by Chris Campanioni
JUL-AUG 2015 | Books
Larissa Shmailos #specialcharacters is both product and response to the Millenial generation, the effects of capitalism on the artist and individual, and our post-Internet culture. But Shmailos use of languagethe way each line of each poem and each word of each line and each syllable of each word opens doors to her collections other poems, and other lines, and other words with, yes, other syllableshas its roots in a movement much closer to the Cold War Kids, poets like Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein, who edited the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E publication from 1978 to 1981
by Phong Bui
APR 2017 | Co-Founder's Message
What have we gained from reading novels, books of poetry and philosophy, observing music and dance performances, watching films, or contemplating works of art? In each instance, a human experience is materialized and distilled as one distinctive expression that tells us something about the community and world we inhabit.