Factory School. 2007. 134 pages, perfect bound, 6.5x9.
Gary Sullivan came over for a visit and we talked about blogs. He said,
"Get an idea of what you want to do and a title and go with that."
Walking around Central Park on a cold day in January 2003, I thought
about my handwritten journals filled with unpublished writings and visualized
blogging these as synchronic meditations. Then the title came to me,
fait accompli, and the subtitles, spellbound speculations,
|Nick Piombino opened his ongoing blog ::fait accompli:: (nickpiombino.blogspot.com) in February, 2003. In addition to fait accompli, his books include Poems (Sun and Moon), The Boundary of Blur (Roof), Light Street (Zasterle), Theoretical Objects (Green Integer), Two Essays (Leave), The Boundary of Theory (Cuneiform), and Hegelian Honeymoon (Chax). His collages have been exhibited at the Marianne Boesky Gallery, Harvard's Dudley House, PS 122, and have been published in Chain #6 and Poetry Plastique. His writing has been anthologized in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, In The American Tree, The Politics of Poetic Form, From The Other Side of the Century, The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry, Close Listening, and Manifesto: A Century of Isms. A number of his readings are available at Penn Sound [link below], including a recent reading at the Bowery Poetry Club. The Oct/Dec 2003 edition of the online zine sidereality included a selection of his poetry, collages, other writings, an interview, and an early review of his blog by Bill Marsh.|