Divya Victor

Divya Victor is the author of the Things To Do With Your Mouth (Les Figues, 2014), Partial Derivative of the Unnameable (Troll Thread, 2005), Goodbye John! On John Baldessari (2012), and PUNCH (2011) from Gauss PDF; and the chapbooks UNSUB (2014), Hellocasts by Charles Reznikoff by Divya Victor by Vanessa Place (2011), and SUTURES (2009). Her book Natural Subjects is the 2014 winner of the Bob Kaufman Award, selected by Anselm Berrigan and is forthcoming from Trembling Pillow Press. Her poetry, poetics, and criticism have appeared in Jacket2, Journal of Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies, Crux, and P-QUEUE, among others. She earned a PhD from the University at Buffalo and an M.A. from Temple University. She divides her time between the U.S. and Singapore where she teaches poetry at Nanyang Technological University.

Additional Links:

Robin Tremblay McGaw on Divya Victor’s Leslie Scalapino lecture and Cross Cultural Poetics

Kaegan Sparks’s interview with Divya Victor in Voice Registers series for the New Museum

Kaegan Sparks’s essay mentioning Things To Do With Your Mouth and some of Divya Victor’s ideas on voice

Divya Victor reads at Counterpath

Divya Victor performs Hellocasts at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibit

Divya Victor reads at Poetry Project with Vanessa Place