By New Museum’s Department of Education and Public Engagement
New Museum R&D Seasons: Voice
July 14 2014
In this edition of VOICE Registers, New Museum R&D (Research & Development) Season Fellow Kaegan Sparks speaks with poet & critic Jordan Scott about speech disfluencies, state interrogation procedures, glottal stops, Blert and stuttering in 90s R&B.
Author Jonathan Ball (Clockfire) recently talked with popular genre-fiction website The Genre Traveler to discuss the intersection of his poetry / impossible plays and the genres of horror and fantasy.
Coach House Books has joined forces with iambik Audio, a new kind of audiobook company, that launched this October with eleven literary fiction audiobooks from independent presses in the U.S. and Canada. This October, iambik launched audiobooks by one giant of American letters, Gordon Lish (including a selection of stories read by Mr. Lish himself); one Pulitzer Prize finalist, Lydia Millet; and a number of new and upcoming writers including Felicia Luna Lemus and J. Robert Lennon.
It has been a terribly exciting week of award nominations at the old Coach House! This morning, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award finalists, and we're thrilled to say that Sean Dixon was nominated for his play A God in Need of Help, as was Rhonda Mullins for her translation of Élise Turcotte's Guyana.
Congratulations, André! His gorgeous novel, Pastoral, is a finalist for the esteemed Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.
The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.