Publication Date: 1/30/2020
Translated from French by Marcella Durand. Michèle Métail's original French Oulipo masterwork in translation.
Michèle Métail, born in France in 1950, is a Sinologist, a photographer, and an avant-garde poet. She was the first female member of Oulipo and the co-founder of Dixit, a group dedicated to sound poetry. She is the author of two dozen books of poetry and translations from the Chinese, which she often performs accompanied by music and projected images.
Marcella Durand is the author most recently of Rays of the Shadows (Tent Editions, 2017), and translator of The Earth's Horizons (Black Square Editions, 2020). She is also the author of Le Jardin de M. (The Garden of M.) (joca seria, 2016), with French translations by Olivier Brossard. Her other books include AREA (Belladonna, 2008) and Traffic & Weather (Futurepoem Books, 2008). She lives in New York City.
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