May 312013


Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature issue 7

Call for Submissions!

30 Days until the July 1st Deadline

Nerve Lantern is a journal of experimental performance texts and texts about performance, published by Pyriform Press and edited by Ellen Redbird. Past contributors include: Anne Waldman, Carla Harryman, Kevin Killian, kari edwards, Michelle Ellsworth, Michael Basinski, Camille Roy, Akilah Oliver, Bhanu Kapil, Jena Osman, and Sawako Nakayasu.

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Ellen Redbird looks forward to reading your texts!

May 142013


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