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Lisa Robertson

Lisa Robertson

About Lisa Robertson

Lisa Robertson's new long poem Cinema of the Present has just been published by Coach House; other recent titles include Nilling: Prose Essays and R's Boat. She lives in France, and teaches at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam.

Excerpt from Cinema of the Present

With your languid pose, your elbow against a tree, your flute, and your costume cut into diamond shapes. Simultaneously for and against this tradition of minor failure, you have acquired a cummerbund. You said we have both a colony and …

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