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Author: Paolo Javier

Paolo Javier was born in the Philippines and grew up in Las PiƱas, Metro Manila; Katonah, New York; Cairo, Egypt; and Vancouver, British Columbia. He's produced three albums of sound poetry with Listening Center (David Mason), including the limited edition pamphlet/cassette Ur'lyeh/Aklopolis and the booklet/cassette Maybe the Sweet Honey Pours. A featured artist in Greater NY 2015 and Queens International 2018: Volumes, he recently completed OBB, a weird postcolonial techno dreampop comics poem begun in 2005 that also includes illustrations by Alex Tarampi and Ernest Concepcion. His books include MAYBE THE SWEET HONEY POURS (Nion Editions, 2019), COURT OF DRAGON (Nightboat Books, 2015), THE FEELING IS ACTUAL (Marsh Hawk Press, 2011), and 60 IV BO(E)MBS (O Books, 2005).

60 lv Bo(e)mbs
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60 lv Bo(e)mbs

O Books

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Paolo Javier's 60 LV BO(E)MBS is one of the most radically detourned poetics that I've encountered in a long time. Rocking hard the perimeter of a national American literary metabolic center, Javier deftly develops w...

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Court of the Dragon
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Court of the Dragon

Nightboat Books

Poetry. A new book of poetry exploring domesticity, desire, and dreaming by the 2010-2014 Queens Poet Laureate. Javier's new book of long poems is both intimate and elusive, a simultaneity brought to the fore by the author's interest in the occult a...

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The Feeling Is Actual
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The Feeling Is Actual

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "In Paolo Javier's THE FEELING IS ACTUAL, he writes: 'I've been / a grand-gesture guy in the past. & in all likelihood, / I will continue to be one in the future.' Javier hits the big notes in this collection: sex, ro...

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Maybe the Sweet Honey Pours
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Maybe the Sweet Honey Pours

Nion Editions

Poetry. Music. Evolving from a libretto for performance with Listening Center originally commissioned by the High Line, MAYBE THE SWEET HONEY POURS is made up of new poems that fold into a longer work drafted across several train rides from NYC to T...

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