Vanessa Place

Vanessa Place is a writer, lawyer, and co-director of Les Figues Press. She is author of Dies: A Sentence (2006), La Medusa (Fiction Collective 2, 2008), Notes on Conceptualisms, co-authored with Robert Fitterman (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), and The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law (2010). A book of conceptual poetry, Statement of Facts, will be published in France by éditions è®e, as Exposé des Faits; a trilogy of conceptual work, Statement of Facts, Statement of the Case, and Argument, is forthcoming from Blanc Press (USA). Her Factory-type chapbook series is available via oodpress (Brazil). Place is also a regular contributor to X-tra Art Quarterly, and has lectured and performed internationally.

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Vanessa Place on Why Conceptual Writing is Better than Flarf, Youtube
Vanessa Place on The Allegory & The Archive
Kara Kelsey on NoC
Thom Donovan on NoC
Vanessa on Pussy
Vanessa in conversation with Lemon Hound re silence 

Texts by Vanessa Place

Dies: A Sentence, Les Figues
Statement of Facts, ubu pdf (find on list of ubu's unpublishables)
or Vanessa Place Statement of Facts 67pp (PDF, 330k) 
Statement of Facts  full version
The Gates (excerpt from work in progress)

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