boy says (a book with no ending)

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FORTHCOMING Fall 2024

Where does your voice come from? The one you speak with, or the one you read with? What does it sound like when you read, silently, to yourself? There are the first influences, or at least the ones that first come to mind. But you quickly admit that there are others as well. The voices[…]

Crossings: Migrant Knowledges, Migrant Forms

FORTHCOMING Fall 2024

Crossings: Migrant Knowledges, Migrant Forms brings together activists, artists, scholars, and migrants with diverse histories to explore what the experience of migration does with, and to, knowledge, and how its own ways of knowing find expressive form. As it thinks about physical and imaginative crossings, and the traversals and transactions of knowledge they entail, the[…]

Cycle of Dreams

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FORTHCOMING Fall 2024

An experimental hybrid work, Cycle of Dreams pairs translation and original poetry. The translations, or adaptations, are of William Langland’s strange and wild fourteenth-century dream vision, Piers Plowman, a politically radical English and Latin poem written in the wake of plague and divided into a prologue and twenty passūs or steps. Eric Weiskott transposes the action[…]

Xenoflesh: Vegan Poetics and Capitalocene Meat

FORTHCOMING Fall 2024

Xenoflesh: Vegan Poetics and Capitalocene Meat considers the representation of flesh and meat in an eclectic range of literary texts, artworks, and films produced across capitalocene modernity, from Hesiod’s Theogony and Rembrandt’s The Slaughtered Ox to Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Olga Tokarczuk’s Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead. Moving[…]

Flowers for Marx

FORTHCOMING Summer 2024

Criticism has plucked the imaginary flowers on the chain not in order that man shall continue to bear that chain without fantasy or consolation, but so that he shall throw off the chain and pluck the living flower.  ~ Karl Marx Since the spectacular collapse of the political aspirations of Bernie Sanders in the US[…]

Imagining What We Don’t Know: Creative Theory and Critical Bodies

FORTHCOMING Summer 2024

Taking up perception, ecology, community, lingual value, and quantum life, Imagining What We Don’t Know: Creative Theory and Critical Bodies comprises twenty-four essays and theory poems that blend provocative neologisms – wild dialectics, distributed centrality, soft text, and more – with readings of visionary philosophers and UK, Caribbean, US, Australasian, and Oceania art and writing.[…]

Oblation: Essays, Parables, and Paradoxes

FORTHCOMING Summer 2024

Elements of this book, Oblation: Essays, Parables, and Paradoxes, defy reason. They do so for good reason. Much of what we do, much of what we think, is oblation: sacrifice, offering, to something or someone. The root of “oblation” (Hebrew: korban) is “to draw near” or “to dwell in.” It refers to what is brought[…]

Desire: Subject, Sexuation, and Love

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FORTHCOMING Summer 2024

Have you ever wondered what makes you wake up in the morning? Why not just lay down, stay, and eventually disappear? What is the wanting, the energy, and the grace of liveliness? Desire is at the core of liveliness, and this book explains why it is so. Desire is much more than a mere appendix[…]