Talking in the Library: Juliana Spahr

- University Library - Mary Tefft White Cultural CenterOpen to the Public

Julian Spahr – Poet, O.B. Hardison Jr. Poetry Prize Winner, 2009

“An Afternoon of Poetry”

Juliana Spahr edits the book series Chain Links with Jena Osman and the collectively funded Subpress with nineteen other people, Commune Editions with Joshua Clover and Jasper Bernes. She is a contributing editor to Commune magazine. With David Buuck she wrote Army of Lovers. She has edited with Stephanie Young A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-pants-and-a-machine-gun Feminism (Chain Links, 2011), with Joan Retallack Poetry & Pedagogy: the Challenge of the Contemporary(Palgrave, 2006), and with Claudia Rankine American Women Poets in the 21st Century(Wesleyan U P, 2002. Her most recent book is Du Bois’s Telegram. She is in process on a book with Stephanie Young and C. O. Grossman that examines the relationship between the grants and literary prizes awarded by private foundations and militancy. 

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