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A Brother’s Life-in-Death: A Review of Prosopopoeia by Farid Tali

Paul Cunningham

11.15.18

How do we explore death? Particularly, through the eyes of the death of a loved one, to HIV/AIDS? Paul Cunningham reviews Farid Tali’s vulnerable and brutal Prosopopoeia.

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A House Built of Whetstone: A Review of Prairie M. Faul’s In the House We Built

Paul Cunningham

03.13.18

“Prairie M. Faul’s poems are multifaceted and the whetstone—the stone used for sharpening—is the skin of this stunning house of a book.” Paul Cunningham reviews In the House We Built.

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Sense Violence: An Interview with Helena Boberg

Paul Cunningham

12.18.17

Helena Boberg talks with Paul Cunningham about time, influence, the necessity of poetry in sick times, and the new English translation from the Swedish of her Sense Violence (Sinnesvåld).

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Homestead Beyond the Clouds: A Review of Kids of the Black Hole

Paul Cunningham

10.24.17

Evoking textures from likes of Inland Empire and The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You, Marty Cain’s Kids of the Black Hole traces a between dreamscape and wasteland. Paul Cunningham reviews.

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PRO(M)BOIS(E): An Interview with Thibault Raoult

Paul Cunningham

08.08.17

Thibault Raoult in conversation with Paul Cunningham about identity, cinema, the internet, and Raoult’s poetry collection PRO(M)BOIS(E).

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To Hack, To Become Immune: An interview with Aase Berg

Paul Cunningham

05.02.17

Aase Berg in conversation with Paul Cunninghan upon the release of her latest book, Hackers, translated from the Swedish by Johannes Göransson.

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You Can Do That With Anything: An Interview with Dominic Rodriguez about Fursonas

Paul Cunningham

11.01.16

Paul Cunningham spoke with filmmaker Dominic Rodriquez about his debut documentary, Fursonas, which provides a complex, controversial inside look at the personal lives of furries in search of what being a furry really means.

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World and War Memories: A Review of Don Mee Choi’s Hardly War

Paul Cunningham

09.29.16

Don Mee Choi’s Hardly War collages photographs, equations, and verbal shrapnel tracing the ghostly damage broken open in wartime Korea and Vietnam. Paul Cunningham reviews.

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Shades of Bruise: A Review of Dawn Lundy Martin’s Life in a Box is a Pretty Life

Paul Cunningham

04.14.16

Dawn Lundy Martin’s assemblage of bodies, debris, and mechanisms of control might be one of the most important (and most overlooked) books of last year. Paul Cunningham reviews.

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Poetry Starts with a No: An Interview with Purdey Lord Kreiden Thomas Taren

Paul Cunningham

02.02.16

Paul Cunningham and Purdey Lord Kreiden Thomas Taren got together over email to discuss new endeavors, theories of translation, tree-logic, decadence, kid-scoundrels, glitch-worlds, waste places, and the current state of poetry.