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Gifts from the Bureau!

The Bureau has a wide array of lovely gifts for the people you love—from books to art to zines, tee-shirts, and tote bags. We are happy to wrap gifts and ship them for you! We also offer gift certificates. If you can’t make it to the Bureau, you can order by email: contact@bgsqd.com. We accept [...]

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KNOWSGAY No. 5 Sadness and Manners sale!

  In honor of two of KNOWSGAY‘s heroes, Sylvia Plath and Emily Post, both born on October 27, KNOWSGAY No. 5 will be on sale from October 23 to October 31. Normally priced at $40, for this week our Heroes and Role Models issue of KNOWSGAY will be $20. $12.00 of each sale will benefit [...]

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KNOWSGAY NO5 – Heroes and Role Models opens on Thursday, September 10, 6-9:30 PM

The Bureau is happy to announce our next exhibition: KNOWSGAY No5 – Heroes and Role Models Reception: Thursday, September 10 from 6:00-9:30pm The exhibition will run from September 10 – November 15   Three part exhibition: • Presentation of KNOWSGAY No5 • Timeline Exhibition of all previous issues of KNOWSGAY • Exhibition of original artwork related to KNOWSGAY [...]

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Review of Peter Nickowitz’s Cinema Vernacular by Anthony Thornton

In Cinema Vernacular, playwright and screenwriter Peter Nickowitz treads precarious ground: poetry’s consistent flirtation with film. One is tempted to catalog the dilettantes of contemporary poetry who have handled the subject with all the subtlety of an atom bomb. It would be wasted space, considering Nickowitz has written a lush yet taut collection of poetry [...]

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Anthony Thornton reviews Emji Spero’s almost any shit will do

In their latest collection, Emji Spero resuscitates the philosophical rhizome from its trendy and torpid academic state and Occupies it, capital O intended. Spero’s source texts include not only those of Deleuze and Guattari, but Judith Butler’s Violence, Mourning, Politics and articles on swarm behavior and mushroom culture. In the wrong hands this could result in jumbled [...]