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Kenning Editions proudly announces the publication of two new books of poetry. Festivals of Patience: The Verse Poems of Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Brian Kim Stefans, with a foreword by Jennifer Moxley. Poet of “logical revolts,” of sexual freedom, inveterate modernist, Symbolist, and inspiration to beatniks, conceptual artists and punks, Arthur Rimbaud wrote some of the most […]

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Spring is here and so are new titles: Coronavirus Haiku by Worker Writers School, edited and introduced by Mark Nowak; and Festivals of Patience: The Verse Poems of Arthur Rimbaud, translated and introduced by Brian Kim Stefans, with a foreword by Jennifer Moxley. Pre-order both titles right now and they will ship in time to […]

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Join Kenning Editions, Pen America, and Pilsen Community Books as we launch Coronavirus Haiku with the Worker Writers School and Mark Nowak, May Day, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM (Central). Click through to register and attend! The Worker Writers School supports writers from one of New York City’s most ubiquitous yet least-heard populations: low-wage workers. Mark Nowak, a writer […]

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In the 2021-2022 season, Kenning Editions will publish Festivals of Patience: The Verse Poems of Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Brian Kim Stefans; Hieroglyphs of the Inverted World, by Rob Halpern; and Coronavirus Haiku, by Worker Writers School, edited and introduced by Mark Nowak. Also in the works are new books by Holly Melgard and Connie […]

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Published by Letra Muerta and Kenning Editions, this limited edition, hand bound chapbook contains the only extant works by the great Venezuelan poet written in French. Miyó Vestrini was born in France, in 1938, and emigrated to Venezuela at the age of 9. At eighteen she joined Apocalipsis (Apocalypse), the only woman to do so […]

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What will be, in 2021-2022: French Unpublished Poems & Facsimile 1958-1960, by Miyó Vestrini, translated by Patrick Durgin (a limited edition, hand bound chapbook); Festivals of Patience: The Verse Poems of Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Brian Kim Stefans; and Hieroglyphs of the Inverted World, by Rob Halpern. Also in the works are new books by Holly […]

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Cecily Chen at Small Press Distribution has assembled a clutch of New Narrative books to offer at a discount, all of which are entirely worthy, and one of which is Kevin Killian’s Stage Fright, his selected plays. Chen’s write up is a crash course, so go to it! From the 1980s to the 2000s, Kevin […]

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The Chilean Flag by Elvira Hernández, translated from the Spanish by Alec Schumacher, has been longlisted for ALTA’s National Translation Award in poetry! This year’s judges describe it thus: La bandera de Chile is a legendary work that we are all very lucky to finally be able to read in Alec Schumacher’s beautiful English translation. Written in […]

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In case you missed it, you can now watch the online launch event/reading with Urayoán Noel and Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, introduced by Daniel Borzutzky. It was a blast. Also, Kenning Editions’ Vimeo page features other readings, including the summer 2020 group reading with Ana Arzoumanian, Craig Dworkin, Alec Schumacher, Steven Zultanski, and Brian Kim Stefans, a […]

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Kenning Editions presents a bilingual reading with Urayoán Noel and Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, to launch TÍTULO / TITLE, a book of poems by the Cuban poet, prose writer, and playwright Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, published for the first time in Spanish, and in English translation by Katherine M. Hedeen. Rodríguez Iglesias belongs to the so-called Generation Zero […]

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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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