On Tuesday, Mathew Timmons will be visiting our class. Mathew is a writer, curator and critic in Los Angeles. He is the General Director of General Projects at various locations including Outpost for Contemporary Art and The Ups & Downs, an installation series, at workspace. He also co-edits/curates Insert Press (w/ Stan Apps), LA-Lit (w/ Stephanie Rioux), Late Night Snack (w/ Harold Abramowitz) and he is the Los Angeles editor of Joyland. He is the author of Credit (Blanc Press) and Lip Service, a chapbook from Slack Buddha Press. His work may also be found in various journals, including: P-Queue, Holy Beep!, Flim Forum, The Physical Poets, NōD, PRECIPICe, Or, Moonlit, aslongasittakes, eohippus labs, Area Sneaks, Artweek and The Encyclopedia Project.
Before Tuesday, please read "Statement by the Editors" in Fold Appropriate Text. You can download this journal as a PDF for free on the Insert Press website. The first "Click Here" is the journal; the second "Click Here" is the literary supplement.
Also, choose one (1) LA-Lit interview and listen to it. These are all hosted at Penn Sound. Here's the link.
I'll also be looking for your responses to each others posts, posted here before Tuesday's class.
We'll be picking up this conversation on Thursday. Two additional readings for Thursday:
- Independent Presses and "Little" Magazines in American Culture: A Forty-Year Retrospective
- Gender and Avant-Garde Editing: Comparing the 1920s with the 1990s