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Book Review: Olio

Olio examines the way that we experience stories that become integral parts of our consciousness—those intimately bound in the social fabric with which we surround ourselves.

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Book Review: Staying Alive

From the “stuff” of humanity, Sims is checking in on what one post-human moment could look like, given a composite of material which recognizes that the material for language must come from some hodgepodge of originary sources.

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Book Review: Obliterations

O’Neill and Piazza work to create this kind of boundary-obscuring version of erasure one in which any ghosts of the text are, even if only briefly, chased away, clearing space for a multiplicity of new speakers.

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IMPROMPTU #30: Douglas Luman

Before the contemporary internet, the touch-tone phone was king. Many of us flash back to the not-too-distant past, and immediately think of the pterodactyl screech of a 14.4/28.8 dial-up modem while others will likely relive nightmares of finding their way through customer service prompts.

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IMPROMPTU #28: Jenni B. Baker

“I have been thinking a lot about poetry and music. What are the different ways we can translate poetry into music? What would music look like as a poem? Let’s find out.”

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IMPROMPTU #27: Greg Santos

“Finding the Oulipo’s methods tremendously useful, I searched for and created other experimental writing prompts, not only for my workshops, but also for my own poetic practice. Here are some particularly handy examples.”