Laura Elrick's book Fantasies in Permeable Structures is recently out from Factory School (2005) in Vol. 1 of the Heretical Texts series. She is also the author of sKincerity (Krupskaya, 2003) and is one of the featured writers on Women In the Avant Garde, an audio CD produced by Narrow House Recordings in 2004.
This talk was originally written for a panel on Ecopoetics organized by Brenda Iijima and Evelyn Reilly and held on January 21, 2006 at the Bowery Poetry Club. A compilation of writings from the event and beyond, entitled )((eco (lang)(uage(reader)), will be published this November by Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs.
Theres a seditious joy in a thronging crowd