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Recent work by Allen Fisher

NO LONGER ALONE, in 28 sections

available on the following sites:



International Times



and in the following:

Poetry Salzburg Review




Imperfect Fit: Aesthetic Function, Facture, and Perception in Art and Writing since 1950

an expansive and incisive examination of the patterns of connectedness in contemporary art and poetry, with chapters regarding work by Joseph Beuys, William Burroughs, cris cheek, Ulli Freer, Eric Mottram,Charles Olson, J.H. Prynne, Harry Thubron, Cy Twombly.

foreword by Pierre Joris, contributions by Shamoon Zamir and Paige Mitchell
University of Alabama Press, 2016
eISBN: 978-0-8173-9063-1 | Paper: 978-0-8173-5872-3


To clear the gunk out: knowledge and meaning in the work of Charles Olson.

A brief text that attends to the matter of knowledge embedded in an æsthetics of patterns of connectedness and uses as an example an aspect of the work of Charles Olson.

Allen Fisher To clear the gunk out


Confidence in lack, 2007,Writers Forum, Sutton, England.

First of four essays here.


Monuments to the Future: Social Resonance in the art of Joseph Beuys

Traps or Tools & Damage

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