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FU Out Loud
Every other Tuesday, we’re bringing you readings and interviews with the authors published in the Alien-themed Issue 6 of the FU Review.
This week, on a podcast where there’s no room for modesty, host Kelsie Renehan sits down with Best Poet Ever, Luke Swenson, who would definitely go to Mars. They talk dead Germans, best practices for translation, Battlestar Galactica, and poems that aren’t poems anymore. Luke reads two original poems and two translations (and their German originals!). Kelsie reveals she only knows one language, doesn’t know how to play chess, and is very, very afraid of outer space.
We're so happy to bring you a little literature in a sweet twenty-minute package for the reader on the move, thanks to The FU Review and Bear Radio. And as always, big thanks to Hindenburg for their support.
Follow the FU Review on Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/FUReviewBerlin/] and Instagram
[https://www.instagram.com/fureviewberlin/] ! And come to our launch event
[https://www.facebook.com/events/563360644226969/] on Saturday Nov 23.
You can catch Luke Swenson on Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/luke.n.s/], and he’ll be at Künstler, Künstlerin [https://www.facebook.com/events/2630097520413783/] Nov 27 – say hi!
And you can find some of his work at The Los Angeles Review [http://losangelesreview.org/two-poems-johannes-bobrowski/], Inescape Journal [https://inscape.byu.edu/2013/06/13/ode-to-brussel-sprouts/], Riddled with Arrows
[http://www.riddledwitharrows.com/spotlight-issue-2018/spotlight-feature-swallow/], Berlin Untelevised [https://berlinuntelevised.com/writing/coming-to-luke-swenson/], and on the Künstler, Künstlerin site [https://www.kunstlerkunstlerin.com/iap-04-luke-swenson].
He was recently featured on an episode of Cashmere Radio’s Cryptomnesia: https://cashmereradio.com/episode/cryptomnesia-27-guest-host-alexander-norton-luke-swenson-wolfgang-friedrich-winkelsen/
Luke’s full sentence of titles was “anticipated future spacecraft home galaxy contracting whip against alpha centauri b”.
If you’re listening Johannes Bobrowski Gesellschaft [http://www.johannes-bobrowski-gesellschaft.de/] check your email! Luke awaits…
This week, in Berlin:
Nov 23 // 17 – 21// Release Party // FU Review Issue 7 [Come show love!!]
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NOV 22 // 1930 – 3 // Inside the Taboo: Launching SAND #20 [Kelsie, Moses, & more will be here!]
NOV 27 // 2030 – 2330 // Künstler, Künstlerin, How long is forever 10 [Luke will be here!]