Genevieve Kaplan

Genevieve Kaplan is the author of In the ice house (Red Hen Press), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s poetry publication prize, and three chapbooks: In an aviary (Grey Book Press, 2016); travelogue (Dancing Girl, 2016); and settings for these scenes (Convulsive Editions, 2013), a chapbook of continual erasures. Her recent work has appeared in Thrush Poetry Journal, Third Coast, Poetry Northwest, and The Laurel Review. She edits the Toad Press International chapbook series, publishing contemporary translations of poetry and prose.
Detail from “A flutter of modest aspiration” woven broadside (2016)
In the ice house (Red Hen Press, 2011)

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  1. […] Genevieve Kaplan is presently busy with an ongoing tactile poetry project. She calls the pieces “woven broadsides” for which she uses various textiles such as yarn and thread in order to create poetry that is a tactile experience. She hopes the viewer takes away the work and effort that goes into making a poem. She has also been writing and finds that her tactile project influences the writing and editing of her poetry itself. Her tactile process in a way mimics the work of the letterpress process. For this work, she uses a loom to combine the weaving process with poetry. To hear more from Genevieve Kaplan, including a more in-depth description of her method and live readings of some of her poetry, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Genevieve Kaplan is presently busy with an ongoing tactile poetry project. She calls the pieces “woven broadsides” for which she uses various textiles such as yarn and thread in order to create poetry that is a tactile experience. She hopes the viewer takes away the work and effort that goes into making a poem. She has also been writing and finds that her tactile project influences the writing and editing of her poetry itself. Her tactile process in a way mimics the work of the letterpress process. For this work, she uses a loom to combine the weaving process with poetry. To hear more from Genevieve Kaplan, including a more in-depth description of her method and live readings of some of her poetry, listen to the complete interview. […]