Jill Magi

Post: Echo 1

We at Nightboat find ourselves reflecting on how in times of crisis, global or not, we turn to the literature of disaster and the disenfranchised. In this language we also find notes of celebration, powerful beacons of hope, and exemplars of resistance. In the search for what resonates, we understand that inextricable from survival is […]

Post: SPEECH: Jill Magi on Method

Abu Dhabi-based poet and artist Jill Magi furnishes SPEECH, her new book-length poem published earlier this month, with layered textures of language, subject, and object, calling at the delineations of border and sending her subject through them. That subject, however, “won’t be indexed precisely,” Magi asserts in the books appendix, “Painting a bibliography.”  She asserts […]

tribe_events: Launch Event! Speech by Jill Magi

Join us for the launch of Jill Magi’s book SPEECH! We will gather for fabulous readings by Jill Magi, Jennifer Firestone & Paolo Javier, followed by a reception with book signings by Jill. About SPEECH: A deftly woven book-length poem that questions the existence of universal individual rights such as speech and citizenship, especially in […]

Post: Jill Magi Curates Event in New York

Collection Processed by Poets: Five Writers Respond to the Wagner Labor Archive with Robert Fitterman, Paolo Javier, Maryam Parhizkar, Eléna Rivera & Johannah Rodgers Tamiment Library in Bobst Library, 10th Floor, 70 Washington Square South, New York March 25, 6:00-7:30 p.m Free and Open to All Robert Fitterman, Paolo Javier, Maryam Parhizkar, Eléna Rivera & Johannah Rodgers were tasked with visiting the Wagner […]