AGAINST EXPRESSION: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONCEPTUAL WRITING edited by Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith Northwestern Univ. Press 656 pages reviewed by Richard Kostelanetz One of the curious cultural phenomena of our time is that radical epithets developed in the rather small audience for visual art acquire a prestige that makes them glibly applicable to arts […]
KENNETH GOLDSMITH (born 1961) is an American poet and critic. He is the founding editor of UbuWeb and is a senior editor of PennSound at the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches. He hosted a weekly radio show at WFMU from 1995 until June 2010. He has published ten books of poetry, notably Fidget (2000), Soliloquy (2001), Day (2003) and his American trilogy, The Weather (2005), Traffic (2007), and Sports (2008). He is the author of a book of essays, Uncreative Writing: Managing Language in the Digital Age (2011). In 2013, he was appointed the Museum of Modern Art's first poet laureate.