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Trisha Low has designed a tote bag for Kenning Editions, and it can be yours for a modest donation! The Ordinance series wraps in about a month, and just a few subscriptions remain available. These and other ways to support Kenning Editions: A 501c3 non-profit, independent literary publisher founded in 1998, Kenning Editions began as […]

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How does Poets Theater integrate the usually solitary research practice of the poet into the ecstatically open site of the theater? How does performance ‘do’ poetry, and how does it replicate poetry’s gestural openness? And what are the outer reaches of these theatrical gestures; how does Poets Theater fold into dance, painting, sculpture, music, and […]

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We are excited to share the news that the 8th and 9th books (of ten) in the Ordinance series are now available. Brandon Brown’s Double Rainbow and Janelle Rebel’s From Where: A Reverie on Digital Surrogates can be yours for $7.00 each or via subscription to the series for $35.00 (postage paid). Double Rainbow is an […]

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While we prepare to announce a pair of forthcoming titles–debut translations into English of important works of poetry from the Caribbean and South America, respectively–we are putting existing titles in and about translation on sale for the week of 9/27-10/4. Jean-Marie Gleize’s Tarnac, Dolores Dorantes’ Style, and Francis Ponge’s Partisan of Things are each only […]

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Francis Ponge’s 1942 classic of literary realism, Le parti pris des choses, has been newly translated from the French by Joshua Corey and Jean-Luc Garneau. And Kenning Editions is proud to announce its publication. Click through to details.  

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We are pleased to announce the seventh in the Ordinance series, Part 3 or 4 of “Unfinished Poem in Five Parts” by Steven Zultanski. Here is how he describes it: Part 3 or 4 of “Unfinished Poem in Five Parts” is an excerpt from a book about various kinds of intimacy. The topics are broad and flexible: […]

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It’s a little known fact that Hannah Weiner‘s first appearance in a European art gallery is due to the curatorial perspicacity of Margit Säde. Weiner’s work was featured in the exhibition Source Amnesia–and also provided much of the framework for the show in general–which took place in 2014 at OSLO 10 in Basel. There is […]

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The Ordinance series reboots this June with new chapbooks by Margit Säde and Cassandra Troyan! Get them both, and the entire series also, by subscribing. Individual titles are $7.00 each. ALMOST NEVER. SOMETIMES. OFTEN. ALWAYS is a collection of short stories about self-management blues, digital dementia, forgotten knowledge and technocratic language. If one becomes what one does, what becomes of […]

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Kenning Editions is proud to announce the publication of Dolores Dorantes’ Style in a bilingual edition–English translation by Jen Hofer. Dolores Dorantes’s Style is a prose book in which a plural feminine voice narrates the vicissitudes of a war designed to suppress that voice. A voice that represents the war on the Mexico-U.S. border? Guerrilla […]

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Kenning Editions is pleased to announce the creation of a rotating, three-year position as Chief Editor, beginning with Daniel Borzutzky. Daniel will be working to forward the mission of the press by developing between 1-2 book projects annually, between 2017-2020. Then, he will pass the baton. Kenning Editions is a 501c3 non-profit corporation devoted to […]

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We are proud to announce the publication of the fourth Ordinance chapbook, MacArthur Park, by Andrew Durbin. In MacArthur Park, Andrew Durbin examines the outsider histories behind California’s sunny idealism—from the early cult movements of the twentieth century to the community that has formed around the work of Tom of Finland to contemporary art’s response to […]

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Between December 2nd and December 5th Green Lantern Press and Kenning Editions–with support from Poets and Writers–will present a Festival of Poets Theater. The festival features 3-4 events each evening beginning at 7pm and a symposium on Saturday afternoon beginning at 2:30pm. All events are free. Sector 2337 is the venue, located at 2337 N. […]

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