29 January 2014


Hey Michael,

I’m currently enjoying a nice, long residency at the Lynden Sculpture Garden. These are the three books I’ve spent the most time with up here:

ARK, Ronald Johnson (Flood Editions, 2013)

Fieldworks: From Place to Site in Postwar Poetics, Lytle Shaw (Alabama, 2013)

The Once and Future Great Lakes Country, John L. Riley (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013)

Excluding field guides, I also have with me:

Aspiration, George Albon (Omnidawn, 2013)

The Ground Aslant: An Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry, ed. Harriet Tarlo (Shearsman, 2011)

Earn Your Milk: Collected Prose, Tom Raworth (Salt Publishing, 2009)

Ronald Johnson: Life and Works, eds. Joel Bettridge and Eric Murphy Selinger (NPF, 2008)

Mediatio: The Printer Printed: Manifesto, Alan Loney (Cuneiform Press, 2004)

Ideograms in China, Henri Michaux, trans. Gustaf Sobin (New Directions, 2002)

Once Again for Thucydides, Peter Handke (New Directions, 1998)

‘damaged nature, auto-destructive art,’ Gustav Metzger (Coracle Press, 1996)

Nineteen Ways of Looking at Wang Wei, Eliot Weinberger & Octavio Paz (Moyer Bell, 1987)

The Ledger, Robert Kroetsch (Brick Books, 1975)

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, John Muir (University of Wisconsin Press, 1965)

My soundtrack at Lynden has consisted of:

Sigbjorn Apeland & Nils Økland – Lysøen (Hommage à Ole Bull)

Jim Baker –  More Questions Than Answers

Ives – Symphony 2; Los Angeles Philharmonic

Ives –  Symphony 4; The Cleveland Orchestra

Mahler – Symphony No. 7; Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Nurit Tilles – David Mahler: Only Music Can Save Me Now

Pullman – Turnstyles & Junkpiles

Star Valley – Spring 2009 Soundscapes



Chuck Stebelton is author of The Platformist (The Cultural Society, 2012) and Circulation Flowers (Tougher Disguises, 2005). Recent print objects and chapbooks include Dry Fly Etymology, Trillium, Aversions, Oubliette, and P.S. (all privately printed); Asterisk (Number 13, Fewer & Further Press); 'Tis (John Riepenhoff Experience); A Maximal Object (Mitzvah Chaps), Flags and Banners (Bronze Skull Press), and Precious (Answer Tag Home Press). He works as Literary Program Director at Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee.

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