Rachel Blau DuPlessis is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, the most recent include Days and Works (2017), Interstices (2014), and Surge: Drafts 96-114 (2013). She is also the author and editor of a number of critical works on feminist and objectivist poetry and poetics, including Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work (2006) and The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice (1990). Blau Du Plessis is Professor Emerita at Temple University.
Oana Avasilichioaei’s current interests include polylingualisms and intermediary spaces between words, sound and image. She explores the transgressions of these terrains through poetry, translation, performance and sound work. Her five poetry collections include We, Beasts (2012) and Limbinal (2015), a hybrid work on notions of borders. Current projects include a poetic, sonic investigation of tracks/tracking and a libretto .
ZUTIQUE is an occasional reading series focused on poetry, poetics, performance, and sound curated by Michael Nardone