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Tom La Farge

Contributor

Tom La Farge

Tom La Farge has written two novels, Zuntig and The Crimson Bears, and a book of tales, Terror of Earth. He co-founded the Writhing Society, a weekly salon for constrained writing in Brooklyn, and created the first three pamphlets of a manual, 13 Writhing Machines, explaining various constraints. “Three Writhings” appeared in the &Now Awards 2009. His chapbook Life and Conversation of Animals appeared in 2010. He’s currently working on three novels in various stages of completion. He lives in Brooklyn and is Managing Editor of Proteotypes, the publishing arm of Proteus Gowanus.

Articles by Tom La Farge

From the Translator: Content with Constraint
By Tom La Farge
The question most on a translator’s mind, when working on an Oulipian text, is, do you translate the constraint or the content? Can you do both: follow both the potentiality unleashed by the constraint…
Infinity, Minus Forty Yearly Installments: Noun Complements (1972–2012)
By Michèle Métail
1. In September 1972, funded by a scholarship, I took the Orient Express to Vienna. Sixteen-hour journey, upper bunk. Less than enthusiastic about sharing a room in the student hostel, I looked for a…
Translated from French by Tom La Farge
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