Recent fiction by Curtis White, Alex Shakar, Michael Martone, and others read through the lens of Gertrude Stein and Wittgenstein.
Ralph Berry on Avant-Garde fiction and the future of the page.
Lance Olsen continues the FC/2 authors' discussion of Carole Maso's AVA and adds some bits on Laird Hunt, Mark Z Danielewski, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, and other recent U.S. avant-gardists.
R M Berry Replies to Joseph Tabbi
Joseph Tabbi Responds to R. M. Berry
David Zauhar reads Marjorie Perloff the way she reads poetry and philosophy: as ways of doing, rather than saying
Joseph Tabbi identifies a shift in U.S. criticism that has taken place in the eight years separating Susan Strehle's Fiction in the Quantum Universe and John Johnston's Information Multiplicity.
Reflections on Creative Writing as potentially part of the tradition of the avant garde.