~*~Michelle Detorie~*~

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Statement





My work explores gender, nature, interspecies friendships and relationships, power dynamics, the wonderful, and the mundane. Most of my creative research has been in the areas of emancipatory social projects, feminist poetics, creating new resources in literary interventions against state violence and war, and visual/digital/intermedia poetry. I am invested in pursuing an activist poetics that is deeply engaged with linking the political project of community building with an experimental engagement with expressive language. I’m attracted to liveliness, experiments in syntax and form, writing that engages visual and spatial elements, and politically motivated writing. I am also is interested in presenting text as multi-dimensional, plastic, playful, concrete, mutable, improvised, cooperative, collaborative, and interactive. More than anything, I am motivated by the brilliance and munificence of my peers, and by the writing and art of those who seek to create community and political change through radical critique, innovation, activism, generosity, and optimism.


Friday, April 20, 2007

Daphnomancy Chapbook
























published by Peter Ganick's Small Chapbook Project

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Feral Thing






















cover design by Maureen Thorson
tinyside now available from Big*Game*Books

Sunday, February 19, 2006

areas of inquiry and curiosity

alphabets
animals
etymology
improvisation
the occult
reliquaries
nesting
poltergeists
anglo-saxon literature
feminism
collage/layers
wonder cabinets
gestation, lactation, and reproduction
Text, letters
textile arts
the history of the book
the invisible
melos
debris

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Contact

femmeferal at gmail dot com