Ms Saffaa | MilkMan | 2013

TRANSQUEER Editorial: Stuart Barnes and Quinn Eades

Artwork:
14 Works by Ms Saffaa

Essays:
The Kindness of Strangers: On New Zealand’s Literary Journals by Louise Wallace

Translations:
Three Translated Xhevdet Bajraj Poems by Alice Whitmore
Four Translated Ángelo Néstore Poems by Lawrence Schimel

Interviews:
‘There is nothing more shared than language’: Carolyn DeCarlo Interviews Gregory Kan
‘Language can multiply itself and form secret and unusual patterns’: Andrew Pascoe Interviews Ania Walwicz

Reviews:
Joan Fleming Reviews Fiona Hile and Luke Beesley
Owen Bullock Reviews Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Winnie Siulolovao Dunn Reviews Tayi Tibble

Film:
It Is Happening Again and Holding Pattern by Ross Gibson and Chris Abrahams

And 60 new poems selected by Quinn Eades and Stuart Barnes:
play animals
by Trish Salah
ETA
by Adolfo Aranjuez
TASHA
by Eileen Myles
Asylum Fashions
by Liz McQuilkin
passing
by Liz Duck-Chong
Butch Dancing
by Alison Coppe
Moonface
by Lune Loh
ROADBLOCK OF WANTS
by Angela Gardner
Spooks
by Emily Crocker
I IN THE EXECRABLE EXCESS
by B B P Hosmillo
IX
by Ruben Quesada
Blue
by Broede Carmody
CARP
by Alison Whittaker
Love Transposed
by Ian Iqbal Rashid
Trauma Hygiene
by Cee Devlin
@Lesbian_animals
by Robyn Maree Pickens
Trading Cards
by Jocelyn Deane
Loss Baby
by Francesca da Rimini
To Split and Join
by Jill Jones
Another bardo
by Chris Lynch
Personnel
by A D Harper
Soteriology
by Andrew Kirkrose
sillage
by Rebecca Jessen
Referral
by Kian Hall
Skin in the making
by Tess Pearson
I am a man
by Emma Barnes
Homophonies
by Joshua Cram
Wake
by Micah Horton-Hallett
Carbon Dating
by Danny Gentile
untitled 1
by Kristin LaFollette
EO
by Annalise Pippard
Marriage Suite
by Katrina Schlunke
Broken Dictionary
by R A Briggs
Adolesce
by Matt Hetherington
A Queer Elegy
by Christine Burrows
say a body
by Virginia Barratt
Is it safe to cross?
by Linda Collins
some days he was sure
by Margaret Owen Ruckert
BINARY BOUND
by Georgia Cao
I had a tooth ache
by Jessica Liebelt
TRUCK STOP BITCH
by Megan Dunn
Drag Act
by Kevin Cahill
(with(in)side) out
by Indigo Eli
Finding Herbert
by R L Swihart
Aberration
by Kathryn Hummel
Argo Notes
by Toby Fitch
At Rome
by Penny Newell
testosterone
by Em König
THERE ARE ONLY 16 GENDERS
by Robin M Eames
Looking for Hot GAM
by Andy Quan
The Doctors Say
by Mark Ward
Dear Mr. president
by CA Conrad
don’t look down
by Candy Royale
revoke
by Candy Royale
Deaf
by Candy Royale
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 88: TRANSQUEER

Released: 1 November 2018


ESSAYS

and
Introduction to TRANSQUEER

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

TransqueerWhen we put out the call for TRANSQUEER we asked poets ‘to explore trans identities not as positions to defend but as modes of becoming and thus ways of being human’ (Joy Ladin, Trans Studies Quarterly, 2016: 640) and ‘to believe that the world is QUEER, or that oneself is, or both, [and that this] is a window of doubt through which all creative possibility comes into being’ (Mark Doty, The Art of Description: World into Word).

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REVIEWS

Pam Brown Reviews Kait Fenwick

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a surge in material on gender and sexuality being produced by a profusion of switched-on contemporary thinkers.

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INTERVIEWS

‘There is nothing more shared than language’: Carolyn DeCarlo Interviews Gregory Kan

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Gregory Kan is a New Zealand poet and arts writer currently living in Wellington. He received an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University in 2012, and was awarded the 2017 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, during which he held a six-month tenure at the Sargeson Centre in Auckland.

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SCHOLARLY


Why Reading Sharon Olds Makes You a Better Person

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Yet, as literary theory in the intervening decades has shown, no individual can speak for the collective per se, bound as they are by the confines of their culture, gender, race, class, as well as the inherently constructed nature of that self that defines lyric poetry (which, as Maria Takolander has recently argued, is in turn bound by the technology that writes it).

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Submission to Cordite 90: MONSTER

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Kanye West said it himself – everybody knows – then Nicki Minaj out-rapped him … then Nicki Minaj vs Cardi B. Give me monster feuds and battles. Give me Conor McGregor attacking a bus. Give me monsters in the Oval …

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