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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 of the […]

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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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  • HereMaxine Chernoff

    Maxine Chernoff

    Here explores a method of expansiveness, how poems sustain a very long line, taking in emotions, objects, and scenes as they appear or are built. Stretching the concept of sentence and description to capacity, the poems witness such subjects as […]

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  • MOTHERsRachel Zucker

    Rachel Zucker

    Transience, absent-mindedness, and blocking are types of forgetting. How ironic. I realize now, reading over the first part of this—what is this?—that I misremembered the word my mother had trouble remembering. My mother was talking about her commitment to learning […]

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  • Publication and Readings of Let Her Speak: Transcript of Texas State Sentaor Wendy Davis’s June 25, 2013, Filibuster of the Texas State Senate

    Publication and Readings of Let Her Speak: Transcript of Texas State Sentaor Wendy Davis’s June 25, 2013, Filibuster of the Texas State Senate

    On June 25, 2013, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis filibustered the Texas State Senate to prevent the passage of a law intended to severely restrict access to abortion in Texas. Reading aloud from a lengthy prepared text, Davis was able […]

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  • Holocaust MuseumRobert Fitterman

    Holocaust Museum
    Robert Fitterman

    Holocaust Museum reframes the captions of holocaust photographs from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. These captions—without their photographic images—are arranged loosely in the order or narrative constructed by the museum. There are many purposes to this […]

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  • Foreign Correspondent Joanna Howard

    Foreign Correspondent
    Joanna Howard

    Foreign Correspondent is about a girl reporter, Johnnie James, in search of international intrigue and romantic excitement. This short novel, written in evocative imagistic sections of short prose, follows Johnnie as she encounters philosophers, jaunty sports journalists, exotic lap birds, […]

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  • VideotapeAndrew Zawacki

    Andrew Zawacki

    On this lexical roadtrip, we delight in the drama of the anagram’s deep weathers: there’s an “errant impasse” in the “itinerant passenger,” there’s “amber” in our “chambers.” Content is the secret that our forms yield up to us. With gorgeous […]

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  • Brando, My Solitude Arno Bertina

    Brando, My Solitude
    Arno Bertina

      “As I was becoming a teenager, that is to say a serious person, he was becoming an eccentric, at 70, an inconsistent and flighty person. We missed each other.” In this tale, conceived as a biographical hypothesis, the author […]

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  • Plural Christopher Stackhouse

    Christopher Stackhouse

    Plural is an experiential immersion in the daily life of an artist, arts critic and poet who weaves and juxtaposes aesthetic ideas, personal circumstances, philosophical questions, and societal situations while aggressively experimenting with poetic form and content. Stackhouse’s interest in […]

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  • 154 FortiesJackson Mac Low

    154 Forties
    Jackson Mac Low

        The first publication of the complete series of Jackson Mac Low’s “Forties” poems. Written and revised from 1990 to 2001 with a method Mac Low called “gathering,” where he took into the poems words, phrases, and other kinds […]

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  • Ascension giovanni singletonWinner of the California Book Award

    giovanni singleton
    Winner of the California Book Award

        Winner of the 81st Annual California Book Award for Poetry In this diary of intentionality, the behearer and the beholder approach the world with an attitude of longing—for less: less sorrow, less suffering. Daily practice delivers the speaker […]

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  • Selected Days Stephen Ratcliffe

    Selected Days
    Stephen Ratcliffe

      August 5, 2014: Selected Days wins the Poetry Center Book Award from San Francisco State University! Stephen Ratcliffe has been performing daily writing since 1999, when he began with Portraits & Repetition. Through a daily practice of acute perception […]

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  • Heath Course Pak Tan Lin

    Heath Course Pak
    Tan Lin

    Like its predecessor, HEATH (plagiarism/outsource), Heath Course Pak exists somewhere between a Project Gutenberg version of Samuel Pepys Diary and a minute-to-minute news feed and blog of Heath Ledger’s death. Sad, appropriated, lyrical and confused, the book contains a brief […]

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  • Deck of DeedsRodrigo Toscano

    Deck of Deeds
    Rodrigo Toscano

    Deck of Deeds is comprised of seventy poetic prose image captions (without images) whose titles are inspired by the popular Latin American loteria card game. Written by a poet who logs in an average of ten thousand miles of air […]

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  • Confessions of a PlagiaristKevin Kopelson

    Confessions of a Plagiarist
    Kevin Kopelson

    In college, Kevin Kopelson passed off a paper by his older brother Robert as his own. In graduate school, he plagiarized nearly an entire article from a respected scholar, and then later, having met her and been asked if he […]

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  • [BOND, JAMES] Michelle Disler

    Michelle Disler

    Invokes a narrative and intimate distance through the imbalance of power between men & detectives and women & wives, leaving a risky proposition like an alphabet or the simple complexity of memoir and writing about memory. A sobering examination of […]

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  • Yingelishi Jonathan Stalling

    Jonathan Stalling

    The nearly supernatural nature of this groundbreaking work can be glimpsed in the book’s title. When read aloud, Yíngelìshi (pronounced yeen guh lee shr) sounds like an accented pronunciation of the word “English,” while the Chinese reader sees the Chinese […]

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  • Still Matthew Cooperman

    Matthew Cooperman

    “It’s as if,” writes Gillian Conoley of Still: Of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move, “in our still lives, in the still shots of cultural, historical and individual atomized memory, Matthew Cooperman is holding a Geiger counter, […]

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  • Time’s Wallet Steve Katz

    Time’s Wallet
    Steve Katz

    Time’s Wallet is a memoir written in discrete pieces, “memoirrhoids.”  The 54 short bits cover the variety and extent of a life from 1935 to the present, from Manhattan by various routes to Denver, Colorado. The work presents itself not […]

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  • Vacant Lot Oliver Rohe

    Vacant Lot
    Oliver Rohe

    Set in a city much like Beirut in the aftermath of bloody civil war, a former mercenary relates his fate and that of others of his kind after the peace. The world is rapidly healing itself—people getting back to their […]

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  • The Field is Lethal Suzanne Doppelt

    The Field is Lethal
    Suzanne Doppelt

    The supernatural, ventriloquism, table-turning, magic carpets, ghosts, The Field is Lethal is immersed in a late nineteeth-century spiritualism . Borrowing freely from folklore and anecdote, Doppelt mixes oblique references, catching us in the sound and play of language as much as […]

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  • The Desires of Letters Laynie Browne

    The Desires of Letters
    Laynie Browne

    “Motherhood and housewifery and other worldly concerns of the female artist-provider ride rampant here in this bustling exploding book of prose & poem meditations. One of our best writers does it again” (Anne Waldman). Prose, verse, letters, and plays, The […]

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  • The Use of Speech Nathalie Sarraute

    The Use of Speech
    Nathalie Sarraute

    In this reprint of a classic later work from French novelist Nathalie Sarraute, one finds a “delectably austere, beady-eyed book. . . . The phrases that give rise to the scenes or episodes are ordinary enough until Sarraute imagines for […]

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  • Beyond the Court Gate: Selected Poems of Nguyen TraiNguyen Trai

    Beyond the Court Gate: Selected Poems of Nguyen Trai
    Nguyen Trai

    While Li Po and other classic Chinese poets mostly found expression through landscape, Vietnamese poet Nguyen Trai (1380–1422) wrote about his own life. The literary symbols of T’ang Dynasty poetry are relatively general, traditional, and polite, but Nguyen Trai developed […]

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  • Shot Christine Hume

    Christine Hume

    In alternating currents of prose and verse, Shot reaches beyond the tradition of the nocturne to illuminate contradictory impulses and intensities of night. Shot inhabits the sinister, visionary, intimate, haunted, erotic capacities to see and hear things at night, in the […]

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  • Incivilities Barbara Claire Freeman

    Barbara Claire Freeman

    In her first collection, Barbara Claire Freeman links lyric subjectivity to an exploration of crucial moments in U.S. history. There are meditations on the Declaration of Independence, institution of slavery, Gold Rush, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Civil War, Great Depression, […]

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  • Reading the Unseen: (Offstage) Hamletby Stephen Ratcliffe

    Reading the Unseen: (Offstage) Hamlet
    by Stephen Ratcliffe

    Reading the Unseen: (Offstage) Hamlet is about the presence and significance of offstage action in Hamlet, things we hear about in words but do not see performed physically onstage—things like King Hamlet’s murder “while [he] was sleeping in [his] orchard,” […]

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