Carrie and I are super excited that Uninvited: Talking Back to Plato will be coming out with McGill-Queen’s University Press in May 2020. (This is a book we love in which we respond to and reimagine Plato’s Symposium in a hybrid poetry/fiction format. You’ll find our own versions of the speeches of the text – of Phaedrus, of Aristophanes, of Diotima, etc – as inspired … Continue reading Uninvited now available for pre-order!
Now out in Geist 111: a clutch of poems inspired by the “Socrates Questions Agathon” speech in Plato’s Symposium. You can read the poems here. Versions will be included in Uninvited: Talking Back To Plato (forthcoming as a book! stay tuned…), a collaborative project with Carrie Jenkins that you can read about in a little piece we wrote for The Philosophers’ Magazine. Enjoy! Continue reading Sappho Questions Medusa: Poems
I’m so delighted to share the news that Dominic Pettman‘s and my book of short stories (inspired by Vilém Flusser’s work on the theory of gesture) is now available! Head on over to the Punctum Press site, where you can download a free ebook or link over to buy a paper copy. I love these stories so much. We’re plotting a book launch in NYC … Continue reading Metagestures: A Book!
New website ahoy! Translating Vitalities is a collective of artists, anthropologists, medical and healing practitioners, historians, and other humanists and non-humanists who regularly come together in the service of making collaborative work to understand lifeworlds and their translations and transformations. We now have a website that will archive and share work that grows from the project, and you can find us here: https://translatingvitalities.com/. Continue reading Translating Vitalities: A Website
Dominic Pettman and I have spent the last year and a half (or so) conducting an experiment born out of a series of related questions: As a writer, what can it look like to meaningfully engage theory? As we respond to a work of cultural theory, what might fiction writing help us understand, see, and make that straight-up academic theory writing might not offer? Thus was … Continue reading Metagestures