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Yekaterina Samutsevich: Closing Statement at the Pussy Riot Trial

Yekaterina Samutsevich: Closing Statement at the Pussy Riot Trial

by hecksinductionhour | August 8, 2012 · 7:40 pm Yekaterina Samutsevich: Closing Statement at the Pussy Riot Trial Yekaterina Samutsevich, defendant in the criminal case against the feminist punk group Pussy Riot: In the closing statement, the defendant is expected to repent, express regret for their deeds or enumerate attenuating circumstances. In my case, as...
In conversation: Zoe Strauss

In conversation: Zoe Strauss

(Photograph by Zoe Strauss) If you reading this fuck you Zoe Strauss is a self-taught photography-based installation artist. She lives and works in Philadelphia where she was born (at Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first), and with the exception of a brief sojourn in Nevada, where she was raised. Strauss comes from a close-knit family. Her...
Vanessa Place: Two Rounds of Conversation

Vanessa Place: Two Rounds of Conversation

I first heard of Vanessa Place and Les Figues in a cab going from JFK to midtown. I was with fellow poet Christan Bok who had much to say about Place, the press, and the upcoming n/oulipo publication (a compendium of the noulipo conference). Then I saw the novel and was smitten. You’ll find a...
Ben Hynes on Erica Baum's 'Dog Ear'

Ben Hynes on Erica Baum’s ‘Dog Ear’

Embedded in our current moment is the unique opportunity to interrogate the manner in which we conceive of what it means to read. A materiality that was once self-evident – i.e., you read a book, or a sign, or a magazine – in the relationship between a text and the act of reading has receded...
Betty White Says...

Betty White Says…

 
Not Otherwise Specified: Enter Before September 30th

Not Otherwise Specified: Enter Before September 30th

Let me be the judge of that. You should enter this contest because I’m harsh and Les Figues rocks. We are now accepting submissions for the Second Annual Les Figues NOS Book Contest. All entrants receive a TrenchArt Series title of choice. Deadline: September 15, 2012. 2012 Les Figues Press NOS Book Contest— (NOS = not...