Conceptual Writing by Women: Talk with Rachel Blau DuPlessis & Vanessa Place, Readings by Katie Degentesh & Divya Victor

What conceptualisms do we know, now? What are their gendered attributes? Inspired by the Les Figues Press anthology I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women (2012), Vanessa Place and Rachel Blau DuPlessis will exchange ideas about conceptual writing by women and engage with the work of featured readers Katie Degentesh and Divya Victor.

Rachel Blau DuPlessis is author of the long poem Drafts.

Katie Degentesh lives in New York City. Her first book, The Anger Scale, was published by Combo Books and was recently featured in the Poetry Society of America’s New American Poets series.

Vanessa Place killed poetry–Anon., via Twitter.

Divya Victor is author of Partial Dictionary of the Unnamable, Partial Directory of the Unnamable (Troll Thread Press). She is also author of PUNCH and Goodbye John! On John Baldessari, both from Gauss PDF, Hellocasts by Charles Reznikoff by Divya Victor by Vanessa Place (Ood press), and SUTURES (Little Red Leaves). Her books of poems Things To Do With Your Mouth is forthcoming as part of Les Figues Press’s TrenchArt series. She curates an occasional interview series, Discourses on Vocality, for Jacket2, is a scholar, and a member of the publishing collective Troll Thread Press.