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Sum = {Poetry + New Media + Politics + Performance}

109AB, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 100 Level
Saturday, March 26, 2022
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

 

Akin to how printing technologies revolutionized verse to create a print culture, new media advancements have led to another tectonic shift in how audiences experience language and how poets explore identity and embodiment. Now poets are transforming language and performance for a digital culture by exploring social media, visualization, code, VR, and mobile applications. This reading will showcase work from diverse poets that have incorporated new media into their craft and performances.



Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: AWP2022SumEventOutline.pdf

Participants

Moderator:

Vincent A. Cellucci wrote Absence Like Sun and An Easy Place / To Die. Vincent performed "Diamonds in Dystopia," an interactive poetry web app, internationally and at SXSW in 2017, and the poem was anthologized in Best American Experimental Writing 2018.   

Ronaldo V. Wilson, PhD, is a poet, interdisciplinary artist, and cultural critic. His latest book is Lucy 72. He is a professor of literature and creative writing, and Principal Faculty of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Atom Atkinson is the director of writing programs at Catapult and a doctoral student at the University of Utah. They are also one-sixth of the poetry collective Line Assembly. Previously, they served as the inaugural director of literary arts at Chautauqua Institution.

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is the author of Travesty Generator, a book of computational poetry longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award in Poetry. The author of several works, they currently direct the MFA program at UMASS Boston and edit for Black Ocean Books and Persea Press.

Vincent A. Cellucci wrote Absence Like Sun and An Easy Place / To Die. Vincent performed "Diamonds in Dystopia," an interactive poetry web app, internationally and at SXSW in 2017, and the poem was anthologized in Best American Experimental Writing 2018.  

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March 8–11, 2023
Seattle, Washington

Washington State Convention Center