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Announcing the publication of PQRS, by Patrick Durgin. PQRS is a poets theater script with initials for names and functions for characters. It is about linguistic contagion and statist collusion, the fate of labor and play as literary genre (i.e. “essay”), the utility of public art and site-specificity in the post-medium age, the plasticity of […]

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There’s nothing particularly “poetic” about this work, in any received sense. It’s too full of strange lies to stand as “creative nonfiction”; and it’s too invested in the conceits of memoir to hang together as fiction. Much of its best writing simply belies the conventions of each. When Tan Lin fakes it, something funny, sad, […]

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Reading Bill Luoma’s Some Math is like facing a linguistic hurricane… I’m reminded of science fiction, where sometimes the point of language is less to sketch a clearly understood scenario than to whip up a futuristic maelstrom. Luoma’s maelstrom concerns language itself, and he presents us with a future in which omnivorous English gets still […]

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