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  • Encomials: Sonnets from Pentametron, Ranjit Bhatnagar

    Encomials: Sonnets from Pentametron,
    Ranjit Bhatnagar

        “Ranjit transcends rather than translates content, operating on a level where he freely moulds language as pure abstracts beyond and away from the confines of the medium.”  —Vicki Bennett “Ranjit Bhatnagar brings to life what Paul Klee might […]

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  • Machine, Unlearning, Li Zilles

    Machine, Unlearning,
    Li Zilles

        Machine, Unlearning was created by a computer program that constructs “litanies” of questions by searching an automatically learned space for word clusters and contexts that are “near” a provided seed concept according to the machine-learned model. Ranging from […]

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  • Articulations, Allison Parrish

    Allison Parrish

        The poems in Articulations are the output of a computer program that extracts linguistic features from over two million lines of public domain poetry, then traces fluid paths between the lines based on their similarities. By turns propulsive and […]

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  • Mexica: 20 years–20 stories [20 años–20 historias], Rafael Pérez y Pérez

    Mexica: 20 years–20 stories [20 años–20 historias],
    Rafael Pérez y Pérez

        Mexica: 20 Years–20 Stories [20 años–20 historias] contains 20 short narratives developed by the computer program MEXICA. Plots describe fictional situations related to the Mexicas (also known as Aztecs), ancient inhabitants of what today is Mexico City. This is the first […]

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  • The Truelist,  Nick Montfort

    The Truelist,
    Nick Montfort

        The Truelist is a book-length poem generated by a one-page, stand-alone computer program. Based around compound words, some more conventional, some quite unusual, the poem invites the reader to imagine moving through a strange landscape that seems to […]

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  • Reading @realDonaldTrump

    Reading @realDonaldTrump

    Reading @realDonaldTrump is a print and ebook publication series of readings by Amazon Turk workers of tweets on @realDonaldTrump. Tweets are posted to Amazon Turk as “human intelligence tasks” (HITs) with the prompt to write at least 100 words describing the […]

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  • Ethical Probe on  Mixed Martial Arts Enthusiasts in the USAAndy Martrich

    Ethical Probe on Mixed Martial Arts Enthusiasts in the USA
    Andy Martrich

        Ethical Probe on Mixed Martial Arts Enthusiasts in the USA is an ethicist’s account of the development of mixed martial arts (MMA) as it relates to its prophets and proselytizers, i.e., enthusiasts, who serve as testament to the sport’s […]

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  • Using Electricity Series

    Using Electricity Series

    Using Electricity is a series of computer generated books, meant to reward reading in conventional and unconventional ways. The series title takes a line from the computer generated poem “A House of Dust,” developed by Alison Knowles with James Tenney […]

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  • ConcomitanceMonica McClure

    Monica McClure

        As with all failing systems, interdependence is a blessing and a curse. The accoutrements of a body and their associations with people, places, and time are inextricable from each other. Concomitants, if you will. Concomitance began as documentary and […]

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  • Locked Out: Voices from America’s Second PrisonEdited by Jesse Wiese

    Locked Out: Voices from America’s Second Prison
    Edited by Jesse Wiese

        While many people find hope and a new identity behind prison walls, they lose it a few steps past the prison gate when faced with seemingly insurmountable barriers that prevent them from fulfilling their potential. In effect, these men […]

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  • End BodyKay Sorin

    End Body
    Kay Sorin

        In End Body, Kay Sorin interweaves fragments from online discussion groups to express the timeless narrative of addiction and recovery. The poem is a collage of text that explores different facets of drug use, including withdrawal, getting high, overdosing, and […]

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  • How to Build a LieJamie Allen

    How to Build a Lie
    Jamie Allen

        How to Build a Lie experiments with “artistic research practice” that tries to escape disciplinary boundaries and look to as many aspects of a single technology, media, or topic as it can. This extra-disciplinary practice, as Brian Holmes and […]

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  • UtopiaJoey Yearous-Algozin

    Joey Yearous-Algozin

      In Utopia, Joey Yearous-Algozin rewrites the first of the seven Saw movies in the second person, using the undated version of James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s script available on imsdb.com. Reduced to the scenes that take place in Jigsaw’s traps, Utopia eliminates Jigsaw as well, leaving behind […]

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  • The Book of MeChristine Wertheim

    The Book of Me
    Christine Wertheim

        In The Book of Me, Christine Wertheim continues her feral dismantling of text and image as she creates what Donna Haraway has described as “multispecies poetry, a tuning fork for the indexical and iconic in language and politics.” Also […]

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  • You’re On My PeriodSommer Browning

    You’re On My Period
    Sommer Browning

      “If I were Donald Trump I’d try to become Sommer Browning,” writes Sommer Browning in You’re On My Period: Jokes & Charts, a collection of weird jokes, dirty revelations, and impeccably researched charts. Sommer Browning’s latest book of poetry is Backup […]

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  • Another LifeKatie Ebbitt

    Another Life
    Katie Ebbitt

      In Another Life, Katie Ebbitt uses dream states and waking moments to explore the dreamlike phenomenon and precariousness of grounding self to a singular lifetime or waking realities. Through writing, Ebbitt tries to recognize, unify, and transform the luminosity […]

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  • Circle MCAConrad

    Circle M

      CAConrad did 36 rituals a day for 36 days in Marfa, Texas, taking notes between each ritual, the notes harvested later for the poems contained here in Circle M. Some of these rituals include watching 36 installments (about 5 […]

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  • I Love You Forever, No MatterRobert Fitterman

    I Love You Forever, No Matter
    Robert Fitterman

      Lines like “This is me, and this is my story.” Lines like “Anyway, it’s more of a feeling than a story.” Lines like “The heart wants what the heart wants.” Lines like “I feel like everything will be all […]

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  • Position Paper: New and Selected PoemsCarol Snow

    Position Paper: New and Selected Poems
    Carol Snow

      Finalist for the California Book Award, 2017! In Position Paper, Carol Snow’s project of noting the world in relation comes fully assembled. This New and Selected Poems gathers work from Artist and Model, “a first book of singular poetic intelligence and attention” (Michael Palmer), to what […]

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  • Farther TravelerRonaldo Wilson

    Farther Traveler
    Ronaldo Wilson

      “There’s a Fanonian trumpet Fanon couldn’t imagine, a dance all his own he could neither own nor step to, Ronaldo V. Wilson’s otherwise inconceivable graph, whose beauty and power reaches new depths and new heights in Farther Traveler, an erotic […]

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  • AlkaliCraig Dworkin

    Craig Dworkin

      Alkali collects six works, including two desert pastorals describing the sonic and luminescent landscape surrounding the Great Salt Lake, two minimalist geometrical exercises exhausting the typographic limits of two particular oulippean constraints, a restaging of Clark Coolidge’s The Crystal […]

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  • Early LinoleumBrenda Iijima

    Early Linoleum
    Brenda Iijima

      In a neural rush, Early Linoleum engages the propulsive flow of contemporaneous valences—psycho-geography meets in the force-field of biopolitical conditions. Poet activists congregate on the steps of the New York Public Library, there’s art beneath the dirt, rock outcroppings […]

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  • BerlinAleš Šteger

    Aleš Šteger

        Berlin is a lyrical account of the city as well as a book of discoveries, allusions, and traces, an homage to great literary figures who have lived in Berlin. 31 prose miniatures are combined with 21 black-and-white photos […]

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  • #!Nick Montfort

    Nick Montfort

        #! (pronounced “shebang”) consists of poetic texts that are presented alongside the short computer programs that generated them. The poems, in new and existing forms, are inquiries into the features that make poetry recognizable as such, into code […]

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  • The Manuscript AverageJesse Hurlbut

    The Manuscript Average
    Jesse Hurlbut

        Untold numbers of scans of book pages are available in digital repositories. But without the physical presence of a book, is there a way to take in some aspect of it all at once? Both an artist’s book and an […]

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  • Shadow Sharp Marsh GrassHelen Tartar

    Shadow Sharp Marsh Grass
    Helen Tartar

    A vivid portrait of poetic concern and attention, Shadow Sharp Marsh Grass exhibits an expansive personal ecology, where the meeting between the natural world and the human is foregrounded. The writing turns on the elliptical compression of classical Chinese poetry, meditations on place […]

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  • Angels of the Americlypse: An Anthology of New Latin@ WritingEdited by Carmen Giménez Smith and John Chávez

    Angels of the Americlypse: An Anthology of New Latin@ Writing
    Edited by Carmen Giménez Smith and John Chávez

        Angels of the Americlypse Study Guide, Free PDF “Exhilarating, daring, breathtaking. These words are not hyperbolic. This book is a head-rush! Language-mixing, genre-mixing, rhythm-dazzling. From Rosa Alcalà to a poet whose work she’s translated, Cecilia Vicuña, these Angels […]

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  • Locus SolusMark Amerika

    Locus Solus
    Mark Amerika

        Exactly a century ago, French author Raymond Roussel published Locus Solus. The book went on to influence some of the major figures of 20th century art and literature, including Marcel Duchamp, Alain Robbe-Grillet, John Ashbery, and Harry Mathews. Now […]

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  • Against Conceptual PoetryRon Silliman

    Against Conceptual Poetry
    Ron Silliman

    If you search on references to Ron Silliman in Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing, edited by Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith (Northwestern University Press, 2011), you find the following: table of contents, pg. xv, Ron Silliman, 531, from […]

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  • mUtter—bAbelChristine Wertheim

    Christine Wertheim

    mUtter-bAbel, a graphic and textual exploration of ugly archaic feelings and their troubling social effects. It is a verbo-visual experiment integrating handmade drawings with computer-designed texts, exploring very early feelings babies have for their mothers. Whether because many people cannot […]

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