Throughout transition, I’ve often thought of my body as a poem––one whose semantics is a web of social relations I can’t quite parse, that no one can fully parse. More than a “receptacle,” my trans body necessarily relies on the creation of new subjective semantics.
In the two weeks since Donald Trump's election, people from around the country, and from all walks of life, have been debating each other online. How exactly did Trump get elected?
In a blog series for Ploughshares, I interview a poet and a non-poet. This time, digital media artist Liz Mputu and poet Justin Phillip Reed. I want to talk about how to manage the expression of violence, feeling of violence, portrayal of violence and also, anger as a thing
I talk to Nathaniel Mackey and musician Suzi Analogue about how to, in Amiri Baraka's words, find the self, then kill it—and about the role of technology in that process.
“We live in a late-capitalist situation where if something is not worth money then culture says it’s not worth anything at all.”