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A 'Trouble Songs' addendum

Jeff T. Johnson presents “A Whole House,” a new installment to his “Trouble Songs” project.

In 2015, we published “Trouble Songs: A Musicological Poetics,” Jeff T.

On our radar: 'The Paper Camera' by Youmna Chlala

During this time of slowed publication, we at J2 want to highlight some books from our (digital) reviews shelf. Today’s title on our radar: The Paper Camera, by Youmna Chlala (Litmus Press, 2019). If you’d like to submit a review of this title for consideration, please let us know: jacket2.org/contact

On our radar: 'Sky-Quake' by Vicente Huidobro

During this time of slowed publication, we at J2 want to highlight some books from our (digital) reviews shelf. Today’s title on our radar: Sky-Quake: Tremor of Heaven, by Vicente Huidobro (co•im•press, 2020). If you’d like to submit a review of this title for consideration, please let us know: jacket2.org/contact

On our radar: 'Defacing the Monument' by Susan Briante

During this time of slowed publication, we at J2 want to highlight some books from our (digital) reviews shelf. Today’s title on our radar: Defacing the Monument, by Susan Briante (Noemi Press, 2020). If you’d like to submit a review of this title for consideration, please let us know: jacket2.org/contact

[Text of image above: “From Noemi Press: ‘[Defacing the Monument is] an attempt to bear witness to what happens to those who do not hold the “correct” documents as a way to show texts always bear the marks of power. Part documentary act, part lyric essay, part criticism, Defacing the Monument enacts the possibilities and limits of documentary impulses.’”]

January 2021 open reading period

Call for submissions

Jacket2 welcomes unsolicited queries during the month of January 2021. We are especially (though not exclusively) interested in queries of the following kinds: reviews of recent books or anthologies of poetics criticism and theory; reviews, articles, or essays that put texts, authors, or movements in conversation; articles, essays, or features on the ephemeral, the local, or the emergent; on poetic movements, topics, or groups, rather than single authors; articles, reviews, and features that engage with multilingual poetry and/or criticism, and/or poetry in and theories of translation; etc.

Jacket2 welcomes unsolicited queries during the month of January 2021. We are especially (though not exclusively) interested in queries of the following kinds:

— Reviews of recent books or anthologies of poetics criticism and theory

— Reviews and articles devoted to poets and poetries outside the US

— Reviews, articles, or essays that put texts, authors, or movements in conversation

— Coauthored reviews or essays

— Articles, essays, or features that engage with poetics during the COVID-19 pandemic