Drunken Boat Announces Issue#8 - A Triple Feature on the PanLit, Oulipo & Canadian Strange

Posted by Ravi Shankar | Wed Sep 13th 2006 6:22 a.m.

http://drunkenboat.com

Announcing the premiere of Drunken Boat, the international online journal of
the arts, Issue #8. A special triple issue dedicated to the inaugural
PanLiterary Awards Winners in seven genres; the spreading potentiality of
the Oulipo; and the very strangest of current Canadian Arts and Letters.

Featuring over 125 contributors, including a radio play by Mark Rudman and
Martha Plimpton, ambigrams by Doug Hofstadter, archival material from
Raymond Queneau and Marcel Duchamp, translations by Cole Swenson and Keith
and Rosemarie Waldrop, video from Adeena Karasick, photos by Allyson Clay
and Gabor Szilasi, among many others.

Including new work from the PanLiterary Judges: PEN/Faulkner Award winner
Sabina Murray, conceptual artist and musician DJ Spooky, poet, translator
and librettist, Annie Finch, Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society,
Alexandra Tolstoy, trace/Alt-X New Media Award winner Talan Memmott, and
video art pioneer and TV interventionist David Hall.

Congratulations to Scott Withiam, Christiana Langenberg, Jason Nelson, Erik
Bunger, John Fillwalk, Geoffrey Demarquet and Jacques Leslie for winning the
inaugural PanLiterary Awards and thanks to guest curators Jean-Jacques
Poucel, Sina Queyras and designer Shawn McKinney for the special folios.

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to Drunken Boat to help
keep the arts alive online:

http://drunkenboat.com/db8/donate.html

Enjoy the issue and let us know what you think. Happy navigating!

-The Editors
http://www.drunkenboat.com

***************
Ravi Shankar
Poet-in-Residence
Assistant Professor
CCSU - English Dept.
860-832-2766
shankarr@ccsu.edu
Your Reply