Monthly Archives: February 2016


Open House 2.1 is here. Guest-edited by Ivy Johnson. Featuring Emily Skillings, Grace Mitchell, Jacob Kahn, Emji Spero, Anne Lesley Selcer, Oki Sogumi, Wendy Trevino, Olive Blackburn, Lauren Levin, and Jamie Townsend Download the full PDF issue here

“An intense desire for relation at the place of relation’s prohibition” : an interview w/ Rob Halpern

This interview concerns Rob Halpern’s book Common Place (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), and was conducted over phone and via email throughout the winter of 2015/2016. In it, Halpern discusses poetry, war, biopolitics, utopian longing, and the ethics of appropriation—all of which are concerns central to Common Place and to Halpern’s general writing practice. Cosmo Spinosa: Thanks so much for […]