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Joyelle McSweeney on Susan Bernofsky’s New Translation of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis March 27, 2014: Just up at Fanzine is Joyelle McSweeney review of Susan Bernofsky's new, "fastidious," translation of Kafka's The Metamorphosis, published by Norton this year. "Wake Up for the First Time Again" is at first a comparative study: “Als Gregor Samsa eines Morgens aus unruhigen Träumen erwachte, fand er sich in seinem Bett zu einem [...] by

‘Russian voices singing in indivisible, architectural harmonies’: Joyelle McSweeney’s Olympic Take at LARB February 14, 2014: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Joyelle McSweeney covers, what else, the Olympics. The "Winter Poetry Olympics," that is. Or rather, Sochi, Zizek, a "menace-choir," and Eisenstein's film Ivan Grozny. A snippet of her as-per-usual mellifluous writing: 4. I am falling through time; it is time made of sound; loud, male, absolute [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney Reviews Lonely Christopher’s Newest Collection, Death and Disaster Series February 5, 2014: At Fanzine, Joyelle McSweeney reviews Lonely Christopher's new book of poems, Death & Disaster Series (Monk Books, 2014) (is it a possible partner to Kenny Goldsmith's newest, we wonder...but nay, more that all give due to Warhol). In fact, what interests McSweeney "is not just the appropriation of Warhol’s title but what is conjured by [...] by

Drone War Poem: Joyelle McSweeney Defends Josef Kaplan’s Kill List October 17, 2013: Responses to Josef Kaplan's Kill List (Cars Are Real 2013), which we aimed at the other day, are employing the Internet's breakneck form well--Joey Yearous-Algozin has already made Real Kill List (Troll Thread 2013), which drops a Facebook-reaction comment-stream into PDF (sequels forthcoming?); and today, Joyelle McSweeney responds to the [...] by

McSweeney’s Death Youth, or The Leaks to Be Staged This Monday October 11, 2013: Bright and early this morning on Montevidayo, the inimitable Joyelle McSweeney posted a notice altering us to a staging of her play Death Youth, or The Leaks, which recently won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. Here's the low-down: As I’ve been transmitting through the ectoplasm, my play, “Dead Youth, or, [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney on the Influence of Leslie Scalapino September 23, 2013: As we noted last week, Joyelle McSweeney is the winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. On October 14th her new play, Dead Youth, or, the Leaks will premiere at the New Ohio Theatre (NYC) directed by Fiona Templeton. At 2 Paragraphs, she discusses the play and the impact of Leslie Scalapino's writing on [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney Wins Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights September 19, 2013: You heard it here: The winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights is Joyelle McSweeney! McSweeney's winning script, Dead Youth, or, The Leaks, will be published by Litmus Press. The play, according to her self-descript on Facebook, is "a rewriting of The Tempest starring Julian Assange, Abduwali Abdukhadir [...] by

‘Corean Music’: Art and Violence August 1, 2013: In his 1895 study Corea, the English Victorian adventurer (and anthropologist, painter, etc.) Henry Savage-Landor writes about Korean music: This music is to the average European ear more than diabolical, this being to a large extent due to the differences in the tones, semi-tones, and intervals of the scale, but personally, having got [...] by

Don’t Tase Me, Bro: An Interview With Joyelle McSweeney July 26, 2013: Week 28 of 52 interviews at Monkeybicycle features Joyelle McSweeney, much to our delight. She discusses motherhood ("I became so same, same"), genre hygiene, and her new book, Salamandrine: 8 Gothics. An excerpt from McSweeney's conversation with Edward J. Rathke: Mb: Salamandrine: 8 Gothics is a chaotic collection that often left me [...] by

Funny Boy Sings Heavy Metal for Joyelle McSweeney +++ at HTMLGIANT July 19, 2013: Video killed the review star or like, something, the bodybuilding routine of Melvin Antony (said Acker: "...the part of the 'I' that bodybuilds...was rejecting language...") as review for Amina Cain's Creature, AND a lot of other reads from Christopher Higgs at HTMLGIANT: In this series I share with you a stack of my recently acquired [...] by