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1/15 : «My Brief Marriage with Raúl» by Joe Aguilar up on Sleepingnfish.

1/8 : «Cul de Sac» by Will VanDenBerg up on Sleepingfish.

1/6 : archived our emails from Gian.

1/4/2022 : rebranded 5cense + finished archiving journals from 2000-2001.

12/24/2021 : for their 25th anniversary (as a couple) Sound Furies announce Tributaries, a double album w/ 25 streams, each a tribute to a river.

12/18 : New on Sleepingfish—«Compliance»—a fictional epistolary ekphrasis collaboration by Amy Bassin + Mark Blickley.

12/17 : Tributary #2 = «Niger».

12/10 : Tributary #3 = «Columbia», only 2 trax 2 go b4 all of Tributaries is released.

12/8 : Double feature up on Sleepingfish: «Be Seated» by Michael Martone + «The Skater» by Paul Maliszewski.

12/3 : Tributary #4 = «Dungeness»

11/26 : Tributary #5 of 25 = «Pishon»

11/19 : Tributary #6 = «Gambia»

11/15 : 3 pieces by Meg Tuite up on Sleepingfish.

11/12 : Tributary #7 = «Congo».

11/5 : Track #8 off the forthcoming Tributaries album—«Ayung»—yet another river that runs regardless of us.

11/3 : portfolio of Bologna street art posted on Sleepingfish.

10/29 : finished flâneuring every street of Bologna for our perambulating porticos project.

10/29 : tributary #9 = «Oceanus».

10/22 : Sound Furies tribuatary #10 = «East» + last week's tributary was «Piscataqua».

10/8 : this week's river Sound Furies pay tribute to is «Sandy», a tributary of the Columbia.

10/1 : Stream #13 off Tributaries = «Gila-Salt», Sound Furies tribute to Tucson. It's the 1st track on the 2nd disc (if we put it on vinyl) which is now complete if u want to get it for $0+ (it's Bandcamp Friday). 1st disc to follow, 1 stream every Friday until 12/24 when the double album will be complete.

9/30 : Also on the Ↄalamari horizon for early 2022: Summertime in the Emergency Room by David Nutt. Here's one of the stories that appeared in New York Tyrant + another that appeared in Hobart.

9/29 : Ↄalamari is pleased to announce we'll be publishing Math Class by Kelly Krumrie (~early 2022), here's the opening excerpt from Sleepingfish 13.

9/28 : as an addendum to our how2 run an indie press post (sinɔe we forgot to say anything about rights) we posted this «publiɔhing manifesto part 2: ɔopyleft + the rites of writer's rights»

9/24 : Sound Fuires Tributary #14: «Red Nile».

9/16 : «Nimble sustainability: the ins + outs of indie book (+ music) publishing ala Calamari (vs. Tyrant)» on LitBoG.

9/14 : «HomeView» by Pete Stevens up on Sleepingfish.

9/10 : 2 more from Tributaries by Sound Furies: «Snake» + «Rom».

8/27 : «Fishkill» is Sound Furies tributary of the week, w/ artwork by MM.

8/25 : new on Sleepingfish: «Nuclear Forest» + «DreamTown USA» by Cecelia Chapman + Jeff Crouch.

8/20 : «Jordan»: tributary #19 off forthcoming Sound Furies album.

8/14 : Direct Select discount bundles of 2-3 books now available.

8/13 : Tributaries track #20: "Anacostia".

8/6 : Track #21 off Sound Furies' forthcoming Tributaries album: Manú.

8/1 : Finished archiving 1998–1999 on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

7/30 : Sound Furies Tributary #22 "Sacramento".

7/28 : Reflecting on the journey of Calamari as we transfer the physical archive to Pittsburgh.

7/23 : Sound Furies Tributary #23: "Tiber".

7/16 : Video + liner notes for Sound Furies Tributary #24: "Styx".

7/12 : "Updates for Machines" by Federico Federici up on Sleepingfish.

7/9 : Sound Furies are releasing a track a week for the next 25 weeks from their new album Tributaries, w/ accompanying liner notes on 5cense.

7/3 : After giving away 10,000+ free dbooks during the pandemic, we put a paywall back up for most, sorry, and thanks to every 1 for the interest.

7/2 : "Begin with error," by David Greenspan up on Sleepingfish.

7/2 : Residue by MM/DD/2020 now available as dbook.

6/23 : Calamari Archive is on Twitter.

6/22 : Garielle Lutz has joined us in the Calamari wheelhouse.

6/17 : rubBEing David-Baptiste Chirot in meme-orandom (in lieu of the book we could never get out of him).

6/12 : "she: part I" by Leuci Cidae up on Sleepingfish.

5/1 : anon I'm us finished 1997 in their retroactive journihilistic archiving on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

5/1 : Residue by MM/DD/2020 is officially released, available thru SPD, Amazon, etc.

4/27 : 2 "Known Aliases" + "The Unquestion" by Red Dust on Sleepingfish.

4/21: Early single from the forthcoming Tributaries album, a tribute to Giancarlo DiTrapano.

4/11: We're releasing Residue a bit early, the first 20 people who order it directly from Calamari will get a free 5" x 7" original print.

4/7 : Continued eulogy for G on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

4/6 : The Believer posted a bunch of tributes to Giancarlo Ditrapano, including ours ("Dude, Where Did I Park My Motorino?").

3/29 : 2 by The Well Witcher in Sleepingfish 2020+.

3/17 : Excerpts from Residue in Heavy Feather Review.

3/14 : Kevin White's art + the Calamari HQ featured in Hyperallergic.

3/11 : The inventor of the cassette (Lou Ottens) has died, in honor we're giving out the unheard tapes for free (just "buy" the digital album for $0+ and provide us w/ your address).

3/3–3/7: In lieu of AWP (which we wouldn't attend anyway) we'll be virtually at the SMOL fair. They're giving out freebies + we'll be extra generous in our package deals (which includes the not-yet released Residue).

3/3 : 2 by Diego Goldstein up on Sleepingfish 2020+.

2/13 : The Clearing by Blair Hooper on Sleepingfish.

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Sound ƒuries

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No One

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No One

Textiloma; or, The Postmodern Epimetheus
anon I'm us

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Sound ƒuries

Sleepingƒish XIV (mixtape)

the unheard tapes
unknown artist

A Raft Manifest

The Red Barn
Nat Baldwin

J'Lyn Chapman

The Gotham Grammarian
Gary Lutz

Julie Reverb

Chaulky White

The Luminol Reels
Laura Ellen Joyce

The Blast
David Ohle

The City Moon (archived online)

The Static Herd
by Beth Steidle

Travel Notes (From here—to there)
Stanley Crawford

Deep Ellum
Brandon Hobson

Niceties: Aural Ardor, Pardon Me
Elizabeth Mikesch

The Becoming

Sleepingfish 12

The History of Luminous Motion

Scott Bradfield

{ untitled : under the auspices }
sturnus vulgaris

Ark Codex ±0

Sister Stop Breathing

Chiara Barzini

Gary Lutz

A Mortal Affect
Vincent Standley

Boons & The Camp
David Ohle

Blake Butler


David Ohle

Stories in the Worst Way
Gary Lutz

Part of the World
Robert Lopez

The Revisionist
Miranda Mellis

Good, Brother
Peter Markus


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