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Aaron Kunin Points to the Aesthetic Ground September 29, 2015: “Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?” asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place’s work might just be “poorly written,” [...] by

Pretending to Disrupt, Merely Distracting: Plundering Privilege in the World of Poetry August 11, 2015: It should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me and knows I grew up steeped in the south’s Bible Belt culture of racism that I am compelled to reflect on the surrounding culture, specifically [...] by

Kim Calder Considers Vanessa Place’s Denunciation at Los Angeles Review of Books June 16, 2015: Los Angeles-based poet and academic Kim Calder has written an essay, “The Denunciation of Vanessa Place,” for the Los Angeles Review of Books. The piece starts with Mongrel [...] by

Canvases Pale: A Minstrelsy So Easily Absorbed May 22, 2015: And so I would like to make it clear that I am going to talk about race. Again. I would like to make it clear that my writing about race, like myself, is a collection of incomplete moments in time. [...] by

John Keene & LA Times Weigh in on the Matter of @VanessaPlace May 20, 2015: For those of you keeping up with the current debate around Vanessa Place’s conceptual project, @VanessaPlace, do check out the LA Times on the AWP aspect. 1) “Interestingly, AWP didn’t [...] by

AWP Removes Vanessa Place From 2016 Conference Subcommittee May 18, 2015: This weekend saw the unfolding of outrage over Vanessa Place’s Twitter account, a project that (as we’ve noted previously) has been transcribing the entirety of Margaret Mitchell’s [...] by

The Whitest Boy Alive: Witnessing Kenneth Goldsmith May 18, 2015: “There are times when scandal feels like the sun that race revolves around.” –The Racial Imaginary “The white writer feels injured in this moment—misunderstood and wounded—and believes it [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 1: CryptoPo, Part 2: Notes for the Encrypticon April 21, 2015: This past January, a temporary collective of writers, artists, printers and scholars created a lumpy, hexagonal, cardboard cave inside the small gallery at the back of Mountain Fold Books here in [...] by

Open Press October 27, 2014: I am going to talk about Open Press, a two-day literary festival that took place in Los Angeles this past October 11 & 12. Let me be clear: in no way do I speak on behalf of any Los Angeles [...] by

Talks From Copenhagen REVERSE Festival: Steven Zultanski on Conceptual Writing, Vanessa Place on Divya Victor’s ‘Race Card’ October 13, 2014: Just a few weeks ago, an international poetry festival—REVERSE 2014—took place in Copenhagen. Participating poets and scholars were Steven Zultanski, Vanessa Place, and Robert Fitterman from [...] by