John M. Bennett

N/A Luna Bisonte Productions
Columbus, OH 43214-7505

Author's Bio

John M. Bennett has published over 400 books and chapbooks of poetry and other materials. Among the most recent are EN LA VUELTA DE LA VOZ (edicionesDELcementerio); EL GRIFO (Escáner Cultural); SELECT POEMS (Poetry Hotel Press); TRANSDUCTIONES, with Fabio Doctorovich, (Postypographika); CHAPOPOTE FOG (Bongo Books Edicionesm); YES IT IS, with Sheila E. Murphy, (Luna Bisonte Prods); THE FLUKE ILLUMINATOR, with Michael Peters, (Luna Bisonte Prods); rOlling COMBers (Potes & Poets Press); MAILER LEAVES HAM (Pantograph Press); LOOSE WATCH (Invisible Press); CHAC PROSTIBULARIO (with Ivan Arguelles; Pavement Saw Press); HISTORIETAS ALFABETICAS (Luna Bisonte Prods); PUBLIC CUBE (Luna Bisonte Prods); THE PEEL (Anabasis Press); GLUE (xPress(ed)); LAP GUN CUT (with F. A. Nettelbeck; Luna Bisonte Prods); INSTRUCTION BOOK (Luna Bisonte Prods); la M al (Blue Lion Books); CANTAR DEL HUFF (Luna Bisonte Prods); SOUND DIRT (with Jim Leftwich; Luna Bisonte Prods); BACKWORDS (Blue Lion Books); NOS (Redfox Press); D RAIN B LOOM (with Scott Helmes; xPress(ed)); CHANGDENTS (Offerta Speciale); L ENTES (Blue Lion Books); NOS (Redfoxpress); SPITTING DDREAMS (Blue Lion Books); ONDA (with Tom Cassidy; Luna Bisonte Prods); 30 DIALOGOS SONOROS (with Martín Gubbins; Luna Bisonte Prods); BANGING THE STONE (WITH Jim Leftwich; Luna Bisonte Prods); FASTER NIH (Luna Bisonte Prods); RREVES (Editions du Silence); NEOLIPIC (Argotist); LAS CABEZAS MAYAS/MAYA HEADS (Luna Bisonte Prods); BALAM MALAB (Logan Elm Press); LA VISTA GANCHA (Luna Bisonte Prods); THE SOCK SACK/UNFINISHED FICTIONS/MORE INSERTS (with Richard Kostelanetz; Luna Bisonte Prods); T ICK TICK TIC K (Chalked Editions and White Sky Books); THIS IS VISUAL POETRY (This is Visual Poetry); EL HUMO LETRADO: POESÍA EN ESPAÑOL (Chalk Editions; 2nd ed. White Sky Books); ZABOD (Tonerworks); TEXTIS GLOBBOLALICUS (3 vols.; mOnocle-Lash Anti-Press); NITLATOA (Luna Bisonte Prods); OHIO GRIMES AND MISTED MEANIES (with Ben Bennett, Bob Marsh, Jack Wright; Edgetone Records); SUMO MI TOSIS (White Sky Books); CORRESPONDENCE 1979-1983 (with Davi Det Hompson; Luna Bisonte Prods); THE GNAT’S WINDOW (Luna Bisonte Prods); DRILLING FOR SUIT MYSTERY (with Matthew T. Stolte; Luna Bisonte Prods); OBJECT OBJET (with Nicolas Carras; Luna Bisonte Prods); CARAARAC & EL TÍTULO INVISIBLE (Luna Bisonte Prods); LIBER X (Luna Bisonte Prods; CUITLACOCHTLI (Xexoxial Editions); BLOCK (Luna Bisonte Prods); THE STICKY SUIT WHIRS (Luna Bisonte Prods); PICO MOJADO (with Byron Smith; Luna Bisonte Prods); SOLE DADAS & PRIME SWAY (Luna Bisonte Prods); OLVIDOS (Luna Bisonte Prods); SACARON NAVAJAS (Redfoxpress); AREÑAL (with Luis Bravo; Yaugurú); and LA CHAIR DU CENOTE (Fidel Anthelme X). He has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues. He was editor and publisher of LOST AND FOUND TIMES (1975-2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. Richard Kostelanetz has called him “the seminal American poet of my generation”. His work, publications, and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University (St. Louis), SUNY Buffalo, The Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major libraries. His PhD (UCLA 1970) is in Latin American Literature.

Publications and Prizes

Chac Prostibulario
(Pavement Saw Press, 2001)
, Door Door
(Juxta/, 3300)
, Glue
(xPress(ed), 2005)
, Instruction Book
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2006)
, Know Other
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 1998)
, la M al, 2nd ed. rev.
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2015)
, Mailer Leaves Ham
(Pantograph Press, 1999)
, Mirror Máscaras
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2014)
, Prime Sway
(Texture Press, 1996)
, rOlling COMBers
(Potes & Poets Press, 2000)
, Seasons
(Spectacular Diseases Press, 1997)
, The Inexplicaciones of the Dreams of Bibana Padilla Maltos
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2016)
, The Peel
(Anabasis, 2004)
, Un Checheo Incipiente
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2015)
, Vertical Sleep
(Luna Bisonte Productions, 2015)
Caliban, Texture

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Last updated: Jul 29, 2016