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From: Are The Rivers in Your Poems Real


Near/Far – Rosa, Passing through Leon and Talking Obsessively About the Afterlife – And When My Life has Ended – It is Saturday and I have so much to Do – Meanwhile the Sky – Narrative – After Hearing Marina Abramovic Intone “Timelessness and Luminosity” – Chopping Wood on Ivan’s Farm



Moez Surani

Moez Surani’s writing has been published internationally, including in Harper’s Magazine, the Awl, Best American Experimental Writing 2016, Best Canadian Poetry (2013 and 2014), and the Globe and Mail. He has received a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, which supported research in India and East Africa, and has been an Artist-in-Residence in Burma, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Taiwan, Switzerland, as well as the Banff Centre for the Arts. He is the author of three poetry books: Reticent Bodies (2009), Floating Life (2012), and Operations (2016), which is comprised of the names of military operations and reveals a globe-spanning inventory of the contemporary rhetoric of violence. Surani lives in Toronto.