'To refuse meaning or to create new narratives?' An interview with the editors of Teflon

The Greek literary magazine Teflon was formed in 2009 to counter the conservatism of already existing poetry publications in Greece. In this interview Lotte L.S. talks to editors Jazra Khaleed and Kyoko Kishida about Teflon’s history and ambitions, the politics of translation, collaborative editing, distribution practices and the tensions between poetry and political struggle


Garments Against Women

Garments Against Women

Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer, Mute Books (European Edition)

First published by Ahsahta Press, 2015.

ISBN: (paperback) 978-1-906496-38-8 price £14 16 €

104 pages, 148mm x 210mm (A5), black and white with colour covers.

Nervous Costume

Madame Tlank digresses from and back to Anne Boyer’s Garments Against Women, which is many things. A memoir written by someone without a history. A garment made for no-body. A reproduction fin in a great fleet of sharks


Down With Supreme Whateverness: On Anne Boyer's Garments Against Women


a catalogue of whales that is a catalogue 

Ex Nihilo

Quentin Meillassoux's new book revisits a rather well-worn modernist artefact, Stéphane Mallarmé's epic poem A Throw of Dice Will Never Abolish Chance. Whilst the continental philosopher proposes to unveil the poem's secret code for the first time, Michael Reid discovers the real surprise at the heart of the book to be much more incongruous and bizarre


Anomie/Bonhomie & Other Writings

Anomie Bonhomie book cover

In this collection of writings, Howard Slater improvises around what Walter Benjamin could have meant by the phrase 'affective classes'. This 'messianic shard' and its possible implications leads Slater to develop a therapeutic micro-politics by way of a mourning for the Workers' Movement and a grappling with the 'becomings of capital'. The essay 'Anomie/Bonhomie' is the keystone of this book which also features tributary texts and poems drawn from the past ten years.

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