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A 501c3 non-profit, independent literary publisher founded in 1998, Kenning Editions began as a “newsletter” in the small press “little magazine” tradition. Since 2005 Kenning has published paperback books explicitly involved in a negotiation between political commitment and aesthetic quality. Work of this kind variously proves that “experimental” is not a stylistic feature or set […]

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Kenning Editions is proud to announce the second in the Ordinance series: Minoritarian Enunciation and Global Product Culture, by Julietta Cheung. In Minoritarian Enunciation and Global Product Culture, artist Julietta Cheung uses Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s linguistic concepts to tease out the creative force of consumption in a globalized economy. Taking Chinese “shanzhai” as […]

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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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