KITH

“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 KEARNEY, author of BUCK STUDIES and THE BLACK AUTOMATON

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EDITORIAL

Divya Victor is a manuscript development editor who works with clients whose projects live in the expanded field of poetry. She is not taking on new clients in 2020 or Spring 2021.

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CURB

“Even as she memorializes victims of nationalist and imperialist violence, Divya Victor draws us into scenes of domesticity and intimacy among Indian American and Indian families. She is in this way amazingly deft at revealing the overlap of the personal and political” EVIE SHOCKLEY, for NPR

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OTHER BOOKS & REVIEWS

“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.”

– Sueyeun Juliette Lee, in The Constant Critic

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CRITICISM | REVIEWS | EDITED FEATURES

  This feature on Conceptual writing collects thirty-five responses from a wide group of practitioners and critics of diverse method, intent, and position, who responded to Divya Victor’s 2015 call for writing: 1) To expand the field of critical influences and frame its discourses through the lenses of anti-imperialism, postcolonialism, spirituality studies, disability studies, ecocriticism, […]

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