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Material Poetics of Post-Digital Poetry w/ Holly Melgard

Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Text/Tech Lab, Kaplan Hall 211, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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This event will include a reading and talk by Holly Melgard that will explore how the post-digital conditions of her textual environment play an integral part in shaping her creative practice as a poet.

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Holly Melgard is the author of Read Me: Selected Works (Ugly Duckling Presse 2023) and Fetal Position (Roof 2021), the later of which was named by Jackie Ess as one of Artforum’s “Best of 2021.” She has self-published ten books of poetry on Troll Thread press, a publisher which she co-edits and designs with friends. Having performed her work at such sites as the New York Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, her work has also appeared in BOMB Magazine, Best American Experimental Poetry, and translated in the German journal Merkur. A recent faculty member at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, she currently teaches writing at NYU and CUNY, freelance book designs, and lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Apr 25
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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UCLA Department of English
(310) 206-4030
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Text/Tech Lab, Kaplan Hall 211
415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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