May Guest Editor: JOHN PLUECKER

Starting on May 1st, [out of nothing] is excited to present our next Guest Editor: John Pluecker.

JP-[OON]-FotoJohn Pluecker is a writer, interpreter, translator and co-founder of the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena. His work is informed by experimental poetics, radical aesthetics and cross-border cultural production. His texts have appeared in journals in the U.S. and Mexico, including The Volta, Mandorla, Aufgabe, [out of nothing], eleven eleven, Third Text, Animal Shelter, HTMLGiant and Literal. His work extends off the page to text-based improvisational performances in collaboration with experimental musicians and performance artists, as well as projects at the intersections of visual art and poetry. He has translated numerous books from the Spanish, including Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border (Duke University Press, 2012) and Feminism: Transmissiones and Retransmissions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)He has published three chapbooks, Routes into Texas (DIY, 2010), Undone (Dusie Kollektiv, 2011) and Killing Current (Mouthfeel Press, 2012).

 

 

 

 

John’s curated posts for the month of May will circle around the theme:

Wandering in and wondering about literary community building: including the possibilities of literary community through on-line journals and a trip to Tucson for an encounter with trans/genderqueer poetry.

Watch for exciting posts starting on Wednesday, May 1st.



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