“This monumental work shifts shapes, not for virtuosity’s sake—though virtuosic it is—but as one takes up an array of instruments for an intricate undertaking. Quandary: How not to ‘become a jingle of anklets’ the colonizer desires? Perhaps by being a jangle of them. Kith is that dissonance composed; it sounds bitter, tender, and utterly necessary.” —Douglas KearneyRead more "KITH"
Fall 2017 NOV 02 2017// TORONTO BookThug Fall 2017 Launch Party Spring 2018 FEB 5 2018// EAST LANSING Main Library, Green Room (4West) Michigan State University. 7 P.M. MAR 19-20 2018// BOULDER Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University APR 05 2018// MONTRÉAL Center for Expanded Poetics, Concordia University APR 05 2018// MONTRÉAL Arts […]Read more "Readings// Lectures"
“Victor’s poems present back onto us the processes of our modern world, stripping them bare, rid of all affect. They are meticulous, subversive, and razor-sharp.”
– Michael Nardone, editor, Hobo Magazine, Jacket2, Amodern
“If Victor’s writing sounds harrowing—it is. But it is also terrifically magnetic, glowing with intelligence, elegance, and control.”
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