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THE COW 10th ANNIVERSARY QUESTIONNAIRE ends 7/8

Thursday,  July 7, 2016

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Ariana Reines’s The Cow is turning ten, and your input is requested! Tomorrow, July 8 is the closing date for our reader questionnaire, in which we call for your thoughts, feelings, and reflections on this urgent and potent work as we prepare its second coming as an expanded and critical edition in 2017. We’re looking for responses all across the gamut. Three respondents will be selected to receive a uniquely selected reward from Ariana and Fence Books. 

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LIVING POETS MUSICAL THEATER at EMPAC

Friday,  June 3, 2016

On Thursday, June 9 at 9 p.m., in conjunction with the Albany Symphony's New Music Festival, FENCE presents an evening of poetry performances curated by Rebecca Wolff at EMPAC. The event features poet-performers Shira Dentz and Diana Alvarez. Shira Dentz is the author of three books: black seeds on a white dish (Shearsman), door of thin skins (CavanKerry), and how do i net thee (forthcoming) and two chapbooks, Leaf Weather (Shearsman), and FLOUNDERS (Essay Press, downloadable for free). Her writing has appeared widely in journals including: The American Poetry Review, The Iowa


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on James Shea’s The Lost Novel

Thursday,  May 26, 2016

"The voices of the poems in The Lost Novel are alternately unsettled, wry, contemplative, resigned, and baffled. But throughout those fluctuations they’re also relentlessly endearing; as the speaker of the poem “Florida, Missouri” tells it, This is the breezy firsthand / account of my life. If you don’t / want to listen, I don’t care. But it’s a testament to that insouciant breeziness that we do want to listen; we do care." —Jeff Alessandrelli, The Kenyon Review Read the whole review here


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Slightly Younger Than Youtube: The Cow @ Ten

Thursday,  May 19, 2016

 

Fence readers: We're preparing a tenth-anniversary critical edition of The Cow, edited by Judith Goldman & featuring the voices of poets, artists, musicians, readers, fans & loathers of the book—and we wanna hear from you!  There'


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