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John Pluecker is a writer, translator, interpreter, artist. He frequently collaborates with others, especially with artists, organizations and communities; one example is the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena he co-founded with Jen Hofer in 2010. His work is often informed by experimental poetics, radical aesthetics and cross-border cultural production. His texts have appeared in journals in the U.S. and Mexico, including The Volta, Mandorla, Aufgabe, eleven eleven, Third Text, Animal Shelter, HTMLGiant and Fence. He has translated numerous books from the Spanish, including Antígona González (Les Figues Press, 2016), Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border (Duke University Press, 2012). His most recent chapbooks are Killing Current (Mouthfeel Press, 2012), Ioyaiene (Fresh Arts, 2014) and An Accompanying Text (She Works Flexible, 2015). His book of poetry and image, Ford Over, was released in 2016 from Noemi Press. He is a member of the Macondo Writing Workshop.

John Pluecker es escritor, traductor, intérprete, artista. Colabora con frecuencia con otros, especialmente con artistas, organizaciones y comunidades; un ejemplo es Antena, un colaborativo dedicado a la justicia de lenguaje y experimentación literaria que co-fundó. Su trabajo se nutre con frecuencia de las poéticas experimentales, las estéticas radicales y la producción cultural trans-fronteriza. Sus textos han aparecido en varias revistas en los EEUU y en México, incluyendo The Volta, MandorlaAufgabeeleven elevenThird Text, Animal Shelter, HTMLGiant y Fence. Ha publicado numerosos libros traducidos del español al inglés, incluyendo Antígona González (Les Figues Press, 2016),  Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border (Duke University Press, 2012) y Feminism: Transmissions and Retransmissions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). Sus plaquets más recientes incluyen Killing Current (Mouthfeel Press, 2012), Ioyaiene (Fresh Arts, 2014) y An Accompanying Text (She Works Flexible, 2015). En 2016, Noemi Press publicó su libro de poesía e imágenes, Ford Over. Es miembro del Taller de Escritura de Macondo.

Email: plujo7 [at] gmail [dot] com


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