Topography of Poetry: How the End Begins--at Blunderbuss Magazine
Every book has its own texture, materiality, and topography. This is not only metaphorical; the process of creating literature produces all sorts of flotsam–notes, sketches, research, drafts–and sifting through this detritus can provide insight both into the architecture of a work and into the practice of writing. Blunderbuss is excited to run this series, in which we ask writers to select and assemble the artifacts of a book in a way that they find meaningful and revealing. In this installment, Cynthia Cruz discusses how Lars Von Trier, Jean Genet, and Venice informed How the End Begins, published by Four Way Books. ...