Poetry. Art. LGBTQIA Studies. Part two of an autobiographical trance trilogy: intimate experiments in queer documentary and improvisatory poetics. CAMP MARMALADE takes the freedoms of trance utterance—unfettered verbal association, explicit auto-ethnography, erotic bricolage—and applies a more stringent sense of time-as-emergency to this liberation-oriented poetic method. Part diary, part collage, part textbook for a new School of Impulse. This philosophical diary-poem assembles a perverse and giddy cultural archive, a Ferris wheel of aphorisms, depicting a queer body amidst a dizzying flow of sensations, dreams, and sex-and-death distillations-whether sugary, fruity, bitter, expired, or freshly jarred.
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Wayne Koestenbaum is a poet and cultural critic. His recent books include Notes on Glaze, THE PINK TRANCE NOTEBOOKS, My 1980s & Other Essays, and Humiliation. He lives in New York City.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA