The Radical Feminism of Runa Bandyopadhyay’s English Syntax

"The elusive, 'distant' signals traced in Nocturnal Whistle echo the fading and partly erased centuries-old Buddhist images of wall-paintings and…

Fatima’s Winter

Murat - Fatima's Winter int

Murat Nemet-Nejat to Dispatches, 11 January 2019 [on Linh Dinh]

Dear Dispatches, I am at the moment in Singapore. In a few weeks I will go to Kolkata for the publication of the the special Bengali issue where both…

A Personal Response to a Purloined Audio and the Aura around It, by Murat Nemet-Nejat

I have just read the entirety of the exchanges between Barrett and other poets, particularly Nate, totally absorbed and bemused. Read in one go, a…

An Essay on Francis Bacon: the Cheshire Cat, by Murat Nemat-Nejat

In the 17th century, Francis Bacon said: "Knowledge is power." By knowledge he meant the new empirical knowledge against the "idols of the tribe,"…

from Animals of Dawn, by Murat Nemet-Nejat

Murat -- from Animals of Dawn - Sent to Dispatches

To Ben, by Murat Nemet-Nejat

To Ben (Address given by Murat Nemet-Nejat at the Memorial Event for Benjamin Hollander at the Poetry Center, San Francisco, on February 5, 2017)…

Murat Nemet-Nejat to Dispatches, 23 May 2017

Thank you Dispatches, To me, the most electrifying moment in the [Duncan/Watten/Zukofsky] audiotape occurs when Duncan says, in his translation…

Love and State, by Murat Nemet-Nejat

"The genius of fascism is that it is based on love. The leviathan of state turns into a performer of gentle punishment, loving duress. In fascism,…