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Biblio NOLA

NOLA (1950s)
New Orleans Poetry Journal Press. ed by Maxine Cassin 

NOLA (1960s)

The Free Southern Theater ed. by Tom Dent, Richard Schechner and Gilbert Moses, 1969.
NOLA EXPRESS ed. by Darlen Fife and Robert Head, 1969.
Outsider, Issues 1, 2, 3 and 4/5; ed. by John and Louise Webb, 1961-63, 1968-69.
No Big Thing ed. by Eugene "Yictove" M. Turk, (Moret Ptress, 1967). 
New Laurel Review founded by Alice Claudel and ed. by Lee Meitzen Grue, 1960's to present


Cannon, Steve. Groove, Bang, And Jive Around. (Therion Press, 1969).  
Cassin, Maxine. A Touch of Recognition. (The New Poetry Series, 1962).
Fife, Darlene and Robert Head After Word Comes Weird. (Quixote Press, 1969).
Miller, Henry. Order and Chaos. (Loujon Press, 1966).
Young, Al. Dancing. (Corinth Books, 1969).

NOLA (1970s)


Barataria, Issues 1-4; ed. by Louis Gallo and Ralph Adamo, 1974.

Distaff: Forum for Southern Women. ed. by Mary Gehman, 1975.

nkombo, Issue 9; ed. by Kalamu ya Salaam and Tom Dent, 1974.

The Black Collegian. ed. by Kalamu ya Salaam, 1974.
The Ponchartrain Review. ed by Ken Fontenot. (late 1970s-early 80s)

Adamo, Ralph Sadness at the Private University , 1977.
Dent, Tom. Magnolia Street , 1972.
Grue, Lee Meitzen. French Quarter Poems. (Long Measure Press, 1979).
Nolan, James. Why I Live in the Forest.  (Wesleyan Press, 1974).
Maddox, Everette. The Thirteen Original Poems. (Xavier Univ. Press, 1976).
Miller, Henry. Insomnia or The Devil at Large. (Loujon Press, 1970).



Exquisite Corpse ed. by Andrei Codrescu, 1987-2005.
Fell Swoop ed. by Joel Dailey, 1983 to present.
Maple Leaf Rag Anthology ed. by Maxine Cassin, Everette Maddox, and Yorke Corbin, 
New Orleans Poetry Journal Press, 1980; ed. by John Travis, 1994 to present, Portals Press
Mesechabe: A Journal of Surregionalism ed. by John Clark and Dennis Formento, 1980-90's.
Quilt, ed. by Al Young and Ishmael Reed, 1981-1987
Southern Black Cultural Newsletter, Issue 1; ed. by Tom Dent, 1980.

A History of Women and New Orleans ed. by Mary Gehman and Nancy Ries, 1988

Cassin, Maxine. Turnip's Blood. (1985).
Cooley, Peter. NIGHTSEASONS (Carnegie-Mellon Univ. Press, 1983).

Dent, Tom. Blue Lights and Other River Songs , 1982.
Fontenot, Ken. After the Days of Miami. (1980).
Fontenot, Ken. All My Animals and Stars, 1988
Gery, John. Charlemagne: A Song of Gestures. , 1983.

Harris, Nancy. The Ape Woman Story (Portals Press, 1989).
Kane, Julie. Two Into One. (1982).
Kane, Julie. BODY AND SOUL. (Pirogue Publishing, 1987).
Maddox, Everette. Songbook (New Orleans Poetry Journal press, 1982).
Maddox, Everette. Bar Scotch. (Pirogue Publishing, 1988)
McFerren, Martha. Contours for Ritual (LSU Press, 1988).
Murphy, Kay. Autopsy (Portals Press, 1985).
Nolan, James. What Moves Is Not the Wind. (Wesleyan Press, 1980).
Soniat, Katherine. Notes of Departure. 1985.
Soniat, Katherine. Winter Toys. 1989
Yictove. Blue Print. (Portals Press, 1989).

Small Press:

Portals Press ed. by John Travis, various titles, 1989 to present.


Rogue Wave ed. by Beth McCormack, 1996-2004.
Negative Capability Vol. 13, Nos. 2 & 3 ("The Big Easy Crescent City That Care Forgot"), edited by Dale Edmonds, 1993.

Poet-Chief: The Native American Poetics of Waly Whitman and Pablo Neruda by James Nolan. (Univ. of New Mexico, 1994).
New Orleans Review: The Other South vol. 25, no.1-2; ed. by Ralph Adamo, 1995.
The Free People of Color of New Orleans: An Introduction by Mary Gehman, 1996.
New Orleans Review: An Other South vol. 21, no.2 ed. by Ralph Adamo, 1999.
Southern Journey: A Return to the Civil Rights Movement by Tom Dent, 1997.
Trouble the Water: 250 Years of African American Poetry, ed. by Jerry W. Ward. (Mentor Book,1997). 

From a Bend in the River: 100 New Orleans Poets, ed. by Kalamu ya Salaam, 1998. 
360 Degrees, A Revolution of Black Poets ed. by Kalamu ya Salaam, 1998.
Word Up: Black Poetry of the 80's from the Deep South ed. by Kalamu ya Salaam,  1990.


Christian, Marcus B. I Am New Orleans and Other Poems; ed. by Rudolph Lewis and Amin Sharif, 1999.
Dailey, Joel. Lower 48. (Lavender Ink, 1999).
Kamenetz, Rodger. The Missing Jew. (Time Being Books, 1992).
Kane, Julie. The Bartender Poems. 1991.
Komunyakaa, Yusef. Magic City. (Wesleyan Press, 1992).
Martin, Camille. rogue embryo. (Lavender Ink, 1999).
Maddox, Everette. American Waste. (Portals Press, 1993).
McFerren, Martha. WOMEN IN CARS. (Helicon Nine Editions, 1992).
Murphy, Kay. Belief Blues. (Portals Press, 1998).
Osbey, Brenda Marie All Saints: New and Selected Poems , 1997.
Soniat, Katherine. A Shared Life. 1995.
Stock, Robert. Selected Poems: 1947-1980, 1994.
Zu-Bolton, Ahmos. Ain't No Spring Chicken: Selected Poems , 1998.

Small Press:
Lavender Ink ed. by Bill Lavender, various titles, 1990's to present.

Trembling Pillow Press. ed. Dave Brinks and Megan Burns, 1999-present



Constance. Eric Kiesewetter and Patrick Strange, eds., Issues 1-2, 2006, 2008.
MEENA: A Bilingual Literary Magazine, Arabic and English. Khaled Hegazzi and Andy Young, eds., Issues 1-3, 2005 to present.
New Orleans Review. Christopher Chambers, ed., vol. 31, no. 2; ed. by, 2006.
Solid Quarter. Megan Burns, ed., 2006 to present.
YAWP: A Journal of Poetry & Art. Dave Brinks, ed., 2004 to present.
Xavier Review. Richard Collins, ed., vol. 25, no. 2, 2005.

Collections/ Anthologies:
Bauer, Grace and Julie Kane. Umpteen Ways of Looking at a Possum: Critical and Creative Responses to Everette Maddox. (Xavier Review Press, 2006). 
Lavender, Bill and Hank Lazer, eds. Another South: Experimental Writing in the South, 2002.
Murphy, Kay and Beverly Rainbolt. Women Poets Workshop Into Print. (In(Her)itance Press, 2003).
Peite, Heidi. ed. Words of Fire: An Anthology of the Dragon's Den Poetry Night. (Think Tank Press, 2003).
Rowell, Charles Henry, ed. Callaloo. Vol. 29, No. 4, "American Tragedy: New Orleans Under Water" (John Hopkins Univ., 2006).


Boll, Andrea. The Parade Goes On Without You. (NOLAFugees Press, 2009).
Brinks, Dave. The Caveat Onus (Black Widow Press, 2009).
Burns, Megan. Memorial + Sight Lines (Lavender Ink, 2008).
Champagne, Christian Roach Opera (Portals Press, 2007).
Codrescu, Andrei. it was today: new poems (Coffee House Press, 2003).
Codrescu, Andrei. Jealous Witness (Coffee House Press, 2008).
Conti, Thaddeus. aepoetics. (Lavender Ink, 2008).
Evans, Brett. Slosh Models (Factory School, 2009).
Ford, Michael. Olympia Street. (Trembling Pillow Press, 2008).
Ferrara, Gina. Etheral Avalanche (Trembling Pillow Press, 2009).
Jackson, Moose. The Loup Garou. (Lavender Ink, 2009).
Kamenetz, Rodger. The Lower Case Jew. (TriQuarterly Books, 2003).
Kane, Julie. Rhythm & Booze. (Univ. of Illinois, 2003).
Kane, Julie. Jazz Funeral. (2009)
Kearney, Herbert. All Mothers Are Boats. (Simpatico Press, 2008).
Lavender, Bill. I of the Storm. (Trembling Pillow Press, 2006).
Lavender, Bill. TRANSFIXION (Trembling Pillow press, 2009).
Maddox, Everette. Rette's Last Stand. 2004
Moore, Michael "Quess." Blind Visionz , 2006.
Obradovic, Biljana. Frozen Embraces. bilingual, English and Serbian, 2000.
Osundare, Niyi. Pages from the Book of the Sun: New and Selected Poems, 2002.
Pierce, Valentine. Geometry of the Heart. (Portals Press, 2007).
Pfister, Arturo. My Name Is New Orleans: 40 Years of Poetry and Other Jazz , 2009.
Rainbolt, Beverly. The Altar of This Moment (Portals Press, 2003).
Rawls, Alex. Jayne Mansfield's Dog, (Fell Swoop, 2004).
Robinson, Kysha Brown Spherical Woman: Collected Poems , 2009.
Ross, Jimmy. If Books Were Bricks (Think Tank Press, 2003).
Saloy, Mona Lisa. Red Beans And Ricely Yours: Poems, 2005.
Sens, Jean-Mark. Appetite. (Red Hen Press, 2004).
Sinclair, John. Fattening Frogs for Snakes. (Surregional Press, 2002).
Soniat, Katherine. Cracking Eggs. 2000
Soniat, Katherine. Alluvial. 2001.
Ward, Jerry W., The Katrina Papers (UNO Press, 2008).
Young, Andy. All Fires the Fire (Faulkner Books, 2003).

Small Press:
Simpatico Press, ed. by Daniel Kerwick, 2008-present


Anderson, Peter, ed. Dorado, Issue 1, 2009 to present.


Barclay, Lee, ed. What Can't Be Lost. (ULL, 2010).
Folse, Mark and Sam Jasper, eds.. A Howling in the Wires, (Gallatin & Toulouse, 2010).
Hogue, Cynthia and Rebecca Ross. When the Waters Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina (UNO Press, 2010).

Dailey, Joel. surprised by french fries. (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011)
Grue, Lee Meitzen. Downtown, (Trembling Pillow Press, 2011).
Kerwick, Daniel. Attach It To Earth. (Foothills Press, 2011)
Lavender, Bill. A Field Guide to Trees. (Foothills Publishing, 2011).
Munsterman, Geoff. According to the Drunken Elders of My Past, (Next Left Press, 2010).
Osundare, Niyi. City Without People. (Black Widow Press, 2011). 
Richard, Brad. Motion Studies. (Word Works, 2010). 
Rowe, David. Unsolicited Poems, (Verna Press, 2010).
Sinclair, John. SONG OF PRAISE  Homage To John Coltrane, (Trembling Pillow, 2011).
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