Philological Quarterly 98.4 (2019) has graciously published my discussion of Prynne's commentaries. The essay is a bit cramped, but contains things about philology, commentary, and tries to tease out some theoretical convictions lurking behind Prynne's adaptation of that form. Here's an excerpt: Such commentaries represent a renovation of commentary as critical practice in English studies. … Continue reading New article at Philological Quarterly
This book collects poetic work written between 2014 and 2018, including Story One, The Meritocrat, and The Last Shyness. It includes a new sequence, as well: the titular Old Business. From the editors: The poetry of Ryan Dobran begins in a congenial, observational mode and crystallizes swiftly into an engrossing lattice of voice and affect, a prismatic language that … Continue reading Old Biz Orders
Here it is. It's a thing. Golias Books order page not up yet but coming soon.
Golias Books will publish my first full-length collection of poetry in spring 2019. It collects three previously published (or in the case of Story One: pseudo-published) collections along with a new one called, Old Business, which has actual poem titles. Actual. Poem. Titles. Here's a provisional write-up from the generous editors, Lawrence Giffin and Chris Catanese: Ryan Dobran's Old … Continue reading Old Business Sees the Light
Colin Lee Marshall released the third issue of Erotoplasty out of Seoul. It's dreamy and I've got some new work inside it: Erotoplasty 3 is resounding! Listen as its spectral glissando encompasses notes from Gwen Muren, Calum Hazell, Andre Bagoo, Joe Luna, Lila Matsumoto, Pratyusha, Catherine Vidler, Zoë Skoulding, Peter Larkin, Amelia Dale, Luke Roberts, … Continue reading Erotoplasty 3 Lives