‘The Last Vispo’ Anthology Made Available as Free Download


Fantagraphics Books has made The Last Vispo Anthology: Visual Poetry 1998-2008 available by PDF download. The download is free and offers all 337 pages of the anthology.

The anthology, edited by Craig Hill and Nico Vassilakis, can also be purchased as a hard copy from Fantagraphics. The publisher supports use of the text in educational environments. According to the website, the anthology aims “to document the recent upsurge in visual poetry, to make visual poetry available to a wider audience” and for classroom use, as “a pedagogical tool in poetry and art curriculum at the secondary and post-secondary level.”

The Last Vispo is a global effort, and it features over 100 contributors from twenty plus countries. You can learn more about Visual poetry and this anthology here.