Issue 3.26

Spring 2015

Editor: Brook Houglum

Issue 3.26 (Spring 2015) is a special issue on “Pacific Poetries” featuring work that takes up Pacific regional environments and poetics, trans-Pacific migration and geopolitics, and more. The issue features a series of short conversations and collaborations between writers and artists from Vancouver to LA to Sydney to Seoul; poems and video stills from Fred Wah and Nicola Harwood’s project “High Muck a Muck” on Chinese immigration to Canada; artwork by Sonny Assu, Henry Tsang, Cindy Mochizuki, and Hong Kong-based Map Office; New Zealand-based Lisa Samuels’s folio of work from Pacific Oceania; and new texts by Jordan Abel, Rae Armantrout, Roger Farr, Jen Hofer, Ya-Wen Ho, Glen Lowry, Daphne Marlatt, Garry Thomas Morse, Vaughan Rapatahana, Renee Saklikar, and many others.

Print: $10


pacific ocean

the future is floral

from The Micronesian Kingfisher [i sihek]

kaore warewave

from Interventions On The Imaginary

from Soft Shroud

Ode to Working Group II

Aotearoa Experiments

from Some alphabet of hereness

From The Antipodes extract

handmade production

High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese


On pelagic space: a projection (part one)

from volume 2 of thecanadaproject, a long poem, thot-j-bap

Poems for Autumn 秋天的詩篇

On Australasian Poetics

from Port of Dream and Paper: new works from Koganecho and Yonago, Japan

Disputed & The Invisible Islands

from "On Time," an excerpt from 604

"We are both islanders": Northwest Coast and Fijian Weaving

Pacific Green Turtle

Prairie Harbour (9)

Orange County

A Reprieve, or A Sunday Afternoon at the Padang


reviews Charles Olson and Frances Boldereff: A Modern Correspondence

Ceci n'est pas une pipeline

on art in Reykjavík

reviews Elif Sofya's Dik Âlâ

Cover: from Back Home with Baudelaire, 2005, Video transferred to DVD, silent, 10:00 minutes

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