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Anne Lesley Selcer on Dolores Dorantes’ Style: With its taunting, sexual, and threatening lyric of white-hot energetic overcoming, Style offers an alternative lexicon for surviving. Read this astonishing essay at Jacket2.org

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Kenning authors Jean-Marie Gleize and Steven Zultanski join a rich bill of authors reading June 29-30 as part of the Sussex Poetry Festival. Details here. Or read on: The Ninth Annual Sussex Poetry Festival will take place over Friday and Saturday, 29th and 30th June 2018. This year the festival will take place at the […]

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Books. Five dollars. This weekend. Juana I, The Compleat Purge, Ambient Parking Lot, Propagation, Left Having, Some Math, and Hannah Weiner’s Open House. Just because it’s summer.

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Small Press Distribution celebrates Earth Month with an April-long sale on books that are all about such matters, including Francis Ponge’s Partisan of Things. Visit their Whales Bash Back sale here.

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Andrew Durbin’s debut novel MacArthur Park is being touted over at Pitchfork, replete with an excellent interview with Andrew by Kevin Lozano. This debut actually debuted as a chapbook in the Ordinance series, and you can read it in PDF form here. “Ordinance” as in coordination, ordinal points, and incendiary potential. Each chapbook in the series was […]

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As the final entry in his series of Jacket2 commentaries about “how poems change,” Piotr Gwiazda discusses how Carla Harryman’s Artifact of Hope “turns philosophy into poetry.” Here is the insightful article and here is your chance to complete your collection of Ordinance series chapbooks with one of the last remaining copies. Artifact of Hope […]

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Announcing the last iteration of the third annual Festival of Poets Theater, a radio play by Alain Jugnon: Artaud in Amerika, a radio play by Alain Jugnon, translated by Nathanaël, directed by Patrick Durgin, produced by Mark Booth, and voiced by Booth, Durgin, Caroline McCraw, Joel Craig, Devin King, Jeremy Biles and Fulla Abdul-Jabbar. Commissioned by and produced for the third annual Festival of Poets Theater. this is a […]

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Kenning Editions is pleased to announce the publication of the debut full-length publication by the celebrated Argentinian poet Ana Arzoumanian, fully bilingual, translated by Gabriel Amor and edited by Daniel Borzutzky: Juana I. This book opens with a blank page containing a line that is repeated like a mantra throughout the text: “What I need is […]

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Subscribe to Kenning Editions and receive all books in our 2018-2019 season, including Ana Arzoumanian’s Juana I, Soleida Ríos’ The Dirty Text, Selected poems by Miyó Vestrini, and Kevin Killian’s Stage Fright: Selected Plays. Here is the link. It’s easy and it eases the way for important new and archival publications like these. Onward to a radically different, new […]

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The third annual Festival of Poets Theater’s online offerings are live at https://festivalofpoetstheater.com/2017/12/10/poets-theater-online/ for one week. Stay tuned for the debut of Alain Jugnon’s ARTAUD IN AMERIKA this xmas eve, also at festivalofpoetstheater.com Artist bios are here. Unscripted, unrehearsed, and unedited, NOW is a three-part improvisational work created for the Third Annual Festival of Poets Theater by Suzanne Stein […]

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Sector 2337 In Association with Green Lantern Press and Kenning Editions Present: The Third Annual Festival of Poets Theater Curated by Devin King and Patrick Durgin December 8th – December 10th, 2017 This year the festival is separated into two main sections: 1) artists in response to the visionary work of the Ivory Coast writer […]

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Kenning Editions is proud to announce the release of Carla Harryman’s Artifact of Hope, the last in the Ordinance series. Ordinance was a series of perfectbound and freely available PDF chapbooks in the areas of contemporary poetics, philosophy, politics, and technology. Extending from mid 2015 through the end of 2017, the series is complete now with ten books in […]

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