Edric Mesmer

Edric Mesmer collates an international journal of anglophone poetry called Yellow Field from Buffalo, New York. He is the author of the chapbooks Intaking Water (Seapressed/ meta) and Yrtemmys (PressBoardPress).

Due Fault

           after Loy i in pound psalt aspersions as pert as locutions— a balm for the faux prince confused for for cannon fodder with a dauphin daft as can be had, greasing an Occitan flute of meth au gratin, flagellum off …

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Little Magazines Exemplars: A Companion Piece to ‘To Anthologise the Now Perpetually’

There simply is no easily had “brief record” of modern and contemporary little magazines held by the University at Buffalo’s Poetry Collection; even if we were to divide by era, geography, or special interest—there are, after all, over 9,000 such …

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To Anthologise the Now Perpetually: The Literary Situation of the Small Press and the Archive

“The little magazine is not difficult to define,” write David Miller and Richard Price: it is an anthology of work by strangers; an anthology of work by friends; an exhibition catalogue without the existence of the exhibition; a series of …

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