Posts Tagged ‘ Dodie Bellamy ’

Tell It Slant – bookforum.com / current issue

Dodie Bellamy. Photo: Craig Goodman

Eileen Myles. Photo: Alice O’Malley.

Dodie Bellamy and Eileen Myles delight in reinventing form, other writers, and themselves

Source: Tell It Slant – bookforum.com / current issue

“Crown” a poem by Dodie Bellamy ‹ Literary Hub

Featured image is a still grab from Crown (1999) by Nam June Paik.

Source: Crown ‹ Literary Hub

Good fucks – A review of Dodie Bellamy’s ‘Cunt Norton’ by MIA YOU| Jacket2

Good fucks | Jacket2.

Poet Selfies ‹ Literary Hub

Kevin Killian

At a crazy hotel in Providence and getting ready to receive a poet whom I planned to photograph nearly naked, I saw a mirror hung so low you couldn’t help but wonder, was this mirror placed so as to allow guests an intimate check of their genitalia? It flashed on me that using this mirror I might be able to photograph X with his face and his butt in the same frame—ever my goal. I stepped in and tried to see if it could be made to work, thus appearing in my own selfie as a stand-in for another; literally a body double. In that light I began to wonder if poetry could be made up of a series of John the Baptist-like pictures that somehow prefigure the “real thing,” an event in poetry which would render it pointless. Can the selfie stand apart from the well-rehearsed complaints people like Susan Sontag make about the photograph—that it can never be anything more than a representation of a reality dead at the moment of conception? Mightn’t it be a spell cast about the future? I think so; however, whether that’s a radical act or not IDK, wouldn’t bet my ass on it.

Poet Selfies ‹ Literary Hub.

Against Easy Answers: Eating Pho with Dodie Bellamy

Against Easy Answers: Eating Pho with Dodie Bellamy.