Tripwire back issues now available @ Eclipse


Tripwire, a journal of poetics, was founded in 1998 by Yedda Morrison and current editor David Buuck. Six issues were published between 1998-2002, with a special supplement published in September 2004 for the RNC protests in New York. All six issues are now available as free PDFs at Eclipse. Thanks to Craig Dworkin and his team!

(free PDFs of #7 & 8 available here)

Tripwire in LA! Book release party @ CIELO Gallery : Friday Sep 11

featuring readings by

CA Conrad

Jen Hofer

Gelare Khoshgozaran

Marianne Morris

Nancy Popp

Diane Ward

Sholeh Wolpe

@ CIELO Galleries & Studios

3201 Maple Ave, South Central LA

doors 8pm, readings 9pm.

Free / drinks & snacks & books available!

Events and Readings, Summer/Fall 2015

July 30 — Journal of Aesthetics and Protest release party, La Commune Cafe & Bookstore, North Oakland, with Cassie Thornton, Olive McKeon, & Irina Contreras. 7-9pm. /

Aug 8 — Versal @ Mixtree, Amsterdam. 5pm.

Aug 13 — Berlin, details TBA.

Sep 11 — Los Angeles: Tripwire #9 release event, with CAConrad, Jen Hofer, Marianne Morris, Nancy Popp, Diane Ward, Sholeh Wolpe, & Gelare Khoshgozaran, CIELO Gallery, South Central.

Sep 18 — SUNY-Buffalo, 7pm, details TBA

Sep 19 —  SITE CITE CITY NYC release, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, with Monica de la Torre & Diana Hamilton.

Sep 25 — SITE CITE CITY Bay Area release, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, with Sophia Kim & Kevin Killian, 7pm

Oct 22 — Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 4pm, reading and Q&A with Tonya Foster

Oct 28 — Santa Cruz, details TBA, w Jared Stanley, Angel Rodriquez, & Gaby

Nov 15— Howard Zinn Book Fair: Adjunct Action | Poets in Action, w Jessica Beard, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, David Buuck, Stephanie Young, panel co-chaired by Jessica Lawless (SEIU) and Sheila Tully (CFA)
City College of San Francisco, 1:45–2:45 pm in the Tillie Olsen Room, free

Dec 2 — City Lights, San Francisco, with Dodie Bellamy

Tripwire 9: Transnational/Translational now available


featuring work from Don Mee Choi, Harry Gilonis & Ch’iu Chin, Mette Moestrup (trans. Mark Kline), Jessica Tang, Juan Ortiz-Apuy, Ida Borjel (trans. Linda Rugg), Jules Boykoff, Divya Victor, Sean Bonney, Charlene Tan, Jen Hofer & Virginia Lucas, Arash Allahverdi (trans. Alireza Taheri Araghi), Hugo García Manríquez, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Ali Dadgar, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Lasana M. Sekou, Miyó Vestrini (trans. the New Order of St. Agatha), Forugh Farrokhzad (trans. Sholeh Wolpé), Joaquim de Sousândrade (trans. Odile Cisneros), Oswald de Andrade(trans. Stella M. de Sá Rego), Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (trans. Robert Ziller), Shahrnush Parsipur (trans. Steve MacDowell & Afshin Nassiri), Habib Tengour (trans. Pierre Joris), Víctor Valera Mora (trans. Guillermo Parra & Anne Boyer), Clemente Soto Velez (trans. Martín Espada & Camilo Perez-Bustillo), Cam Scott on Annharte, Sarah Dowling on Rachel Zolf, Zoe Tuck on Trish Salah, Susan Briante on Muriel Rukeyser, & more. 260 pages. $12.

order from Small Press Distribution or direct at

SITE CITE CITY now available from Futurepoem books


selected prose works, 1999-2012. futuepoem, 2015.

David Buuck works at the axis of performative and civic aims to make a narrative that is clarified the more it breaks down, as much through desire as by violent or revolutionary means.      — Bhanu Kapil

In David Buuck’s Site Cite City, the detective novel meets the essay meeting the poem in prose, which, somewhere along the way, has already bisected machine language and passed through the byways of psychogeography, making for a text as mysterious and entertaining as it is activist and knowledgeable. An invaluable contribution to everything.             — Renee Gladman

“Read this book and witness our totalizing Weltanschauung, where ideology is worldview—or is it the other way around?”    —Mónica de la Torre

Available from Small Press Distribution or futurepoem

Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Release Event : Oakland : July 30

Please join us to celebrate the release of “Tectonic Disobedience”, issue #9 of the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest (
Come for readings and presentations from JoAAP contributors Cassie Thornton, Olive McKeon, Irina Contreras, and David Buuck. Copies of the new issue will be available, along with other materials from JoAAP and contributors.
Thursday, July 30, 7pm. 
La Commune Cafe & Bookstore
part of the Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland

Tripwire 8


Tripwire 8 * CITIES * featuring essays, poems, cross-genre texts, art, @ archival work by Anne Boyer, Cecily Nicholson, Marie Buck, DH, Amy Balkin, Kaia Sand & Daniela Molnar, Ryan Eckes, Kim Hyesoon, Zarina, Scott Sørli, Michael Woods, Lucky Pierre, Grupo de Arte Callejero (trans. MR translation collective), Jonas Staal & Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Emma Cocker, Nancy Popp, Gonzalo Millan (trans. Annegret Nill), Dambudzo Marechera, Lucy Parsons, and a special feature from Oakland, featuring Oki Sogumi, Jill Richards, Lara Durback, Wendy Trevino, Joshua Clover, Mayakov+sky Platform, Jasper Bernes, Emji Spero, Kate Robinson, and more…