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Kenning Editions proudly announces the first in the Ordinance series, Memories of my Overdevelopment, by Daniel Borzutzky. Memories of my Overdevelopment reflects on the politics of translation, transnationalism, neoliberalism and the author’s life as a Chilean-American poet living in Chicago.  Through essays, poems and hybrid forms.  Borzutzky develops an argument about the continuums of economic […]

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Ordinance Kenning Editions’ new nonfiction series, 2015-2016 Ordinance, a critical series, issues nonfiction writing in the areas of contemporary poetics, philosophy, politics, and technology. Ordinance as in coordination, ordinal points, and incendiary potential. Ordinance offers in chapbook form essays and other texts with greater stamina than yesterday’s feed. They will also be available to read […]

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Trisha Low left a trail of dead this spring, and to help you follow along: Here is the first of a few “National Poetry Month” posts for the Poetry Foundation: I mean the truth is that poetry is not anything really that morally superior or good or exciting, it’s like not even as good as […]

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Tonight, curator Franziska Glozer’s exhibition devoted to the work of Hannah Weiner opens at the Kunsthalle Zürich. Testing the hypothesis that Weiner’s clair-style writing foreshadowed contemporary virtual semiotic circuits, Glozer is possibly the first since the Dwan Gallery’s “Language” exhibits in the early 1960s to exhibit her work as written objects. See the press release […]

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Jesse Seldess will be reading at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco the evening of December 13. (Details.) Seldess is the author of Who Opens and Left Having. Let’s celebrate this rare opportunity to hear his inimitable pronouncements in the Bay Area–the last time he was there to read may have been […]

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Chicago is fortunate to receive visiting authors Trisha Low and Rodney Koeneke, this coming weekend at its best, new gallery and event space, Sector 2337. Rodney Koeneke and Trisha Low reading at Sector 2337 2337 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Saturday November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM Rodney Koeneke’s Etruria is just out from Wave Books. Earlier […]

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A series of 3-D prints / artist’s books / written objects Singles (2014) is a series of five 3-D acrylic prints with the dimensions of 45 RPM vinyl records, housed in glossy, transparent plastic sleeves. The faux labels feature minimalist couplets printed in reflective opposition. The language lends volume to font and type cases that […]

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An Invitation to Disorder, i.e. an interview with Jean-Marie Gleize, author of Tarnac, a preparatory act, now up at the Bomb Magazine site. It seems to me that all artistic practice implies a form of retreat—a chosen and provisional solitude, a necessary distance for a right vision of things, to establish the conditions that might […]

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Rodney Koeneke and Trisha Low reading at Sector 2337 2337 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Saturday November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM Rodney Koeneke’s Etruria is just out from Wave Books. Earlier collections include Musee Mechanique (BlazeVOX, 2006) and Rouge State (Pavement Saw, 2003). Recent work can be found in The Brooklyn Rail, Fence, Granta, Gulf Coast, […]

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