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Platforms for Writing: Patrick Durgin Searches at Jacket 2 October 14, 2014: While explaining Hannah Weiner’s telegram in Art in the Mind, a study of conceptual art at Oberlin in 1970, Patrick Durgin walks readers through a few pieces that he has been working on, to be [...] by

Impermanent Architecture: At Jacket 2 Mercedes Eng Explores Built Environments October 14, 2014: Mercedes Eng most recent contribution to Jacket 2 looks at Vancouver’s tent city through the lens of two poetic texts about the built environment: Lisa Robertson’s Occasional Work and Seven [...] by

Cecily Nicholson’s Book-Length Documentary Poem, From the Poplars October 14, 2014: At The Small Press Book Review, rob mclennan reviewed Vancouver poet Cecily Nicholson’s second book, From the Poplars (Vancouver BC: Talonbooks, 2014). A book-length documentary poem that [...] by

Patrick Durgin Witnesses Jenny Holzer at Jacket 2 October 10, 2014: —but what I can say is that this article by Patrick Durgin about truth, government sensitivity, and social romanticism, newly published at Jacket 2 sure takes the cake. Delve in right here: No [...] by

Mercedes Eng Introduces Jacket 2 to the Life and Legacy of Bud Osborn October 6, 2014: Bud Osborn was a poet and a social justice activist in Vancouver until his death earlier this year. At Jacket 2, Mercedes Eng considers the ways in which Vancouver’s conflicts appear in the [...] by

On Erasure at Jacket2 October 3, 2014: At Jacket 2, Mary Hickman takes on the politics and poetics of defacing and also, perhaps, “refacing” books with works by Jen Bervin and Mary Ruefle as two examples. At the 2013 [...] by

The Writing Project That Was Heriberto Yépez September 19, 2014: Guillermo Parra has translated what appears to be a resignation letter from Mexican writer and poet Heriberto Yépez (“called one of the best writers and chroniclers of contemporary [...] by

Patrick Durgin Unlocks Mirtha Dermisache’s Diarios at Jacket 2 September 10, 2014: It’s always a welcome surprise to learn the name of another artist whose written work demands both visual literacy and reading comprehension. Mirtha Dermisache (1927-2012) was an Argentinian [...] by

‘writings writers write about writing have been curiously misread’ August 27, 2014: If you’re ever wondering what the difference might be between a manifesto and poetics, look no further than “Poetics and the manifesto: On Pierre Joris and Adrian Clarke” at [...] by

‘A Real Wide-Open-Type Palette of Dreams': Paul Ebenkamp Readies Readers for Brandon Downing’s Mellow Actions August 26, 2014: You may be ready for Brandon Downing’s Mellow Actions but are you ready for Paul Ebenkamp’s review of Brandon Downing’s Mellow Actions? At Jacket 2, Ebenkamp takes on the task of [...] by