Poems by Anselm Berrigan

BOMB 127 Spring 2014
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Anselm Berrigan’s recent publications include Loading, a collaborative book with painter Jonathan Allen published by Brooklyn Arts Press, Sure Shot (Overpass, 2013), & Skasers (with John Coletti, Flowers & Cream, 2012). Primitive State, a book-length poem, will be published by Edge Books in 2014. He is the poetry editor for The Brooklyn Rail, and Co-Chair, Writing at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

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Nearly Any Two Things Can Cohere by Asiya Wadud

The condition of most of our lives is that of continuous flight, in some manner or form—flight from faulty logic, from place of birth to the place we alight, from situations that no longer serve us, from political precarity—flight, as in rupture.

Real Worlds and Dream Worlds: Amy Fusselman by Matvei Yankelevich
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The writer on the space between poetry and prose, how fighting is like dancing, and the resonant symbolism of the idiophone.

A Taxonomy of Refusal: On Anne Boyer’s A Handbook of Disappointed Fate by Julia Bosson
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Essays that investigate the poetics of “no.”

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BOMB 127, Spring 2014

Featuring interviews with Jay Scheib, Matthew Barney and Gaspar Noé, chameckilerner, Zoe Leonard and Shannon Ebnerm, Teju Cole, Etel Adnan, Natalie Frank, and Valerie Snobeck.

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