Sunday, March 4, 2007

Juliana Spahr at UIC

Juliana Spahr has three poetry books out: Response, Fuck You Aloha I Love You, and This Connection of Everyone with Lungs. Some memorable off-the-cuff comments she made during her conversation with UIC grad students and faculty (English Dept): "I actually kind of like writing." "Some people call what I write poetry. I call it sentences." Her upcoming book is mixed- genre, and it's called the Transformation. She said the book is "two hundred pages of anxiety." Here's a link to an excerpt from it:

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