Melissa Mack

Melissa Mack is a poet. She lives in Oakland, California. Her work has appeared in journals (Elderly, The Capilano Review, Try!, With+Stand), anthologies (Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, What We Want: A List of Our Fucking Demands), a chapbook, Includes All Strangers (Hooke Press, 2013), Poet’s Theater (Debt: A Play, with Lara Durback, Lauren Levin, and Anne Lesley Selcer), at the Alette in Oakland Conference, and at many public readings. Her life is structured by a day job, multiple study groups, showing up at protests, reading tarot, and going on walks with her friends. She aspires to live in a world where everyone has their needs met and human creativity can flower in whatever directions it wishes without being manipulated or devoured by capitalism.

Publications

from "The Lattice," Elderly Magazine

Of : Formation or Of, Anonymity : Of Black Bloc Fashion, The Capilano Review

See Space Craft Run On Time, With+Stand

Includes All Strangers, Hooke Press

Review of Utopian Rhythm, by Lisa Robertson

 

Interviews

In conversation between Joshua Clover and Melissa Mack, on Entropy

 

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