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Logo of the Arab Workers Movement from 1972 to 1976 depicting a worker raising a fist in the shape of Palestine with Arabic writing below that reads Arab Labor Movement

Olivia C. Harrison: On Palestine Solidarity

This is the first post in a series of engagements by Litmus authors, translators, and editors reflecting on the connection of their work to the ongoing struggle and violence, current and historical, in Palestine. Rooted in our commitment to creating ...

The Coming Mental Range cover with an abstract painting by Will Alexander in yellow red blue and green with a band of solid red above and below the image

Alchemy of Species: on Will Alexander’s The Coming Mental Range

For Will Alexander, philosophy “means inquiry into the broadest view, into the most encompassing range, taking into account the known and what is considered to be the unknown.” This malleable and generous approach is also what animates ...

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New Teaching Resource: Experimental Performance Scenarios

We are pleased to share our newly published Litmus Teaching Guide, Experimental Performance Scenarios, a three-book reference map exploring the constellation of thinking around performance writing. For this guide, we have prepared discussion questions and generative prompts focusing on

I Caustic front cover with abstract painting by Moa Bennani in black taupe and rust colors

Shooting the Moon: I, Caustic and the Labor of Revolution

I, Caustic, the first English-language edition of Moroccan writer Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine’s Moi, l’aigre (Éditions du Seuil, 1970), translated by Jake Syersak, raises a mobilizing cry against colonization and state violence, weaving drama, historical narrative, ...

From A to Z: Recordings, Reading Groups!

This past November we celebrated the launch for Etel Adnan’s From A to Z: the digital-critical edition with a collective reading and generative writing workshop. The event featured guest editors

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Standard American English – NYC Book Launch!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18th Please join us for an East Coast book launch of EL_S_TH H__ST_ON aka Elisabeth Houston's Standard American English (Litmus Press, 2022). Reading and performance by EL_S_TH H__ST_ON aka Elisabeth Houston aka baby. Doors ...

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Feminist Bookstore News & The Post-Apollo Press

Part I: All the News... It arrived between four and six times a year, a 7-by-8.5-inch, saddle-stitched booklet with colored card stock covers printed in black ink, holding anywhere between 50 and 150 pages of feminist & queer nerd ...

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