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From Gentlemen of the Shade: Jen Sookfong Lee

From Gentlemen of the Shade: Jen Sookfong Lee

RISK, ON AND SCREEN OFF At 15, when I first watched My Own Private Idaho, my sexuality was still a fetal idea. But even though there are few women in the film, the experiences of Mike, Scott, and their group of street hustlers carry many of the same ideas of risk that shadow young women...
Lisa Robertson: Time in the Codex

Lisa Robertson: Time in the Codex

LISA ROBERTSON lives in the Vienne region of France. Her most recent books of poetry are Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip, which was selected by the New York Times as one of the 100 best books of 2010, and R’s Boat, shortlisted for The Believer’s 2011 Poetry award. This essay is from Nilling, BookThug, 2012....

Sina Queyras on Lisa Robertson’s Nilling

BY SINA QUEYRAS When I said in an earlier last post that I go to poetry to think, Lisa Robertson was the first poet that came to mind. Hers is a poetry that embraces doubt; that is content to extend rather than conclude, yet never drifts in the sense that Barthes describes in The Pleasure of the Text. “In...

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