The Encyclopedia Project, a community arts endeavor which has borrowed the form of the traditional encyclopedia to present a series of publications featuring contemporary writing and art, is at last complete with this final volume. As with Volumes 1 & 2, Volume 3 is also inflected by cross-genre and hybrid aesthetics. (For more on the editorial ethos and process, see the entry for XENOGENESIS.)
Volume 3 | L-Z features works by over 200 contributors including, among many, many others, A. Igoni Barrett, Samiya Bashir, CA Conrad, John D’Agata, Samuel Delany, Rikki Ducornet, Jewelle Gomez, Lily Hoang, Kevin Killian, kara lynch, Fred Moten, Shahrnush Parsipur, Moniru Ravanipur, Rebecca Solnit, Juliana Spahr, Michelle Tea, Wendy Walters, Simone White, and Ronaldo Wilson. You can purchase a copy of Volume 3 | L-Z here.
The launch of Encyclopedia Project Vol. 3 is co-hosted by Encyclopedia Project editors Tisa Bryant, Miranda Mellis, and Katie Aymar, in collaboration with Patrick Kiley of Publication Studio, Hudson (Troy, NY). Copies will be available for sale. With readings by: Emily Abendroth, Dorothy Albertini, Katie Aymar, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Laynie Browne, Christine Choi, Claire Donato, Ron Drummond, Racquel Goodison, Madhu Kaza, John Keene, Sarah Labrie, Andrea Lawlor, Eugene Lim, Patrick Scanlon, Avra Spector, Brian Teare, and Simone White. In collaboration with Publication Studio, Hudson.