Frustrated by Jess Rodriguez Williams

From Transcendence (issue 18), released April 28th at Octopus Literary Salon in downtown Oakland. Frustrated. Frustrated by the constraints of my mind, the fact that i walk in the room and gotta command space, cuz according to colonization, space ain’t rightfully mines the fact that patriarchy got me fucked up, telling girls in saudi arabia that they … More Frustrated by Jess Rodriguez Williams

A sympathetic whirr in the controls of the stove: An Interview with Erin Moure

Poetry is a conversation. It’s about language and movement in language, openings, crossings, paradoxes, contradictions, sounds, layers and lairs (and liars too), and as such, not about “the author” or “the poet.” It’s about contributing gladness, curiosity, revolt to something that ranges more widely than an individual can. … More A sympathetic whirr in the controls of the stove: An Interview with Erin Moure

The telephone service may be interrupted: An Interview with Robert Grenier

There’s something about the shapes themselves, almost . . . Now that really does seem kooky to me. The shapes of the letters want, ‘themselves’—apart from ‘the author’s intent’—to draw whatever it is into existence. That’s my experience. I follow where they go, wherever they go. I make some sort of determination. It’s as if the shapes themselves were shaping the thing that’s said. … More The telephone service may be interrupted: An Interview with Robert Grenier