K. A. Wisniewski

Book/Marks: The Digital Humanities Meets the Public Humanities

In one of my last posts, I shared a few videos on the Gutenberg press and letterpress printing for a class that’s now underway.  I like this approach of sharing … Continue reading

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Tours & Detours: Textshop Experiments

CALL FOR PUBLICATIONS Textshop Experiments (ISSN: 2377-9039) http://textshopexperiments.org/ Issue #2: Tours & Detours The theme of this issue, Tours and Detours, is intended to provoke a wide variety of topics … Continue reading

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Manneqart; or, Marvels at a Mall

September was a month of overload here . . . A few days off following surgery have allowed some time to catch up on the blog and post some of … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Projector Period: New Website

A very short post today to announce that my new website http://www.projectorperiod.com is now live. The Projector site will house my up-to-date C.V. and slowly develop into my professional site.  Why … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Course Design Matters: A New Course Blog & Some Reflections

‘Course Design Matters: ART 335 “Origins & Issues in Design”: Course Blog https://coursedesignmatters.wordpress.com Teaching is an important part of my life.  I’ve spent the last 12 years working in higher … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blue Structure — Calypso Editions’ Latest Title

Blue Structure by Jan Freeman 68 pages $15.00/Book Calypso Editions Acclaim for Blue Structure “In this strangely beautiful and long-awaited collection, Jan Freeman again brings her rich, lyric gift to bear on … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Electracy is spreading . . .

Electracy is spreading . . . We are mixing and we were going to (re)mix. One month left to submit to Textshop Experiments‘s Tours & Detours issue. Visit our website … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Printing History Videos: Some Bookmarks

This fall I will be teaching a course on printing history.  This post is really just a set of bookmarks for me–especially for the early weeks on Gutenberg and the … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shopping in Tuscany

To celebrate the last month of summer holidays, I’d like to share my poem “Shopping in Tuscany” and the story behind it.  Like a lot of my poems that appear … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Video from Textshop Experiments

Our new promotional video / Call for Papers for Textshop Experiments. For our next issue, TOURS & DETOURS, we are accepting traditional essays, video essays, experimental intermedia projects, book reviews, … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Textshop (T)issue

I am pleased to announce the inaugural issue of Textshop Experiments (ISSN: 2377-9039). This issue collects a variety of experimental essays, tissues, in one way or another, connected to the … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Chapbook Making Faces

I am happy to announce the release of my new poetry chapbook, Making Faces. The book is now available via Amazon: http://amzn.to/1UwLwDp. Thanks to everyone who has supported this work. … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

New Poetry at Coldnoon & Sour Grapes

I have a new set of poems recently published at Coldnoon Travel Poetics: The International Journal of Travel Writing and a poem in the regional journal Sour Grapes (finally, a journal … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Bob Brown Bio & Roving Eye Press Book Review

This month, Roving Eye Press celebrates the first biography of Robert Carlton “Bob” Brown, written by Craig Saper and published by Fordham University Press and Empire State Editions. Contemporary publishing, … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Coming Soon . . . Textshop Experiments Issue 1

Coming Soon . . . Textshop Experiments We are now three weeks away from the release of Issue #1: Textshop (T)issues For our inaugural issue, the editors seek multi-modal projects … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Origins and Issues in Design

I’m offering a new course at UMBC in the fall: ART 335 “Origins & Issues in Design”. Remember when life was simpler, and you didn’t have to advertise your courses? … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Calypso Editions: Catalog, News & Book Tours

In December, Calypso Editions published Lullaby for a Hanged Man by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki  (and translated by Julia and Peter Sherwood).  Calypso is happy to report that Hubert and Julia are … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Upcoming DH Workshop at UMBC

Untagling Text: An Introduction to the Digital Humanities Workshop by M. Kirschenbaum & R. Vigilanti (MITH)

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scrabble Friday

Scrabble Friday at work… Electracy on the brain?

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Textshop Experiments Promotional Posters

Textshop Experiments is an open access journal that aims to extend the work of Greg Ulmer and to foster experimental works that invent, operate in, or analyze the apparatus of … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Digital Exhibition: Mill Girls

During the Fall 2015 semester, I helped Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci teach a graduate seminar entitled “Women and American Periodicals” at UMBC.  The course highlighted some of the United States’ most … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Short List of Word Cloud Generators

In the last post, I shared four word cloud silhouettes of texts from revolutionary America.  And at the end of 2015, I shared a list DH journals.  I thought it … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Multi-modal Pedagogy & Word Cloud Silhouettes

For the past four years, I have tried to incorporate a digital or multi-modal project in every course I teach. Since not all students are English or History majors, my … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment


Textshop Experiments (ISSN: 2377-9039) is a new open access journal that aims to extend the work of Greg Ulmer and to foster experimental works that invent, operate in, or analyze … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Interview at Rkvry Quarterly

Last week, I was interviewed by Mary Akers, author and Editor-in-Chief at R.kv.r.y Quarterly Literary Journal.  We talked about the writing process, my experiences in publishing, and my short piece … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Poem in the Tule Review

I just received the latest issue of The Tule Review, published by the Sacrament Poetry Center, which includes my poem, “Venus and Mars, the Leviathan.”

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lullaby for a Hanged Man

JUST RELEASED: The latest title from Calypso Editions… Lullaby for a Hanged Man Fiction · English · by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki · Translated by Julia and Peter Sherwood · 86 pages Lullaby for … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bon Anniv, Roland Barthes!

How should we best celebrate the 100th birthday of French critic Roland Barthes (1915-1980)? How do we read the man who read anything as text?  I was first dawn to … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Short List of DH Journals

One of the (many) challenges of incorporating a collaborative DH project into the classroom is finding balance…balance between the scope and content of the course itself and the history, tools … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Praise for Roving Eye Press

As Roving Eye Press begins work on our next set of publications for 2016, I reflect on what we’ve already achieved.  Since Fall 2014, we have re-published four Bob Brown … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Just published…New Poems and an Essay

Just published… My poem “Hands Off” @ Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal. Translations of Marcel Lecomte‘s “Interior” and “Forest” @ PING-PONG. A flash-fiction/creative essay hybrid on blues musician Peppermint Harris, “A … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment