A Seneca Journal

by Jerome Rothenberg

"Jerome Rothenberg is one of the truly contemporary American poets who has returned U.S. poetry to the mainstream of international modern literature. At the same time he is a true autochthon. Only here and now could have produced him - a swinging orgy of Martin Buber, Marcel Duchamp, Gertrude Stein, and Sitting Bull. No one writing poetry today has dug deeper into the roots of poetry."
— Kenneth Rexroth

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To Know Others, Various & Free

by Robert Gibbons

“Good to know that Gibbons and Nine Point Publishing have created a third volume to form a Trilogy, along with This Time and Traveling Companion. I go with him on Goya, Goya, Goya, and like the way his voice comes across naturally at the same moment perceiving. I don’t know much else in English like it. The books are finely done, too.”
— John Felstiner
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Olson/Still: Crossroad

by Robert Gibbons

Prose pieces on the "similarities & distinctions between art in paint by Clyfford Still, & art in language by Charles Olson. The vertical in both is a matter of digging & penetration, not only into the matter of the work, but that of the self."
— from "Abstract Lines"

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news & press at nine point publishing

Rothenberg’s A Seneca Journal back on shelves again
Posted December 3, 2013

To the original edition of A Seneca Journal, which New Directions stopped printing over five years ago, this Nine Point reissue now adds a final section by Rothenberg and Seneca singer Richard Johnny John of translations from the Senecas’ "Society of the Mystic Animals," a riveting example of what Rothenberg later came to call "total translation." (read more)

Publisher of Fine Editions | Geoff Gronlund, Editor