Commentaries

Inuhiko Yomota

from 'A Beggar of Life,' title poem translated by Hiroaki Sato

[For many years now Hiroaki Sato has brought the work of a range of Japanese experimental modernists into English, among the latest of whom is Inuhiko Yomota, whose book My Purgatory was published in 2015 by Red Moon Press in Virginia. Sato describes Yomota, a prolific writer in many areas, as follows: “Inuhiko Yomota (b. 1953) aptly calls himself a tuttologista.

Bernstein and Olsen at Artists Space: videos

Segue Series, Nov. 20, 2021

photo by Susan Bee

Full reading at Artists Space:  Geoffrey Olsen and Charles Bernstein

'Attention is the most important thing we can give to one another'

In conversation with JD Pluecker

A sonic sculpture looking into the trumpet bell-end of a metal-cast hand in firs
Photo Credit: JD Pluecker, featuring a sonic sculpture by Elana Mann.

This Commentary was written through collaboration with Mellon Humanities Collaborative fellows Rebekah Patnode and Tatiana Rodriguez about our conversation with JD Pluecker on October 26, 2021. This Commentary follows Reading JD Pluecker’s ‘Swamps Fly.

Régis Bonvicino: in his own words

On November 20, 2021, Régis Bonvicino was interviewed by Runa Bandyopadhyay (India), with Aurora Fornoni Bernardini. Organized by Ekhon Bangla Kobitar Kagaj. What follows is the script for the interview, followed by the video. Below that is a short review, published in Cuba, of Bonvicino’s most recent book.

January 2022 open reading period

Call for submissions

Jacket2 welcomes unsolicited queries during the month of January 2022. We are especially (though not exclusively) interested in queries of the following kinds:

Jacket2 welcomes unsolicited queries during the month of January 2022. 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