Poems in Translation in Gramma Poetry

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Fresh new poems by Vito Bonito which I translated from the Italian are up at Gramma Poetry . They publish some of the most exciting new voices around and it is such an honor for both me and Vito to be here.

Book Review at WWB

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Thank you to Eric Becker and Matt Seigel at Words Without Borders for publishing my review of Ursula Andkjær Olsen’s Third-Millennium Heart, translated from the Danish by Katrine Øgaard Jensen. These poems are gorgeous and I am lucky to know them.

Short Story in Italian Lit Mag, VersoDove

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I am so honored to be featured in VersoDove, translated by the amazing Marilena Renda (who also translates Anne Carson) and beside so many talented writers. Thank you also to Vito Bonito who invited me to take part in this issue of one of Italy’s finest and longest running lit mags. I’ll have copies available for you Italian readers soon!

Interview with The Swimmers Club

 

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This interview was so much fun, thank you Richard Brammer of amazing UK Indie Press Dostoyevsky Wannbe for this conversation.

 

 

 

Book Review in WWB, a new Swedish Novel

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I’m writing book reviews over at Words Without Borders of new books in translation. It’s wonderful to work with such a dedicated group of editors and have a sneak peak into the latest international titles….

Here is the first review!

“A Fortune Foretold” by Agneta Pleijel translated by Marlaine Dalargy

 

Faculty Bio at JCU

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I am so thrilled to share my official faculty bio, up at John Cabot University!

New Bonito Poems in Translation

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Excited to share new poems in translation in Exchanges Literary Journal from the University of Iowa MFA in Literary Translation. These are poems by Vito Bonito, translated from the Italian. And I will be reading with these folks at the ALTA conference this October in Minneapolis!

Art Essay in 3:AM

I wrote an essay on the work of Flavio Favelli, one of my favorite contemporary artists, over at 3:AM Magazine. It’s a hybrid of theory and personal, a hybrid I ardently believe in. The piece is about illness and aliens and death, but also memory and object.

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After sharing the essay with him he invited me to check out his new work-shop in Venice for the Biennale. See you in Venice next week!

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Review in The Fanzine: This Young Monster

I review Charlie Fox’s stunning collection of essays in The Fanzine

Thanks to Blake Butler for his editorial prowess.

 

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Leigh Bowery

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New Teaching Position at John Cabot University

I am thrilled to announce that I will be teaching undergraduate writing at John Cabot University in Rome. This is such an honor and a dream to be teaching in a liberal arts college that shares so many of my educational values. I look forward to this new and challenging experience.

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(this will be me soon!)