New Book: The Medium Is The Muse [Channeling Marshall McLuhan] is Now Available

22Jul14

Now in print and available from Amazon, B&N, and other online booksellers, an anthology of poetry, poetics, creative writing, and cartoons inspired by  Marshall McLuhan:

 The Medium Is The Muse [Channeling Marshall McLuhan]

Edited by Lance Strate & Adeena Karasick

The cover shows the young college age Marshall McLuhan. It’s from a photograph not previously seen publicly, and is used by permission of the McLuhan Estate, with all rights reserved.

Oracle of the electronic age, Marshall McLuhan  believed artists could wake us and offer new windows into the world.  This diverse collection brings together twenty-nine poets, writers, and  artists  who channel McLuhan as both medium and muse. Like McLuhan’s work, this volume will  delight,  divert, provoke, incite and inspire readers to channel McLuhan in their own imagination and creative endeavors.

Featuring work from: Lillian Allen, Michelle Rae Anderson, Mary Ann Allison, Marleen Barr, David Bateman, Arthur Asa Berger, bill bissett, Tony Burgess, Jerry Harp, Adeena Karasick, William Marshe, John G. McDaid, Jill McGinn, Elizabeth McLuhan, Peter C. Montgomery, Dean Motter, Alexandra Oliver, John Oughton, Si Philbrook, B.W. Powe, Robert Priest, Stephen Roxborough, Lance Strate, Steve Szewczok, Andrea Thompson, Toshio Ushiroguchi-Pigott, John Watts, Dale Winslow, Tom Wolfe.

Table of Contents
Introduction
The medium is   –   Lance Strate
brush up on yr mcluhan / start dewing it now th medium   –   bill bissett
Ping-Pong   –   Tom Wolfe
Man Made Whole Again   –   Tom Wolfe
All the Information in the Sun   –   Robert Priest
Short Sound Play   –   Robert Priest
Micro-Poems   –   Robert Priest
It Came One Day   –    Elizabeth McLuhan
Self Reflection   –   Elizabeth McLuhan
To Sit   –   Elizabeth McLuhan
Chop Gently   –   Elizabeth McLuhan
The Purple Rose of Brooklyn Or, Meeting Marshall McLuhan
(With a Little Help From Mayan Apocalypse Planet X/Nibiru)   –   Marleen Barr
McLuhan Kaleidoscope   –   Mary Ann Allison
Flash in the Pan   –   John McDaid
Start   –   Tony Burgess
dear marshall i know you   –   Stephen Roxborough
Marshalling McLuhan   –   Lillian Allen
Life   –   Peter Montgomery
Messy Necessity   –   Adeena Karasick
In My Blogal Village, Print is Hot   –   Adeena Karasick
Your Leaky Day   –   Adeena Karasick
Reader   –   BW Powe
Technogenie   –   BW Powe
(lang-gwij)?   –   William Marshe
Constitution of Silence   –   Steve Szewczok
we, the real mad poets   –   Jill McGinn
Late Summer Twilight   –   Jerry Harp
Pegged to Invisible Consequences   –   John Oughton
McLuhan’s Bride   –   David Bateman
The Mechanical Bride’s Consolation   –   Michelle Anderson
Curriculum Vitae   –   Alexandra Oliver
M.F.M.: Media Friend Marshall   –   Toshio Ushiroguchi-Pigott
I Wouldn’t Have Seen It If I Hadn’t Believed It: A Probe Poem   –   Andrea Thompson
Dear Mr. Mössbauer, are you online?   –   Dale Winslow
Silent Resonance   –   Dale Winslow
It Was Never a Flower to Begin With   –   Dale Winslow
facebook   –   Si Philbrook
mY parts   –   John Watts
Prose   –   Lance Strate
Centenary   –   Lance Strate
Biographies
Acknowledgments
The volume also includes a series of illustrations by acclaimed comics creator Dean Motter, and a couple by popular culture maven Arthur Asa Berger.

Paperback: ISBN 978-0-9855577-5-1  –  144 pages  –  List price $16.95 (reseller prices are less and vary)  –  5.5”x8.5” perfect bound, paper

Hardcover: ISBN 978-0-9892018-5-8  –  144 pages  –  List price $24.95 (reseller prices are less and vary)  – 5.5”x8.5” hardcover

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