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Brand new! TÍTULO / TITLE is a book of poems by the Cuban poet, prose writer, and playwright Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, published here for the first time in Spanish, and in English translation by Katherine M. Hedeen. Rodríguez Iglesias belongs to the so-called Generation Zero in Cuba, those born after 1970 and who publish after 2000. […]

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Brand new from CUNY’s Center for the Humanities, Conor Tomás Reed gathers reflections on Audre Lorde’s vital legacy in the time of a health pandemic and social uprisings. “Audre Lorde Now” features essays from Reed alongside Tito Mitjans Alayón, Diarenis Calderón Tartabull, and AnouchK Ibacka Valiente–three Afro-Cuban queer and trans cultural workers based in Cuba, […]

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Kenning Editions authors and translators are helping readers everywhere tune into local initiatives by recommending social justice organizations who could use our support. This summer, when you purchase their book(s) through Kenningeditions.com, the press will donate %25 of the sale price to their chosen organization. Joshua Clover recommends Bay Area Anti- Repression Committee Bail Fund. Clover co-translated […]

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In the new performance issue of Tripwire you will find a tribute to Kevin Killian, focusing on his poets theater work. You can read the special section here and order a copy of the magazine here. Please do both! Kevin Killian’s selected plays were published by Kenning Editions as Stage Fright. He co-edited the mighty […]

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On June 6, Kenning Editions broadcast a remote reading featuring Ana Arzoumanian with Gabriel Amor, Craig Dworkin, Alec Schumacher reading Elvira Hernández, Brian Kim Stefans reading Arthur Rimbaud, and Steven Zultanski. You can watch it here, archived for posterity. Also on our Vimeo page are videos of readings from Audre Lorde: Dream of Europe and remnants […]

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If you are able to contribute to the present uprising inspired by the murders of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department, Breonna Taylor by the Louisville Police Department, and Tony McDade by the Tallahassee Police Department, here is a list of community bail funds for each state. Meanwhile, all proceeds from Kenning Editions subscriptions through […]

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Join Chicago-based independent publisher Kenning Editions authors and translators for an online reading featuring Ana Arzoumanian with Gabriel Amor, Craig Dworkin,  Alec Schumacher reading Elvira Hernández, Brian Kim Stefans reading Arthur Rimbaud, and Steven Zultanski / June 6 4:00 PM EST Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kenning-editions-reading-part-two-tickets-107345421044 Ana Arzoumanian was born in Buenos Aires in 1962. She is […]

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Saturday, May 23rd, 7:00 PM EST Join Chicago-based independent publisher Kenning Editions to launch new and recent books and celebrate back titles with readings by Mayra Rodriguez Castro, Faride Mereb, Devin King, Jesse Seldess, Laura Elrick and Daniel Borzutzky. Kenning Editions Reading Daniel Borzutzky is the author and translator of numerous books, including Memories of […]

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DREAM OF EUROPE: SELECTED SEMINARS AND INTERVIEWS: 1984-1992 elucidates Audre Lorde’s methodology as a poet, mentor, and activist during the last decade of her life. This volume compiles a series of seminars, interviews, and conversations held by the author and collaborators across Berlin, Western Europe, and The Caribbean between 1984-1992. These selected writings lay bare […]

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Kevin appeared before me for the first time in 2010 at the Poetry Project celebrating The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater. An impossibly entertaining performer, he was like the Zeus of poetry readings and performances. One of the only solo readers who I always felt could “go long” and read for longer than the pre-ordained 20 […]

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“Reading this book is to take a master class in writing, in activism, in intersectional identity politics from Lorde herself. Reading this book is to create meaning out of writing, during this time of deep unknowing and sometimes despair.”

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[CAS] Circumventing Canons & Methodising archives for critical perspectives from Africa & the Diaspora #CASarchive / Founded by Awa Konaté / goes live this Wednesday at 4:00 PM ( U.K. time) (11:00 AM EST) via Instagram to read from the work of Soleida Ríos. Tune in!

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