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



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 Bünger, 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.

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

-The Editors

Ravi Shankar
Assistant Professor
CCSU - English Dept.

Originally posted on Rhizome.org Raw by Ravi Shankar