Poetry, Prose, Performance Writing:

Sue in Berlin  (Rouen, France: To Series, Presses Universitaire de Rouen et du Havre), forthcoming in French and English editions, 2017

W—/M— (Ann Arbor:  SplitLevel Texts, 2013)

The Wide Road, Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian (New York: Belladonna, 2011)

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

Open Box (New York: Belladonna, 2007)

Tourjours L’epine Es Sous La Rose, trans. Martin Richet (Paris, France: Ikko, 2006

Baby (New York: Adventures in Poetry, 2005)

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

Dim Blue and Why Yell (New York: Belladonna, 2000) chaplet

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Middle (San Francisco: Gaz Press, 1983)

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

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

Percentage (Berkeley, Calif.: Tuumba Press, 1979)


Documentary Poetics:

Artifact of Hope (Chicago: Ordinance Series, Kenning Editions), forthcoming 2017



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



The Canary Island Connection: 60 Contemporary American Poets (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Zasterle, 2016)


Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative 1977-1997, ed. Dodie Bellamy and Kevin Killian (New York, Night Boats, 2017)


The Poem is You, ed. with commentary by Stephen Burt, (Cambridge: Harvard Uiversity Press, 2016)


Like A Musical Instruments, ed. Larry Fagin with photography by John Sarsgard, (Frankfurt,

KY: Broadstone Books, 2014)


Imagined Theatres: Writing for a Theoretical Stage, ed. Daniel Sack (London and New York, Routledge, 2016)

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)

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 FenceFirst 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)