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Conversation Smudging: Sophie Seita on Translating Uljana Wolf by Zoe Brezsny
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“The book can draw in different audiences without catering to them. There’s a kind of rigorous hospitality, an aperture for dialogue.”

 Daniel Poppick and Jenny Zhang
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“What do you do when you’re born—without your consent—and you find out later that your life was at the cost of someone else’s? That’s how high the stakes can be.”

Harmony Holiday by Farid Matuk
Miles Davis Trumpets

“I don’t want the kind of career where everything is sensible and safe; I’d rather suffer through the anxiety of wondering where I’m going next than suffer the boredom of dancing in the same safe square.”

Building Blocks of Noise by Ben Tripp
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Slow-cooked verbiage in Flarf: An Anthology of Flarf

Alan Reid’s Warm Equations by Ted Dodson
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The basic conceit of Warm Equations is that a book can abstract the space of conversation typically delimited in front of paintings, that the thematics of a painter’s practice, in this case Alan Reid’s, can be constellated through a chorus of related texts.

Con Auto Gens by Laura Elrick

Around certain clusters of the dead, almost magnetically, a vortex of opacity gathers in the record. 

Audra Wolowiec by Emmalea Russo
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Audra Wolowiec explores the materiality of language via text, sound, sculpture, and collaborative projects. Her recent solo exhibition at Studio 10, entitled (                      ), presented both the immateriality and materiality of her subject matter as subtle and poetic experiences. 

Horizontal Bar by Benjamin Fondane
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A cinepoem—introduced by Leonard Schwartz.

From The Autobiography of Jean Foos by Jessica Grim & Melanie Neilson

I scrape the snow or shovel the driveway before I go / casual flip of car on lawn spats abut fender’s sis

Robert Grenier and Paul Stephens
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CAMBRIDGE M’ASS, originally published by Lyn Hejinian’s Tuumba Press in 1979, marked Robert Grenier’s shift to visual poetry. Celebrating its recent reprint, Paul Stephens talks with him about the oversize poster-poem, where poetry is both map and maze.

P. Inman’s Written: 1976–2013 by Ian Dreiblatt
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Inman is a realist of language’s tendency to become material: his poems exemplify the ways in which writing both preserves and interrupts language, and how it fluctuates in an ambivalent space between being a record of vanished speech and one of language’s living forms.

Five Poems by David Vandeloo

  a lovers’ knot the chancellor / resembles at foot towards / cliff / fuck       the       presumed / mountain

Alina Gregorian by Sarah Gerard
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Dramaturgy, flags, and tangible abstractions.

Soft/Not-soft Doppelgänger (12 Meditations) by Eleni Sikelianos

The reflection between an event in time and the memory of that event: “something shimmers like a heat wave between them.” 

from less than one, more than one by Jen Hofer

more than none, none between—immeasurably gray—more
vaporous masses massing—

Jed Rasula and Tim Conley’s Burning City: Poems of Metropolitan Modernity by Alan Gilbert
Anatol Stern's Europa

There are many artistic modernisms. There are alternative modernisms, alternatives to modernism, and antimodernisms.

Poetry Out Loud: Volumes 1-10 by Chris Mann
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Poetry Out Loud, a series of ten LPs released between 1969 and 1977 as a magazine of oral poetry, has been recently rereleased digitally by De Stijl Records.

David Antin’s Radical Coherency by Danny Snelson
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The new retrospective on David Antin’s work takes its viewers through over 40 years of critical poetic practice, from art criticism to talk-poems.

i am writing to inform you of what i am doing by Christian Hawkey
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hello. i am writing to inform you of what i am currently doing. 

Excerpt from Lividity by Kim Rosenfield

What agitates our structural batteries in this new ensemble of micro-conversations are your suggestions (with modulations which impose specific needs in the rest of users) is the following progression:

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