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ISSUE 1.2

The second issue of Open House is here. Featuring Corina Copp, Joel Gregory, Rex Leonowicz, Paul Ebenkamp, Cosmo Spinosa, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, Finn Menzies, Angel Dominguez, Housten Donham, Nico Peck, and Brynne Rebele-Henry Download the full PDF issue here Advertisements

“POETRY BEGINS WITH THE WILLINGNESS TO SUBORDINATE WHATEVER THE HELL IT IS THAT YOU HAVE TO SAY” : AN INTERVIEW W/ FRED MOTEN

By Housten Donham This interview was conducted over the phone in June, 2015. It mostly concerns Moten’s book The Feel Trio [Letter Machine Editions, 2014], which was nominated for a National Book Award. Housten Donham: The visual appeal of The Feel Trio is one of the first things that struck me. Many of the poems […]

“How the whole world crashes into a silence” : An Interview w/ Joseph Massey

Cosmo Spinosa: To me, there is a subtextual exploration of human effects on the environment that runs as a theme throughout your work. These seem like thoughtful and pointed juxtapositions, and not simply an arrangement of “things.” They seem like decisions informed by environmental issues, and in some sense, they seem political to me. As you […]

“What worth is writing that doesn’t put its own disaster on the line?” : An Interview w/ Josef Kaplan

Josef Kaplan is the author of All Nightmare: Introductions, 2011-2012 (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014), Kill List (Cars Are Real, 2013), and Democracy Is Not for the People (Truck Books, 2012). A new book-length poem, Shoot Kids in the Head, is due out from Wonder in fall of 2015. Housten Donham is co-editor of Open House. Housten Donham: I think that I’m just going […]