13 Jul 2023
David Kishik will read from his book, followed by a conversation with Maggie Nelson and a Q&A with the audience.
David Kishik lives in New York and teaches at Emerson College. Self Study is the fifth and final volume in his series of books, To Imagine a Form of Life. Previous titles include The Book of Shem and The Manhattan Project, both published by Stanford University Press. Some shorter texts appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Lapham’s Quarterly.
Maggie Nelson is the author of several acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including the forthcoming collection Like Love: Essays and Conversations (2024), the national bestseller On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint (2021), the National Book Critics Circle Award winner The Argonauts (2015), The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning (2011), Bluets (2009; named by Bookforum as one of the top 10 best books of the past 20 years), The Red Parts (2007), Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (2007), and Jane: A Murder (2005). In 2016 she received a MacArthur ‘genius’ Fellowship. She currently teaches at the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.
Self Study: Notes on the Schizoid Condition
(Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2023)
Paperback | 12 EUR | v, 174 pp. | 17.8 cm x 12.7 cm | ISBN 978-3-96558-045-9