Feature Friday: Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp by Aaron Tucker

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are pleased to bring you an excerpt from Aaron Tucker’s second full-length collection of poems, Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp. Inspired by the 1968 chess performance of avant-garde artist Marcel Duchamp and composer John Cage, Irresponsible Mediums translates Duchamp’s chess games into poems using

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Feature Friday: The Year of My Disappearance by Carole David, Translated by Donald Winkler

The Year of My Disappearance by Carole David, Translated by Donald Winkler

For this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are pleased to bring you an excerpt from Carole David’s award-winning poetry collection, The Year of My Disappearance, translated by Governor General’s Award winner Donald Winkler. A searing, surreal, darkly comic descent into a woman’s psyche, present here are ­figures lodged in her memory: lovers, strangers, her

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Feature Friday: Branches by Mark Truscott

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are pleased to bring you an excerpt from Mark Truscott’s new poetry collection, Branches. Careful attention reveals that, even in moments that seem insignificant, our minds are constantly navigating disjunctions among registers of experience. Clear thinking demands that these navigations remain unconscious. But what if they’re meaningful,

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Feature Friday: The Faerie Devouring by Catherine Lalonde, Translated by Oana Avasilichioaei

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are excited to bring you an excerpt from the newly released The Faerie Devouring, a modern-day fable and feminist bildungsroman by Quebecois author Catherine Lalonde and reimagined by the award-winning poet and translator Oana Avasilichioaei. The Faerie Devouring tells the story of the sprite, her absent mother (who

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Feature Friday: Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-ART by Jacob Wren

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are excited to bring you an excerpt from Jacob Wren’s  Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-ART, a compelling hybrid of history, memoir, and performance theory. Written, among other things, to celebrate PME-ART’s twentieth anniversary, the book begins when Jacob Wren meets Sylvie Lachance and Richard

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