THE REPUBLIC OF EXIT 43
THE REPUBLIC OF EXIT 43

The Republic of Exit 43: Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump Just released! from Atelos Press Order from Small Press Distribution here The Republic of Exit 43 is a verbal/visual archaeology of the hazardous waste sites across the street from home and school, tucked behind the portal of […]

A NEURAL NET

A Neural Net: OoRS, PARK, BARGE and ANTENA on collaborative projects, assembled for Ground Scores: Unburying Ecologies through Embodied Practice at the UC Berkeley Ecopoetics Conference, February 2013 by David Buuck, Jen Hofer, Seung-Jae Lee, Rachel Levitsky, Ira Livingston, Jennifer Scappettone, Kathy Westwater Download a printable .pdf here! NeuralNetBuuckHoferScappettoneWestwaterLevitsky

KILLING THE MOONLIGHT—MODERNISM IN VENICE

Out now! from the Modernist Latitudes Series of Columbia University Press As a city that seems to float in the margin between Europe and Asia, removed by a lagoon from the tempos of terra firma, Venice has long seduced the Western imagination. Since the 1797 fall of the Venetian Republic, fantasies about the sinking city […]

THING ODE/ODE OGGETTUALE

A bilingual chapbook translated into Italian by Jennifer Scappettone in conversation with Marco Giovenale (La Camera Verde: Collana Felix, 2008) “Her reading…was an infusion of a flood of words intermingling across curved lines of vowels and consonants moving on their own, according to their own laws of nature. And the nature of these words today…is […]

LOCOMOTRIX

  Locomotrix: Selected Poetry and Prose of Amelia Rosselli. Edited and translated by Jennifer Scappettone. Published by the University of Chicago Press, Spring 2012. Winner of the Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize for 2012. “In the landscape of twentieth-century Italian writing, Amelia Rosselli’s poems stand out as a unique achievement, cultivating oblique, discontinuous forms that mix […]

FROM DAME QUICKLY
FROM DAME QUICKLY

Litmus Press, 2009 Cover artwork by Rosemarie Fiore “The work here is social sculpture at its most intense: ciphering the din of public immediacy through the person of the disjointed subject only to feed out the information stream as a critique of participation, colored by the guilt of subjectivity.” —Michael Cross, “Social Character and Social […]

BELLADONNA ELDERS SERIES #5
BELLADONNA ELDERS SERIES #5

#5 of the Elders Series for Belladonna Books, 2009: Poetry, Landscape, Apocalypse. Featuring a preface and pop-up pastorals by Jennifer Scappettone and new writing by Etel Adnan and Lyn Hejinian. “Here is a task of poetry: to sense the terrain in a city that has done its utmost to balk at the limits and curvatures […]

ERR-RESIDENCE
ERR-RESIDENCE

Bronze Skull, 2007 Cover artwork by Roberto Harrison “among the many delights to be found here, the sudden appearance of the neologism ‘hackquiescent.’ Look out, OED.” —Aldon Nielsen, at HeatStrings

AUFGABE 7
AUFGABE 7

F Feature section on contemporary Italian poetry guest-edited by Jennifer Scappettone, 2008 Featuring critical preface and poetry and prose in translation by Amelia Rosselli, Nanni Cagnone, Milli Graffi, Giuliano Mesa, Marco Giovenale, and Giovanna Frene (trans. Jennifer Scappettone); and poetry in translation by Emilio Villa (trans. Pasquale Verdicchio), Andrea Zanzotto (trans. Patrick Barron), Maria Attanasio […]

THING ODE/ODE OGGETTUALE
THING ODE/ODE OGGETTUALE

A bilingual chapbook translated into Italian by Jennifer Scappettone in conversation with Marco Giovenale (La Camera Verde:  Collana Felix, 2008) “Her reading…was an infusion of a flood of words intermingling across curved lines of vowels and consonants moving on their own, according to their own laws of nature.  And the nature of these words today…is […]

BEAUTY [IS THE NEW ABSURDITY]
BEAUTY [IS THE NEW ABSURDITY]

Dusie Chapbook Kollectiv Series, 2007 “‘Not to confine the page to the certainty of certain place, but to haul it alas through transitions successful or non, through transit’ —Jennifer Scappettone, from Beauty [Is the New Absurdity] “Vast territories, however we define them, are undeniably being navigated, and their languages translated. Scappettone’s line suggests meaning is […]


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