"Hansjörg Mayer’s alphabet is a sequence of twenty-six visual poems, each one focusing on a single letter of the alphabet. In this minimalist work, multiple instances of individual letterforms combine to create abstract graphic compositions – ideograms unencumbered by ideas – actualizing a purely formal rhythm of black strokes and white counters." - Guy Bennett
Guy runs Mindmade Books, a small press publishing chapbooks of modern and contemporary poetry. With cooperation from Hansjorg Mayer, he republished "alphabet". Among the more than fifty titles that have appeared to date are works by internationally renowned poets, several “first collections,” and occasional reprints of little-known or long-out-of-print texts...
. . . Today, May 17th, marks what would have been Peter Schmidt's 79th birthday. I am pleased to announce today, that Peter's biography at the main website, has been translated from English into French, German, Italian, Icelandic, and Spanish. . http://www.peterschmidtweb.com/bio.html . Many happy returns... . . .