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Collective Reading & Generative Writing Workshop with Etel Adnan’s From A to Z

Litmus Press and CUNY Manifold present: From A to Z: Collective Reading & generative Writing Workshop w/ Alisha Mascarenhas Lindsey Boldt Sahar Khraibani Hazem Fahmy E. Tracy Grinnell a.Monti   Register here   Join us for a collective reading of Etel Adnan’s From A to Z: the digital-critical edition available on CUNY Manifold. The reading will […]

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From A-Z by Etel Adnan: on Small Press Publishing and our second digital-critical edition.

is it is it is it that you prefer the raven and the cow to me ie: the language and the cloud?   Etel Adnan, from “From A to Z”   Welcome to the new digital-critical edition of Etel Adnan‘s From A to Z (originally published by The Post-Apollo Press, 1982) in collaboration with CUNY […]

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An Evening of Poetry for Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure & Journey To Mount Tamalpais

  Where are we? In the middle, at the beginning, the end? Who is we, is it you plus me, or something else expandable, explosive, the salt and pepper of our thoughts the something that may outlast our divinities? – Etel Adnan in There (The Post-Apollo Press, 1997)   This Winter the Guggenheim presented Etel […]

New Litmus Reader Resource: The Aja Couchois Duncan Teaching Guide

With an interest in exploring the generative possibilities of digital learning tools that will be a boon to teachers even in a post-pandemic future, Litmus has spent the last couple years reimagining its role in the webosphere. So far, our efforts have culminated in two distinct projects: Open Poetics, an open-access digital book series, and […]

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Celebrating Aja Couchois Duncan’s Vestigial & Indigenous People’s Day | Alta Mesa Center for the Arts

Aja Couchois Duncan’s Vestigial, the follow-up to her 2016 Litmus book Restless Continent, was released on August 30th. To celebrate the launch of Vestigial—a poetic narrative “exploring evolution, biomedicine, gender, lust, climate change and loneliness”— Duncan joined poet James Thomas Stevens in a virtual reading and conversation hosted by the Alta Mesa Center for the […]

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Memnoir by Joan Retallack: on Manifold Scholarship and the launch of our first digital-critical edition

“see that shadow on the wall that’s you childhood initiates the child into senses hungers proclivities expectations exhaustions anxieties terrors horrors humors the experience of experiencing all that’s pointed out and then the noisy silent rushes telescoping in and out i.e. stops and starts ruptures and surprises surprise surprise guess what’s inside” Joan Retallack, from […]

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