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IN OTHER EDENS: On Amanda Ackerman’s The Book of Feral Flora April 23, 2014: In which I talk about reading Amanda Ackerman’s The Book of Feral Flora and Amanda talks about making The Book of Feral Flora. Divya: Reading The Book of Feral Flora  Feral. /ˈfɪərəl/ /ˈfɛrəl/ Latin fera wild beast Of an animal: Wild, untamed. Of a plant, also (rarely), of ground: Uncultivated. 1659   Daniel [...] by

TURNING TABLES: On Geoffrey Gatza’s Apollo April 17, 2014: In which I talk about reading Geoffrey Gatza's Apollo and Geoffrey talks about making Apollo   Divya: Reading Apollo I will lay my cards on the table.  I’ll put this offer on your table. We’ll make a deal under the table. And then you will turn the table. The drama of the table—never blank, never rasa—comes from [...] by

OEDIPAL LOOP DE LOOP PLUS GOOP: On Jon Rutzmoser’s shhhh! it’s poetry April 14, 2014: In which I talk about reading shhhh! it's poetry &  Jon Rutzmoser talks about making shhhh! it's poetry Divya: Reading shhhh! it's poetry 1990, Trichy, India. I watch Saturday Night Fever in a small living room. I watch Tony Manero brush his beautiful bush with a black flatback brush and blow it into the poufy arch de triomphe [...] by

DESIRE TO BE/IN PROXIMITY/TO OKAYNESS: On Sarah Dowling’s DOWN April 10, 2014: In which I talk about reading DOWN &  Sarah Dowling  talks about making DOWN Divya: Reading DOWN “Cause when I open my mouth My whole heart comes out” – Christina Aguilera, “Sing For Me My heart is in my pocket mouth; it is poems by Pierre Reverdy Sarah Dowling. I’m always a little late for things. I wore [...] by

‘PAUSE’ IS THE TENDEREST BUTTON: On Shiv Kotecha’s EXTRIGUE April 7, 2014: In which I talk about reading EXTRIGUE & Shiv Kotecha  talks about making EXTRIGUE Divya: Reading EXTRIGUE Everywhere—at the Jewish Community gym locker rooms and on the NFTA train from Allen Street to Delavan station—signs sing: IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. I read Shiv Kotecha’s EXTRIGUE in these places where [...] by

FROM DISNEY’S PORN VAULT, A STORY THAT WILL BRING THE FAMILY TOGETHER, THIS APOCALYPSE. On Amanda Montei’s The Failure Age April 3, 2014: In which I talk about reading THE FAILURE AGE &  Amanda Montei talks about making THE FAILURE AGE   Divya: Reading The Failure Age There comes a time in every woman’s life when you must finally re-visit the fairy tale that your Mother forgot to tell you at night because she was busy telling you about Benazir Bhutto’s [...] by

AUTO-HAGIOGRAPHIC TRAVELOGUE WITH DORITOS: On Feliz Lucia Molina’s UNDERCASTLE April 1, 2014: In which I talk about reading UNDERCASTLE & Feliz Lucia Molina talks about making UNDERCASTLE   Divya: Reading UNDERCASTLE This is a travelogue in a parking lot written in the first person point of view. I am reading Feliz Lucia Molina’s book. I am reading poetry between bouts of Doritos couched like a total douche in [...] by

Newest TrenchArt: Logistics Series Includes Books From Dodie Bellamy, Divya Victor, Redell Olsen, Chris Tysh June 11, 2013: The Les Figues TrenchArt Series has always been one to watch, and the eighth-annual edition is out, featuring new books and essays from Dodie Bellamy, Divya Victor, Redell Olsen, Chris Tysh, an introduction to the series by Vanessa Place (co-editor, with Teresa Carmody), and art by Alice Könitz. More on TrenchArt: Logistics: This [...] by

Divya Victor Is Doing the Next Big Thing February 8, 2013: A new "chain interview" called The Next Big Thing is hopping round the blogosphere, the idea being that once you are tagged, you answer some standard questions and, in turn, tag five more authors with books about to be (or that have been recently) published. Up now at Hassen Saker's blog, Divya Victor talks about her forthcoming book from Les [...] by