Brooklyn Public Library Presents 
LitFilm: A Film Festival About Writers

Ecofeminism: Faith Wilding Interviewed by Heidi Norton

Investigating the interface between humans, nature, and technology.

Holy and Profane: Marianna Ellenberg Interviewed by Wendy Vogel

Nineteenth-century female hysteria and contemporary digital culture on stage.

Nina Hoss by Nicholas Elliott

A German play based on a French memoir reflects on the global Left’s abandonment of the working class—and finds additional significance in the Age of Trump.

One Piece: WORDS by Brian Dailey
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The artist talks about how language documents stability and change across cultures.

Getting Out of the Western Box: Dennis Tedlock’s The Olson Codex by Ammiel Alcalay
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Paying homage to poet Charles Olson’s “special view” of the Yucatán.

An Anxiety of Influence: on Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Call Me Zebra by Michael Valinsky
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Writing as an intransitive catastrophe and the hyperbole of literature.

One Piece: Clearly Confused by Natalie Baxter
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The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

BOMB 139, Spring 2017

Featuring interviews with Steffani Jemison, Amitav Ghosh, Curt Stager, Ron Athey, Stephin Merritt, Rita Ackermann, Bryan Hunt, David Levine, Hari Kunzru, Sjón, and George Saunders.

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BOMB 140, Summer 2017

Featuring interviews with John Giorno, Lidia Yuknavitch, Iman Issa, Eric Baudelaire, Ieva Misevičiūtė, Daniel Borzutzky, and more.

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BOMB 141, Fall 2017

Featuring interviews with Amit Dutta, Lisa Sanditz, Nina Katchadourian, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Suzanne Bocanegra, Adrienne Truscott, Marcus Steinweg, Mike Wallace, and Lucy Ives. 

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BOMB 142, Winter 2018

Featuring interviews with Milford Graves, Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Meredith Monk, Jim Hodges, Lucy Dodd, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jlin, Cate Giordano, Don Mee Choi, Christian Hawkey, and Friederike Mayröcker.

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New Verse

A selection of recently published work.

Three Poems by Alan Gilbert
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You might be an heir to the throne,
but I’ve abolished the monarchy
before the sun comes out
and washes away the DayGlo.

One Poem by Martín Gambarotta
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One point: / it came from that way and goes this way / the lukewarm thought

One Poem by Daniel Tiffany
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What’s wrong / with “ratty” whose / expectations cut, whose / trust shall be a spider’s web, got / 
away

Luxe Chariot w/Bidet (Meals on Wheels) by Farnoosh Fathi

…gossiping, type-setting, weaner, weaner of the child—heir to her / own epos—her trip round the table. Tomorrow a letter, or a few / letters to make it like an anatomy lesson even, will rip right down / this table