This issue of the Full Stop Quarterly is concerned with the processes and systems that make up and facilitate writing and reading, and in particular with poetry, the perpetual avant-garde. Featuring:
- TED REES on Oakland, poetry, and radical empathy.
- ZHOU HAU LIEW & ZHOU SIVAN on translating Mahua poetry in Malaysia.
- NHÃ THUYÊN on dissidence and form in Vietnamese poetry.
- MARIANA ORANTES on poetry in Mexico City.
- TAMMY LAI-MING HO on the potential of English-language poetry in Hong Kong.
- ZALI GUREVITCH and ARIEL RESNIKOFF on contemporary Hebrew poetics.
- Poet JESÚS CARMONA-ROBLES talks with JOHN FARLEY about death and family in modern Mexico.
- MATTHEW JAKUBOWSKI on Recitation by Bae Suah.
- JEFF ALESSANDRELLI on the affinities between New York’s most mercurial lyricists, Frank O'Hara and Notorious B.I.G.
- DOUG PAUL CASE on reading Alex Dmitrov & Tommy Pico.
- SILVIA MOLLICCHI on the doubled reality of Marianne Moore's “Sea Unicorns and Land Unicorns.”
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Read the intro to the issue here.