Posts by Joseph Spece

Solo volumes are ๐˜ฝ๐˜ผ๐˜ฟ ๐™•๐™Š๐™Š (Fathom, 2018) and ๐™๐™ค๐™–๐™™๐™จ (Cherry Grove, 2013). Founding editor at Fathom Books and SHARKPACK imprints; degrees from Columbia University and Boston College. Publishing credits in ๐™‹๐™ค๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ฎ, ๐˜ฟ๐™„๐˜ผ๐™‚๐™๐˜ผ๐™ˆ, 3๐˜ผ๐™ˆ, ๐™๐™ง๐™ž๐™Œ๐™ช๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ก๐™ฎ, ๐˜ผ๐™‚๐™‰๐™„, ๐™‘๐™ค๐™ก๐™ฉ, and ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐˜ผ๐™ข๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™€๐™ญ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™’๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ; editing and reader credits in poetry, non-fiction, and fiction at ๐™‰๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š, ๐™‰๐™ค๐™—๐™ก๐™š/๐™‚๐™–๐™จ ๐™Œ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ก๐™ฎ, and ๐™๐™๐™š ๐™‹๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ ๐™๐™š๐™ซ๐™ž๐™š๐™ฌ, respectively. Writing fellowships from The Poetry Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center, and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

An Interview with Youna Kwak

You took graduate degrees in both creative writing and French. Do these passions intersect? One passion, myriad forms: theory, poetry, …

dreamlessness, [i]

She will not let her calf sink to the sea floor. She will not take her to sea-shelf edge and …

PRESS RELEASE / Spece

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LENGTH OF THIS GORE Joseph Spece’sย BAD ZOO Boston, MA (18 July 2018)โ€”Fathom Books is pleased to announce …

PRESS RELEASE / Lewis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EVERYTHING AS IT IS BITTER HERB Julia Rose Lewis’ย How to Hypnotize a Lobster Boston, MA (4 June …

Thinking About Lucie Brock-Broido

Snow’s holding off in Massachusetts. Five hours ago came notice from Columbia that Lucie Brock-Broido had died. Work’s been called …

Convenient Morbidity

A very lean and cautious love wants to talk limits. Some writers of Writing are so so lean, full of …

Rocket Caleshu’s “The State”

In his “A Sense of Measure,” Robert Creeley discusses what one’s ‘given to write’: ‘No merely intellectual program can find …

SHARKPACK Annual 2017’s LIVE, PLUS.

We wondered: what’s the long poem looking like these days? We haven’t read many. Our spelunking’s turned upย SHARKPACK Annual:ย Longform. Web …

Tedious Callers + Wraiths

A rapping at the door with fistโ€™s rhythmโ€”or worse, with a knocker. Lรจve la tรชte and open. Aha, itโ€™s a …