Poetry. A companion volume to Riggs's books 28 Telegrams, 43 Post-Its and 38 Instant Messages, 60 TEXTOS continues the poet's investigation into the ways affect and technology co-exist. "Texto" is French for "text message," and these stark, uncanny, often funny poems fleetingly and memorably transform the cell-phone screen into a book.
Author City: Paris FRA
Sarah Riggs is the author of WATERWORK (Chax Press, 2007), Chain of Miniscule Decisions in the Form of a Feeling (Reality Street Editions, 2007), 60 TEXTOS (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), 36 Blackberries (Juge Editions), AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ENVELOPES (Burning Deck, 2012), and POMME & GRANITE (1913 Press, 2015). Her book of essays, Word Sightings: Poetry and Visual Media in Stevens, Bishop, and O'Hara was published by Routledge in 2002. She has translated or co-translated from the French the poets Isabelle Garron, Marie Borel, Etel Adnan, Ryoko Sekiguchi, and, most recently, Oscarine Bosquet. Several of Riggs's books of poetry have appeared in French translations by Françoise Valéry and others, with the publishers Éditions de l'attente and Le Bleu du ciel. A member of the bilingual poetry collective Double Change and founder of the interart non-profit Tamaas, she divides her time between the U.S. coasts and Paris, where she is a professor at NYU-in-France.
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