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Different Movements of Bodies in the City October 5, 2015: Paris, France Part 1: On Opacity “In the memory of a woman there is always the memory of several others, as if to be woman and to be memory were one and the same thing.” - Etel Adnan, Of Cities [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

THIS IS MESSY, WE’RE NOT SORRY: Elegant Mire with Carrie Lorig, v. 2 April 16, 2015: Carrie :  i’m in the TA office right now because air conditioning and because no one comes here in the summer Cassandra:  good plan i am at home at my desk Carrie:  I just got to the page [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Three April 14, 2015: Three springs ago, I taught a class on documentary poetics. It met in the library of a literary/arts organization near downtown Tucson, Arizona. At the first meeting I showed Stan Brakhage’s The [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Two April 7, 2015: There is a mound of earth in the city of Hiroshima where the bodies of 70,000 nameless people killed by the atomic bomb are buried. The mound is in the park between the Honkawa and Motoyasu [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part One April 2, 2015: I’ve been in love with a corpse. —Etel Adnan, The Arab Apocalypse When I grow up I want to be an old woman. That’s the first thing I thought. I was told: to be an angel, you must be without [...] by

Negar Azimi Pens Tribute to Etel Adnan at The Wall Street Journal February 10, 2015: The Wall Street Journal reaffirms our care for Etel Adnan with this piece on the art world’s recent adulation: “In the past year alone, she has had a string of enviable solo outings at [...] by

Etel Adnan Reader Encourages Necessary Resilience September 11, 2014: At The Rumpus, Patrick James Dunagan reviews the two-volume Etel Adnan’s To Look at the Sea Is to Become What One Is: An Etel Adnan Reader (Nightboat Books 2014; edited by Thom Donovan and [...] by

The Whole Earth: Andrew Durbin on the Poetry of Etel Adnan August 13, 2014: This week at the New Inquiry Andrew Durbin discusses the poetry of Etel Adnan, whose two volume reader, To look at the sea is to become what one is, was published this spring by Nightboat books. [...] by