Friday October 18 at 7PM
General Idea #13:
Juliana Spahr edits with Jena Osman the book series Chain Links, with nineteen other poets she edits of the collectively funded Subpress, and with Joshua Clover and Jasper Bernes she will begin editing Commune Editions. With David Buuck she wrote Army of Lovers, a book about two friends who are writers in a time of war and ecological collapse (forthcoming from City Lights). She has edited with Stephanie Young A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-pants-and-a-
(Chain Links, 2011), with Joan Retallack Poetry & Pedagogy: the
Challenge of the Contemporary (Palgrave, 2006), and with Claudia Rankine
American Women Poets in the 21st Century (Wesleyan U P, 2002). And
several times she has organized free schools with Joshua Clover: the 95
cent Skool (summer of 2010) and the Durruti Free Skool (summer of 2011).
David Buuck is a writer who lives in Oakland, CA. He is the founder of BARGE, the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics, and co-founder and editor of Tripwire, a journal of poetics. An Army of Lovers, co-written with Juliana Spahr, is just out from City Lights, and SITE CITE CITY will be published by Futurepoem in 2014.
Katy Bohinc is a poet and digital media strategist for the Democractic Party of China. She co-edits COYDUP a poetry pamphlet decidated to hand-to-hand distribution at and around Occupy events with Meg Ronan. Work has recently appeared in Armed Cell, and is forthcoming in Poor Claudia, Apartment, & Open Letters Monthly. She has a background in math, comp litt, China, France & Buenos Aires. She lives in Manhattan.
Mark Johnson lives in Philadelphia, where he runs Hiding Place, a record / book shop / reading space. His latest book is DREAM OF A LIKE PLACE, a chap published by SUS, the new press operated by Eddie Hopely and Astrid Lorange.