 minute poetry appearance February 28th at the Anniversary Mega Reading at Mercury Cafe (1505 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago) with new poetry and portry that has never been read before live.

a cc&d chapbook
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February 11, 2009

The Grammarian and Other Poems
by Christian Ward

a Scars Publications chapbook

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This chapbook also appears in Ink in my Blood (Poetry Edition).

January 25, 2009 Taking Poetry to the Streets
by Janet Kuypers

After seeing an image of a Chicago poet reading poetry in the streets of Chicago for an event, Kuypers decided to collect some poems and read them not only in the streets, but also at parks, resaurants, a gas station and even a mall in Nashville (in from of the life-sized replica of the Parthenon), New Orleans and Naples in December 2008 (one poem was even read on the street on Christmas day).

You can also view the Taking Poetry to the Streets for video from reading poetry in the streets.


a cc&d chapbook
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January 19, 2009

Rhododendron in a Time of War
by Corey Cook

a cc&d chapbook

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This chapbook also appears in Ink in my Blood (Poetry Edition).

January 9, 2009 the Cana-Dixie Union
by Janet Kuypers

A chapbook of Janet Kuypers writings read by both Janet Kuypers and C Ra McGuirt (founder of Penny Dreadful Press) at C Ra McGuirt’s Nashville, Tennessee retreat on both 12/20/08 and 12/21/08.

You can also view the Cana-Dixie Union Web Page for video from the evening of poetry.


a cc&d chapbook
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