Nerve Lantern Sale!

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Issues 1-10 of Nerve Lantern are on sale (for U.S. customers only) for just the cost of media mail postage to send them to you. Open handbound books to enjoy innovative performance texts and poetry by Anne Waldman, kari edwards, Carla Harryman, Akilah Oliver, Michelle Ellsworth, Zhang Er, Magus Magnus, Bhanu Kapil, Michael Basinski, and […]

Take the Nerve Lantern Challenge

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Pyriform Press invites you to take the Nerve Lantern Challenge: Round Robin Hood This time the Challenge is about collaboration and metamorphosis in the spirit of Exquisite Corpse—with a special emphasis on environmental, social justice, and civil rights activism. Step One: Submit up to five unpublished poems (10-50 lines each, or 200-500 words if a […]

Call for Submissions to Nerve Lantern 10

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Nerve Lantern is accepting submissions for issue 10. Especially of interest: Poets theater texts Experimental plays in which poetry is key Texts particularly performative on the page Interviews of performance writers Reviews of poets theater shows Statements of performance writing poetics Essays on performance writing Deadline: October 1, 2016 Maximum 10 pages. Please include a […]

New Poetry Book from Pyriform Press

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Pyriform Press is honored to present… The Ascension Prophecy|{PAPER} #9 a performance ritual by La Vonne Natasha Caesar This handbound book is a new manifestation of the poetry-filled ritual originally performed by La Vonne Natasha Caesar and Joyce LeeAnn on October 3, 2012, at the Amarachi Lounge in Brooklyn, New York. The performance begins and […]

Call for Submissions

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Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature, a journal of experimental performance texts and texts about performance, is preparing a supplemental digital issue that will pay tribute to Yoko Ono, with guest editors Joel Allegretti and Jay Besemer. The editors are seeking performance texts that interpret and respond to Ono’s Fluxus art, instruction pieces, and ideas. […]