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David Lavine: Collage Extended through Sunday, March 29!

Image: David Lavine, K-K-Krammm Fawhoooossshh, hand-cut paper collage, 20” x 20.5”   The Bureau is very pleased to announce that we are extending our current exhibition, David Lavine: Collage, through Sunday, March 29! Furthermore, David’s work was recently featured on the Advocate’s website! Congratulations, David! Several works that are not in the exhibition at the Bureau are featured on the [...]

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Bureau Interview with Steven Cordova on Lambda Literary (February 5, 2015)

Friend of the Bureau Steven Cordova (author of poetry collection Long Distance) recently interviewed us for Lambda Literary. Check it out here!      

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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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Call for Submissions to Perform at Monthly Event, Deadline

Sabrina Chap, the lovely host of Deadline (a monthly event at the Bureau), has asked us to let it be known that she is seeking submissions. Deadline is a great series that regularly draws a crowd, so if you’re seeking an audience then please submit an application! Deadline is a works-in-progress series to force queer [...]

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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 [...]