In this chat with Body of Work author Elena Gomez (which also features my cat early in the piece), we dive deep into the thinking behind this intriguing collection. Elena talks about confronting feelings of perfectionism and inadequacy, the book’s relationship to technology/late capitalism, and breaks down what a Marxist feminist poetics might look like (for a beginner like me).
- Not Writing by Anne Boyer
- Capital (PDF)
- Silvia Federici’s ‘Wages Against Housework’
- Bernadette Mayer’s Midwinter Day (excerpt)
- Commonplace: Shelia Heti and Sarah Manguso (a great episode on writing and motherhood)