My book After We All Died is out from Ahsahta Press! I’m really happy to have the opportunity to appear at several upcoming events with some incredible poet colleagues. My gratitude to all the organizers and hosts.
Upcoming readings and events:
September 19: People’s Co-Op Bookstore, Vancouver, BC, 7:30 p.m. reading with Stephen Collis and Kaia Sand
September 23: The Black Squirrel, Washington, DC, 8 p.m. reading with Leslie Bumstead and Sue Landers
September 24: Charmed Instruments, Philadelphia, PA, reading with Sue Landers
September 26: Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University, 6 p.m. reading with other alums
October 2: Fall Convergence, University of Washington at Bothell, 1 p.m. panel “What is Poetics?”–with some great co-panelists
October 29: Segue Series, New York, NY, reading with Angela Hume
November 13: Small Press Traffic, San Francisco: A reading and conversation with poet Lindsey Boldt
Essay Press has just released my book Plastic: an autobiography. It’s free at their site. So thrilled by the beautiful cover!
So pleased to have work in the new Talisman “Occupations” issue–a poem, “You were born,” written in homage to Juliana Spahr, Joshua Clover and Chris Nealon, and some prose from Plastic: an autobiography, on my unhealthy obsession with a plastic car part. Much gratitude to the editors, for the chance to be in such company.
First we had the plastisphere, a new ecosystem of tiny plastic particles in the ocean colonized by bacteria.
Now we have, plastiglomerates, Frankenstein rocks incorporating plastic, found at Kamilo, the beach I wrote about here. (And photo by Jen Coleman above.)
I love the poetic comment at the end of this piece that future beings might find etched impressions of water bottles in fossils. Welcome to the Anthropocene, life.
Thanks Susan Schultz for the tip.
You have a tube of public space running through the center of your body. Thanks to Stacey Tran for commissioning this short essay over at Project Cityscope.