Carla Harryman Bibliography (II): Anthologies, Selected Critical Essays and Articles

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Canary Island Connection, ed. Manuel Brito, (Zasterle, 2017)

Writers Who Love Too Much, ed. Dodie Bellamy and Kevin Killian, (Nightboat, 2017)

The Poem is You, ed. with commentary by Stephen Burt, (Harvard Uiversity Press, 2016

Like A Musical Instruments, ed. Larry Fagin with photography by John Sarsgard, (Frankfurt, KY: Broadstone Books, 2014)

Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology: second edition, ed. Paul Hoover (New York, 2013)

Eleven More Women Poets of the 21st Century, ed. Claudia Rankine (Wesleyan University Press, 2012):

The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater, ed. Kevin Killian and David Brazille (Chicago, Kenning Editions, 2010)

The &Now Awards: The Best Innovative Writing, ed. Steve Tomasulo (Illinois, Lake Forest, 2009)

A Best of Fence: First 9 Years, vol. 1, ed. Rebecca Wolfe, (New York: Fence Books, 2009)

Nineteen Lines: A Drawing Center Writing Antholgy, ed. Lytle Shaw (New York, Roof Books and The Drawing Center, 2007)

Not for Mother’s Only, ed. Catherine Wagner and Rebecca Wolf (New York: Fence, 2007)

The Best American Poetry of 2004, ed. Lyn Hejinian and David Lehman (New York: Scribner, 2004)

The Addison Street Anthology, ed. Robert Hass and Jessica Fisher (Berkeley, Calif.: Heydey books, 2004)

Great American Prose Poems, ed. David Lehman (New York: Scribner, 2003)

Poems for the Millennium, vol. 2, ed. Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998)

Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary Margaret Sloan (Hoboken, N.J.: Talisman House, 1998)

The United States of Poetry, ed. Bob Holman (New York: Abrams, 1996)

Out of Everywhere: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America and the U.K., ed. Maggie O’Sullivan (London: Reality Street, 1996)

Models of the Universe: An Anthology of the Prose Poem, ed. Stuart Friebert and David Young (Oberlin, Ohio: Oberlin College Press, 1995)

Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, ed. Paul Hoover (New York, 1995)

The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry 1994-1995, ed. Douglas Messerli, (Los Angeles, 1996)

Out of This Century, ed. Douglas Messerili (Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1994)

O IV Anthology, ed. Leslie Scalapino (Berkeley, Calif.: O Books, 1993)

Resurgent: New Writing by Women (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992)

Out of This World, ed. Ann Waldman (New York: Bobbs and Merrill, 1992)

La lengua radical, ed. Esteban Pugals Gesali (Madrid: University of Madrid, 1992)

49+1 Nouveaux Poètes américains, ed. Emmanuel Hocquard and Claude Royet-Journoud  (Royaumont, Fr.: 1991)

O II Anthology (Berkeley, Calif.: O Books, 1991

Pagina, ed. Manuel Brito, (Barcelona, Sp.: 1990)

Action poétique (Amiens, Fr.: 1989)

In the American Tree (Orono, Me.: National Poetry Foundation, 1986, 2002)

Change (Paris, Fr.: 1981)



“This is a letter about noise, distinction, names, language, and with notes on The Obituary by Gail Scott” in From Our Hearts to Yours: New Narrative as Contemporary Practice, ed. Robin Tremblay-McGaw and Rob Halpern (On Contemporary Practice, 2017)

Introduction to Of Sphere by Karla Kelsey (Essay Press, 2017)

“Toy Boats,” A Guide to Poetics Journal, ed. Lyn Hejinian and Barrett Watten

(Wesleyan University Press, 2013)

“Notes on Poets Theater” in Evening Will Come (, 2012)

“Introduction,” Journal of Narrative Theory 41, no. 1, special issue on Non/Narrative (Spring 2011)

“Something Nation: Radical Spaces of Performance in Linton Kwesi Johnson and cris cheek,” in Diasporic Avant-gardes, ed. Carrie Noland and Barrett Watten (New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2009)

“Conversation with Sawako Nakayasu,” 12X12, ed. Christina Mengert and Joshua Maria Wilkens  (University of Iowa, 2009)

“Acker Unformed,” in Lust for Life, ed. Amy Scholder, Carla Harryman, Avital Ronell (New York and London: Verso, 2006)

“Residues or Revolutions of the Language of Acker and Artaud,” in Devouring Instutitions, ed. Michael Hardin (San Diego: SDSU Press, 2004)

“The Mother of Us All,” How2 (on-line journal), vol. 2, no. 2 (Spring 2004)

“How I Wrote Gardener of Stars,” in Biting the Error, ed. Robert Gluck, Gail Scott, Megan Adams  (Toronto: Coach House Press, 2004)

“Parallel Play,” in The Grand Permission, eds Patricia Dienstfry and Brenda Hilman (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003)

“The Ear of the Poet in the Mouth of the Performer,” How2, (on-line journal) vol. 2, no. 4 (September 2003) “The Nadja and Nanette of Gail Scott’s Main Brides,” in Assembling Alternatives: Reading Postmodern Poetries Transnationally, ed. Romana Huk (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003)

“Of and or Through, a conversation with Marjorie Welish,” Of the Diagram, the work of Marjorie Welish, ed. Aaron Levy and Jean-Michel Rabaté, Slought Publishing: Artist Series (Philadelphia, 2003)

“The Nadja and Nanette of Gail Scott’s Main Brides,” in Gail Scott: Essays on her Works, ed. Lianne Moyes (Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, London: Guernica Press, 2002)

“Site Sampling in Performing Objects Stationed in the Subworld,” in Additional Apparitions, ed. Keith Tuuma (Sheffield, UK: 2002)

“Home in the Book of Daniel: Conversations on Theater and Community,” Trait 2 (Detroit: 2002)

“Rules and Restraints in Women’s Experimental Writing,” in We Who Love to Be Astonished: Women

“Home in the Book of Daniel: Conversations on Theater and Community,” Trait 2 (Detroit: 2002) Experimenters and Performance Writing, ed. Cynthia Hogue and Laura Hinton (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2001)

“Women’s Writing: Hybrid Thoughts on Contingent Hierarchies and Reception,” How2 (on-line journal) vol. 1, no. 2 (September 1999)

“Beautiful Arrangements: The Philosopher’s Suite by Nayland Blake,” in Biannual Exhibition Catalogue (Newport Beach, Calif.: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1991)

“Wild Mothers,” in Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary Margaret Sloan (New Jersey: Talisman House, 1998)

“Home in the Book of Daniel: Conversations on Theater and Community,” Trait 2 (Detroit: 2002)



“Carla Harryman: Poetry as Polarity” interviewed by Gail Scott (Rain Taxi: Summer, 2015)

“Carla Harryman and Catherine Meng” interviewed by Karla Kelsey and Aaron McCoullough (The Conversant, on-line, October 2013)

“Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian,” in conversation with Corina Copp, St. Marks Poetry Project Newsletter #227, April/May 2011

“Carla Harryman” by Renee Gladman in “Reading Carla Harryman,” special section ed. Laura Hinton, journal ed. Redell Olsen (How2, December 2009-December 2010), 34 pages:

“Carla Harryman,” interviewed by Costinella Dragon in [Inter]sections, a trimesterial publication of the University of Bucharest, Romania (October 2009-December 2009).

“To Write within Situations of Contradiction: An Introduction to the Cross-Genre Writing of Carla Harryman,” by Laura Hinton and Carla Harryman, Postmodern Culture Issue 16, Vol. 1 (2006):

Interview with Michael McGee and Jacques Dubrot, Combo 9 ( Providence: 2001)

Interview with Chris Tysh, Poetics Journal: Knowledge 10 (Berkeley and Detroit: 1998)

“An Interview with Carla Harryman,” Megan Simpson, Contemporary Literature 37, vol. 4 (Minn., Winter 1996)

Interview with Manuel Brito, A Suite of Poetic Voices (Santa Brigada, Spain: Kadle Books, 1994)


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