W—/M— (Split Level Press, forthcoming 2013): fiction

The Wide Road, Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian (New York, Belladonna, 2011): co-authored hybrid genre novella

Adorno’s Noise (New York and Chicago, Essay Press, 2008): experimental essays

Open Box (New York: Belladonna, 2007): poetry

Tourjours L’epine Es Sous La Rose, trans. Martin Richet (Paris, France: Ikko, 2006): from There Never Was a Rose Without a Thorn (San Francisco: City Lights, 1995)

Baby (New York: Adventures in Poetry, 2005): prose

Gardener of Stars (Berkeley, Calif.: Atelos, 2001): experimental novel

Dim Blue and Why Yell (New York: Belladonna, 2000, pamphlet): poetry, republished from In the Mode Of (Canary islands: Zasterle, 1992)

The Words: After Carl Sandburg’s Rootabaga Stories and Jean-Paul Sartre (Berkeley, Calif.: O Books, 1999): experimental novel

There Never Was a Rose Without a Thorn (San Francisco: City Lights, 1995): hybrid genre/prose

Memory Play (Oakland, Calif.: O Books, 1994): performance

In the Mode Of (Tenerife, Canary Is., Sp.: Zasterle Press, 1992): poetry and prose

Animal Instincts: Prose, Plays Essays  (Berkeley, Calif.: This Press, 1989)

Vice (Hartford, Conn.: Potes and Poets Press, 1986): hybrid genre

The Middle (San Francisco: Gaz Press, 1983): experimental essay

Property (Berkeley, Calif.: Tuumba Press, 1982): prose poem

Under the Bridge (San Francisco: This Press, 1980): prose

Percentage (Berkeley, Calif.: Tuumba Press, 1979): performance/prose



The Grand Piano, volumes 1-10  (Detroit, Mode A, 2006-08): a collective autobiography by Rae Armantrout, Steve Benson, Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian, Tom Mandel, Ted Pearson, Bob Perleman, Kit Robinson, Ron Silliman, and Barrett Watten


Edited Volumes:

Non/Narrative, special issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory (Eastern Michigan University: 2011)

Lust for Life: on the Writings of Kathy Acker, ed. Amy Scholder, Carla Harryman, Avital Ronell (New York and London: Verso, 2006)



Open Box, Carla Harryman and Jon Raskin , with the Jon Raskin Quartet (Tzadik, Key Series, March 2012): poetry, verbal score, and music collaboration



A Guide to Poetics Journal, ed. Lyn Hejinian and Barrett Watten (Wesleyan University Press, 2013)

Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology: second edition, ed. Paul Hoove (New York, 2013)

Eleven More Women Poets of the 21st Century, ed. Claudia Rankine (Wesleyan University Press, 2012): includes an essay on poetics, “Siren Song,” and a selection of poetry. 127-136

The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater, ed. Kevin Killian and David Brazille (Chicago, Kenning Editions, 2010)

The &Now Awards: The Best Innovative Writing, ed. Steve Tomasulo (Illinois, Lake Forest, 2009)

12X12 (with Sawako Nakayasu), ed Christina Mengert and Joshua Maria Wilkens  (University of Iowa, 2009)

A Best of Fence: First 9 Years, vol. 1, ed. Rebecca Wolfe, (New York: Fence Books, 2009)

Nineteen Lines: A Drawing Center Writing Antholgy,  ed. Lytle Shaw (New York, Roof Books and The Drawing Center, 2007)

Not for Mother’s Only, ed. Catherine Wagner and Rebecca Wolf (New York: Fence, 2007)

The Best American Poetry of 2004, ed. Lyn Hejinian and David Lehman (New York: Scribner, 2004)

The Addison Street Anthology, ed. Robert Hass and Jessica Fisher (Berkeley, Calif.: Heydey books, 2004)

Great American Prose Poems, ed. David Lehman (New York: Scribner, 2003)

Poems for the Millennium, vol. 2, ed. Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998)

Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary Margaret Sloan (Hoboken, N.J.: Talisman House, 1998)

The United States of Poetry, ed. Bob Holman (New York: Abrams, 1996)

Out of Everywhere: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America and the U.K., ed. Maggie O’Sullivan (London: Reality Street, 1996)

Models of the Universe: An Anthology of the Prose Poem, ed. Stuart Friebert and David Young (Oberlin, Ohio: Oberlin College Press, 1995)

Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, ed. Paul Hoover (New York, 1995)

The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry 1994-1995, ed. Douglas Messerli, (Los Angeles, 1996)

Out of This Century, ed. Douglas Messerili (Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1994)

O IV Anthology, ed. Leslie Scalapino (Berkeley, Calif.: O Books, 1993)

Resurgent: New Writing by Women (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992)

Out of This World, ed. Ann Waldman (New York: Bobbs and Merrill, 1992)

La lengua radical, ed. Esteban Pugals Gesali (Madrid: University of Madrid, 1992)

49+1 Nouveaux Poètes américains, ed. Emmanuel Hocquard and Claude Royet-Journoud  (Royaumont, France, 1991)

O II Anthology (Berkeley, Calif.: O Books, 1991

Pagina, ed. Manuel Brito (Barcelona, 1990)

Action poétique (Amiens, Fr.: 1989)

In the American Tree (Orono, Me.: National Poetry Foundation, 1986, 2002)

Change (Paris, France:  1981)




Articles and Creative Essays:

“Introduction: Non/narrative,” Journal of Narrative Theory (Eastern Michigan University: fo 2011)

“Something Nation: Radical Spaces of Performance in Linton Kwesi Johnson and cris cheek,” (Diasporic Avant-gardes, Palgrave Macmillian, 2009).

“Acker Unformed,” in Lust for Life, eds. Amy Scholder, Carla Harryman, Avital Ronell (New York and London: Verso, 2006)

“How I Wrote Gardener of Stars,” in Biting the Error, eds. Robert Gluck, Gail Scott, Megan Adams  (Toronto: Coach House Press, 2004)

“Residues or Revolutions of the Language of Acker and Artaud,” in Devouring Instutitions, ed. Michael Hardin (San Diego: SDSU Press, 2004)

“The Mother of Us All,” How2 (on-line journal), vol. 2, no. 2 (Spring 2004)

“Parallel Play,” in The Grand Permission, eds. Patricia Dienstfry and Brenda Hilman (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003)

“The Ear of the Poet in the Mouth of the Performer,” How2, (on-line journal) vol. 2, no. 4 (September 2003)

“The Nadja and Nanette of Gail Scott’s Main Brides,” in Assembling Alternatives: Reading Postmodern Poetries Transnationally, ed. Romana Huk (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003)

“Site Sampling in Performing Objects Stationed in the Subworld,” in Additional Apparitions (Sheffield, UK: 2002)

“The Nadja and Nanette of Gail Scott’s Main Brides,” in Gail Scott: Essays on her Works, ed. Lianne Moyes (Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, London: Guernica Press, 2002)

“Rules and Restraints in Women’s Experimental Writing,” in We Who Love to Be Astonished: Women Experimenters and Performance Writing, ed. Cynthia Hogue and Laura Hinton (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2001)

“Women’s Writing: Hybrid Thoughts on Contingent Hierarchies and Reception,” How2 (on-line journal) vol. 1, no. 2 (September 1999)

“Home in the Book of Daniel: Conversations on Theater and Community,” Trait 2 (Detroit: 2002)

“Wild Mothers,” in Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary Margaret Sloan (New Jersey: Talisman House, 1998)

“Somatic Mediations: The Work of Mary Ann Unger,” Sulfur 40 (Ypsalanti, Mich.: Spring 1997)

“Beautiful Arrangements: The Philosopher’s Suite by Nayland Blake,” in Biannual Exhibition Catalogue (Newport Beach, Calif.: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1991)