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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

Cathy Park Hong’s Proust Questionnaire & The Frye Museum’s Cancellation of Coon Songs, Kitsch, and Conceptual Writing February 3, 2014: Cathy Park Hong answered the Proust Questionnaire for the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. "Hers is a universe flitting between ideal and corruption, urbane and cowboy," writes Yeow Kai Chai. Her answers don't flit, though. An excerpt: 4. Name one living author and one dead author you identify with most, and tell us why. I don't [...] by

Vanessa Place Considers the Poetic & Fetishistic Qualities of Heimrad Bäcker’s Seascape January 8, 2014: Vanessa Place reviews Heimrad Bäcker's Seascape (Ugly Duckling Presse 2013) for Constant Critic. We wrote about the text not too long ago. Bäcker was a teenage member of the Nazi Party, and spent his life examining Nazism and the Holocaust, and "[f]or his part," Place writes, "[Bäcker] deemed [Seascape] a piece of concrete poetry." [...] by

Village Voice Votes Ugly Duckling Presse Best Small Press of 2013! October 18, 2013: The Village Voice's Best of New York 2013 just hit newstands throughout the boroughs and on the interwebs. This year's Arts and Entertainment section included categories honoring the Best Lit Blog (Paris Review Daily), Best Reading Series (Franklin Park), Best Theater Company (Nature Theater of Oklahoma), and Best Reopened DIY Space (Silent [...] by

Felix Bernstein’s Felt Essay on Vanessa Place’s ‘Zombie Poetry’ Manifesto September 30, 2013: Felix Bernstein has penned an original for HTMLGIANT, writing on Vanessa Place, Slavoj Žižek, Trisha Low, "and more." To the point, Bernstein responds to "Zombie Poetry," an essay by Place published last week on Jacket2 ("There is no ‘I’ in team. But there is a ‘me,’ bitches"). Bernstein: "And so it is only human (in the ‘living [...] by

Vanessa Place Reviews Goldsmith’s Seven Disasters, Adds to Conv. on Affect August 22, 2013: Now we have a clear-eyed review from Vanessa Place on Kenny Goldsmith's Seven American Deaths and Disasters for the Constant Critic; in it, she responds to both Marjorie Perloff's recent thinking on Conceptualism and the Cal Bedient piece on affect: "Contrary to Bedient’s charge that conceptualism is feeling-less work, conceptual poetry, or [...] by

Vanessa Place to Ben Fama on Her Passion for Chairs July 18, 2013: From the source: Ben Fama interviews Vanessa Place about VanessaPlace, Inc. at Bright Stupid Confetti. Choice words: Ben Fama: When you appeared at the Ugly Duckling Presse Cellar Series, you recited several poems from the canon of Confessional Poetry...Plath, Bishop. Why? Vanessa Place: I’ve got more pussy than you can swing at a [...] by

Amy King Considers What Unrest After Conceptualism’s Institutional Embrace July 17, 2013: At The Rumpus the other day: Amy King backs up and moves forward in her breakdown of community, capital, Conceptualism, and poetry (specifically poetry as capital as seen in the "eyes" of the new VanessaPlace, Inc.). King also invokes Dada, Langpo, and other schools/movements/descendents; and remarks on the deliberate lineage-creation via [...] by

‘Is There a Masculine Genius?’ Three New Conceptual Works Reviewed by Blake Butler July 1, 2013: At Vice, Blake Butler looks at conceptual writing with the help of three new books he's taken pleasure in: Vanessa Place's Boycott (Ugly Duckling Presse), Kenneth Goldsmith's Seven American Deaths and Disasters (Random House), and Stephanie Barber's Night Moves (Publishing Genius). Butler's feeling on this type of work in general: As [...] 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