Sophie Seita

Sophie Seita works with language on the page, in performance, translation, and through research. Currently based in Cambridge (UK), her performances, videos, and text-based works have been presented and exhibited at Bold Tendencies (London), Parasol Unit (London), La MaMa Galleria (NYC), Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris), the Serpentine Gallery, Goethe-Institut New York, Company Gallery (NYC), Neue Töne Open (Stuttgart, Germany), SoundEye Festival and Tactic Gallery (Cork, Ireland), and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and awards from Yale, Princeton, Buffalo, Cambridge, Columbia, PEN America, Queen Mary University of London, NYU, DAAD, and Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. She has published a number of poetry books and translations and is the editor of a facsimile reprint of the proto-Dada magazine The Blind Man (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017). She’s a postdoctoral research fellow at Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, finishing a monograph on avant-garde magazine communities. Recent or forthcoming scholarly publications include an article on the editing work of Tom Raworth (Critical Quarterly), “Thinking the Unprintable in Contemporary Post-Digital Publishing” (Chicago Review), “The Politics of the Forum in Feminist Avant-Garde Magazines after 1980” (forthcoming in JML), and, with Danny Snelson: “Lodging & Dislodging the Little Magazine: A Google Document Conversation in Fifteen Parts.”