Being Bodies is an exploration of the complicated conditions of our flesh-and-blood lifestyles. bodies dance; they’re inked; they include prosthetics and implants. bodies are gendered, even though no longer regularly correlative with how we understand ourselves. a few use our bodies for violence; a few sacrifice their our bodies for others. bodies are mortal, their days numbered. We do with them what we will be able to and what we will.
via cutting edge poetry, fiction, and narrative nonfiction, thirty writers examine our bodies as topics; our bodies as items; our bodies as loci of politics, disorder, nature, artifice, functionality, strength, abuse, present, disgust, and desire.
Conjunctions:69, Being our bodies includes contributions from Rick Moody, Edward Carey, Carole Maso, Bin Ramke, Dina Nayeri, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Sallie Tisdale, Stephen O’Connor, Sejal Shah, Maud Casey, Samantha Stiers, Forrest Gander, Kristin Posehn, Nomi Eve, Rosamond Purcell, Alan Rossi, Aurelie Sheehan, Peter Orner, Gregory Norman Bossert, Mary Caponegro and Fern Seiden, Anne Waldman, Jorge Ángel Pérez, Jena Osman, Michael M. Weinstein, Emily Geminder, Elizabeth Gaffney, Jessica Reed, Michael Ives, and Kyoko Mori.
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