Author Archives: Lauren Levin

Uptown’s Gotta Shake

Wow, it’s been a while.  Struggling with my Big Freedia post.  The one I haven’t written. I’ve narrated it to a few people and while it spooled out of my mouth no problem it doesn’t want to be written.  Something … Continue reading

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April at the Poetic Labor Project

We’re so pleased to announce that responses from Amber DiPietra, Steve Benson, and an anomyous contributor are now up on the Poetic Labor Project’s blog. To download a pdf of all three, please click here. We want to open the space … Continue reading

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Poetics of Ventriloquism

Mentioning posts I want to write seems to be a jinx.  I don’t write those posts.  But I’ll write about Divya Victor’s New Front Row reading.  Well, almost.  I’ll  quote some of Divya Victor’s “Situations” – a portion of what … Continue reading

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Kommen die Tornados zu uns?

Jared wrote to me in the comments: “I’ll respond in kind about THE HEXX, but what does “a total revision of the world so that it may more accurately reflect the contents of the world” mean? I’ve been sleeping on … Continue reading

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March at the Poetic Labor Project

We’re so pleased to announce that responses from Anne Boyer, Tyrone Williams, and Lara Durback are now up on the Poetic Labor Project’s blog. To download a pdf of all three, please click here. We’re grateful for these initial responses, which broaden … Continue reading

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Homage to Homage to Keyboard Cat

I would like to learn how to hex a corporation.  So I’m stealing this from Jared’s personal blog. Once released, the Curse may only be removed by rectifying the wrongful doings of the Encircled. Lizzy told me about a wrongful … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Kookoo

Stephanie Young and I have been writing about Black Swan.  I sent her this photo of a wren feeding a cuckoo chick. Sent with caption, “My sense of self lovingly nourishes its culturally imposed gender insecurities.” The things I think of … Continue reading

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