Outplace is now available at the Concordia Co-op Bookstore

Outplace is now available at the Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore.

The Co-op, established in 2002, is an independent and not-for-profit alternative bookstore located in Montreal, on the Concordia University campus at 2150 Bishop. They also boast “the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal”! This is their website and this is their social media.


Entropy Magazine’s Best of 2017: Best Poetry Books & Collections

Outplace has been listed by Entropy Magazine / CCM Press on the Best of 2017: Best Poetry Books & Collections list. Thank you to the Entropy and CCM community. It’s an honour to be on the list with:

Kaveh Akbar, Rosa Alcalá, Hari Alluri, Ghayath Almadhoun, Samiya Bashir, Frank Bidart, Catherine Blauvelt, Molly McCully Brown, Chen Chen, Ching-in Chen, Chiwan Choi, Heather Derr-Smith, Alex Dimitrov, Ángel Domínguez, Julia Drescher, Leanne Dunic, Marosa di Giorgio, Jorie Graham, Leslie Harrison, Harmony Holiday, Joanna Howard & Joanna Ruocco, Jenny Johnson, Ginger Ko, Krystal Languell, Nancy Chen Long, Layli Longsoldier, Robert Lunday, Shane MacCrae, Aditi Machado, Amit Majmudar (ed.), Dawn Lundy Martin, Adrian Matejka, Aja Monet, Kelli Anne Noftle, Morgan Parker, Bao Phi, Tommy Pico, Alejandra Pizarnik, Khadijah Queen, Margaret Rhee, Jess Rizkallah, Mg Roberts, Lauren Russell, Erika L. Sánchez, Sam Sax, Nicole Sealey, Natalie Shapero, Danez Smith, Maggie Smith, Farid Tali, Monica de la Torre, Mai Der Vang, Vickie Vértiz, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, Nikki Wallschlaeger, Alli Warren, Andrew Wessels, Dara Wier, and Javier Zamora.

The list is here: https://entropymag.org/best-of-2017-best-poetry-books-collections/


Outplace is now available at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, NYC.

Outplace is now available at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, NYC.

With the Manhattan Bridge rumbling overhead, we make our home amid a vibrant Brooklyn literary culture in DUMBO, near the former stomping grounds of Walt Whitman. Our shop is named after co-founder Jared White’s late grandfather, Harmon “Berl” White, an inspiring entrepreneur and book lover.

We envision Berl’s as a new kind of bookstore, not a dense hive of shelves but a friendly, curated selection of small press books, a personal celebration of great writing with a special platform for handmade and limited edition works handmade by writers and publishers that often slip under the radar.” (more on Berl’s website. Also, this article in The New Yorker: The Curious Persistence of Poetry Shops, by Jill Priluck.

Berl’s Poetry Shop
141 Front Street in D.U.M.B.O, Brooklyn
Website: www.berlspoetry.com

Outplace is now available at Spartacus Books, Vancouver.

Outplace is now available at Spartacus Books, Vancouver.

Spartacus Books is a nonprofit, volunteer-run bookstore and resource centre offering tools for social change, located from 1973 to 2014, on the edge of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. In 2014, forced from Hastings St. by gentrification we moved to our current location at Commercial Drive and 18th Avenue.

Spartacus Books is a bookstore that is run by a loosely organized collective which operates on a very horizontal consensus decision making structure. It is usually described as a “radical bookstore”, and among its sections are anarchism, “womyn”, “queer lit”,[8] poetry, First Nations, “organizing”, socialism, history and ecology, plus a section of non-specialized “sale” used books.” (more on Wikipedia.)

Spartacus Books
3378 Findlay Street
Vancouver, Coast Salish Territory, BC V5N 4E7
Website: spartacusbooks.net/wordpress

Camilo Roldán, Lital Khaikin & JD Larson at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop

Black Sun Lit and Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop present Camilo Roldán, Lital Khaikin & JD Larson.

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
141 Front St, Brooklyn

CAMILO ROLDÁN (BSL) is a poet and translator living in Brooklyn. He is the translator of the chapbook Amilkar U., Nadaísta in Translation (These Signals Press, 2011), co-author of the chapbook ∆ [delta] (TPR Press, 2013) and author of the chapbook La Torre (Well Greased Press, 2015). Most recently, his work has appeared in iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Dreginald, Prelude, The Poetry Project Newsletter and Aufgabe. From 2011 to 2013, he co-curated the Triptych Reading Series. Currently, he serves as editor-in-chief of the chapbook press Diez.

LITAL KHAIKIN (Vestiges_02) is the author of Outplace, which is forthcoming from Solar▲Luxuriance this winter. Excerpts from an ongoing project, a flight of objects that seemed real, will be published with Compound Press. Other writing has appeared in Berfrois, 3:AM Magazine, PLINTH, gobbet, Deluge, e · ratio and elsewhere. She is a member of the editorial collective continent. journal.

JD LARSON (Vestiges_02) is a poet and translator living in Brooklyn. His translation of Nioque of the Early Spring by Francis Ponge is forthcoming from Red Dust in 2017, and recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Asymptote, The Brooklyn Rail, Gulf Coast and Lana Turner. He teaches in the German Department at NYU.

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ВѢДѢТИ | Forthcoming in Vestiges_02: Ennui


excerpt in Black Sun Lit: online preview for Vestiges Journal

planet as it was before it knew meat.

the shadow does not move unnecessarily
out of own – by self is
a stillness that no matter generates

movement is sign of necessity that is an othering environment to seek difference
to prove existence as spilling out of matter shell and give reason
ici est là – here is here is made here

link to Black Sun Lit: http://blacksunlit.com/2016/05/%D0%B2%D1%A3%D0%B4%D1%A3%D1%82%D0%B8-by-lital-khaikin/