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Sonnagrams 1-20

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28 pages
Published July 2009 by Slack Buddha Press (first published 2009)

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A few years ago at a three-hour long Best of Fence anthology reading in Chicago where I read with 40 other poets—a recent Pulitzer Prize winner among us—K. Silem Mohammad performed some of these Sonnagrams, and afterwards the non-poet with me said, “the guy who read those Shakespeare anagrams was definitely the best.” We both knew he was right.

At a release party that I was slightly hosting for a literary journal that published some Sonnagrams, during a dramatic silence as Anne Waldman re
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A beautiful chapbook designed by Slack Buddha Press out of Cincinnati...Mohammad recycles all the letters in 20 Shakespeare sonnets into remarkably lively containers of hysterical language...

...Mohammad is part of, depending on who you talk to, the hopelessly nostalgic, innovative, avant-garde, dull, pseudo-Dada, naughtified Mac Low, Burroughs-lite 'collective' known as Flarf, whose members include writers like Katie Degentesh, Nada Gordon, Drew Gardner, and Michael it's no surprise t
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K. Silem Mohammad is the author of Deer Head Nation (Tougher Disguises, 2003), A Thousand Devils (Combo Books, 2004), Breathalyzer (Edge Books, 2008), and The Front (Roof Books, 2009). His poetry has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. He is co-editor (with Richard Greene) of the essay collections The Undead and Philosophy: Chicken Soup for the Soulless (Open Court, 2006) and Quen ...more
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