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BAX 2018
Best American Experimental Writing
Seth Abramson, ed.; Jesse Damiani, ed.; Myung Mi Kim, ed.



Best American Experimental Writing

Wesleyan
2018 • 360 pp. 29 illus. 6 x 9"
Poetry / Literary Collections - American / Poetry - American

$19.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-7818-1
$40.00 Hardcover, 978-0-8195-7817-4

$15.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-7819-8

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An anthology of dynamic, forward-thinking writing

Best American Experimental Writing 2018, guest-edited by Myung Mi Kim, is the fourth edition of the critically acclaimed anthology series compiling an exciting mix of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and genre-defying work. Featuring a diverse roster of writers and artists culled from both established authors—like Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Don Mee Choi, Mónica de la Torre, Layli Long Soldier, and Simone White—as well as new and unexpected voices, including Clickhole.com, BAX 2018 presents an expansive view of today’s experimental and high-energy writing practices. A perfect gift for discerning readers as well as an important classroom tool, Best American Experimental Writing 2018 is a vital addition to the American literary landscape.

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Reviews / Endorsements



“Whenever a newspaper succumbs to the clickbait of fake news; whenever a search engine becomes a surrealist troubadour by chance; whenever a witless chatbot strives to rickroll you—these experimental writers, featured here, ensure that you show up for the future of literature on time.” —Christian Bok, author of The Xenotext

“Restive exploration brings together these otherwise beguilingly multifarious works. What does not change is the necessity for change.” —Charles Bernstein, author of Pitch of Poetry



MYUNG MI KIM was born in Seoul, Korea. Her books include Under Flag, The Bounty, DURA, Commons, River Antes, and Penury. Kim’s work explores issues of dislocation, colonization, immigration, loss of her first language, and the fallout of history. She is the James H. McNulty Chair of English at SUNY Buffalo. SETH ABRAMSON is the author of six poetry collections and is an assistant professor of Communication Arts and Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. JESSE DAMIANI is a former Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing fellow and current editor-at-large of VRScout and a Forbes contributor. He lives in San Francisco.



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