shiv kotecha

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upcoming events

11-20-19 -  reading @ Kelly Writers House, UPenn, Philadelphia

past talks/readings


books

The Switch (Wonder, 2018)
Extrigue (Make Now, 2015)


poems

The Unlovable (2016)
The Taiwan Blue (2015)
The Iron Horse (2014)
Outfits (2012)
Paint the Rock (2011)


selected fiction

“Heaven”
“Discarnate Nude”


selected short-form
2019

“Monica Majoli Paints the Hunks of Gay Liberation’s Halcyon Days” frieze

“’It’s Time You Became a Refugee!’: The Films of Ritwik Ghatak,” frieze
“Painting the ‘Quiet Freedoms’ of New York’s Queer Island,” frieze
“Harry Dodge Reminds Us That We’re Not Alone,” frieze
“Tony Conrad Thought of Everything,” frieze
Painter Cy Gavin’s Transhistorical Reckoning,” frieze
“How David Robilliard Merged Poetry and Painting,” frieze

“On Michael Muhammad Knight’s Muhammad: 40 Introductions,” frieze
“B. Wurtz’s Art of Domesticity,” frieze


2018

“A Room of Once Owned,” frieze
Huma Bhabha's Extraterrestrials Land In New York,“ frieze
“Who Has The Power: A Conversation with Aruna D’Souza,” Art in America
“Danh Vo, Take my breath away,” frieze


press


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photo credit: Jameson Fitzpatrick



Shiv Kotecha is the author of The Switch (Wonder, 2018) and EXTRIGUE (Make Now, 2015). He is the New York contributing editor at frieze magazine. Writing can be found in friezeArt in America, The Brooklyn Rail, The Los Angeles Review of Books and in other publications. He is also a PhD candidate in NYU’s Department of English.




Mark

Talks/Readings





2019
08.01 class visit “Writing New York” course, NYU
07.14 reading, Rindon Johnson’s
05.21 class visit, “The Art of Information” course, The New School
05.21 reading with Kay Gabriel, Hauser and Wirth, NYC
05.01 Invited writer, “Extreme Texts” course, Michigan State University
04.17 reading, Bookculture, w/ Lonely Christopher, NYC
03.28 reading, Alley Cat Reading Series, w/ Robert Glück, San Francisco
03.27 reading, Wolfman Books, w/ Ed Steck and Syd Staiti, Oakland
03.23 reading, Poetic Research Bureau, w/ Ed Steck, LA
03.10 launch, Andrea Dworkin’s Last Days at Hot Slit, Participant Inc., NYC
02.12 reading, Chateau Reading Series, CODEX Books, NYC
02.03 reading, Artfare Exhibition with The Brooklyn Rail, 9 W 8th St, NYC
01.22 reading, CLMP Face Out celebration, Greenlight Books, Brooklyn, NYC
01.24 reading, Earshot Reading Series, 61 Local, 7:30pm NYC
01.27 reading, Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery, 4pm NYC



2018
12.16 reading, Ceremony reading series, NYC
12.14 reading, with Samantha Giles @ CODEX Books, NYC 8PM
12.08 reading, Knife | Fork | Book reading series, Toronto, CA
12.06 reading, Drawn and Quarterlie with Titiziana Melia, Montreal, CA,
11.16 convo, The Poetics of Information Symposium, NYU Gallatin
11.14 book party, The Switch & Diana Hamilton’s God Was Right, Participant, Inc.,  NYC
11.06 reading, Nightcare at 80WSE gallery, NYC 7PM
11.05 David Wojnarowicz Reanimation Ceremony with Poets, The Drawing Center, NYC
11.03 reading, Up State gallery, 6PM Zurich, CH
11.01 reading, After8 Books, 3PM Paris, FR
10.26 reading, Hopscotch Reading Room, Berlin, DE
10.11 Panel Discussion on Literary Curation, Pratt University Writer’s Forum
10.05 Reading at Asian American Writers’ Workshop, NYC
03.25 Queering the Collection, ICP Library Invited writer, “The Poetics of Information” symposium, NYU Gallatin
Invited writer, “Literary Curation,” panel Pratt University Writer’s Forum Invited artist, Queering the Collection, ICP Library, NYC


2017

10.30 Reading at 315 Gallery, 312 Livingston St. Brooklyn
09.23 Book Launch of Shade the King by Rindon Johnson, NYABF MoMA PS1
06.17 Reading at Moe’s Book Store for Small Press Distribution Berkeley, CA (FB)
06.07 Launch Party for James La Marre’s Daydreams, Asia Roma, NYC
06.03 Wonder/Troll Thread, Blonde Arts Book Fair, Knockdown Center, NYC
05.22 Giant Night: Omniscient Tape Recorder Part II at The Poetry Project, NYC
03.03 1891 Project Space Launch, Video by Ruth Patir + Readings, Art100 Gallery, NYC
02.10 Reading for “You can tell I’m alive and well because I weep continuously” at The Knockdown Center, NYC
01.01 The Poetry Project’s 43rd Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading, St. Marks Cathedral, NYC

2016
12.17 Collective Task Auction / Reading, 67 Gallery, NYC 12.11 Marathon Reading for Eve Fowler’s “with it which it as it if it is to be,” Participant Inc, NYC
12.05 Against Erasure: Radios Book Launch w/ Danny Snelson, Wendy’s Subway, NYC
09.29 Panel Discussion, “Duration and Poetics” with Holly Melgard & Steven Zultanski Company Gallery, NYC
09.10 Convolution 4 Release / Opening, 1-minute readings @ Company Gallery, NYC
07.29 Diana Hamilton – Peter Dubé – Shiv Kotecha, Montreal, CA
07.22 Poetry Time at The Chateau with Marie Buck and Ed Steck, NYC
07.16 Ptyxolopies 3: Performance! Series, NYC
04.14 Poet Transmit w/ UDP and Erica Baum, Knockdown Center, NYC
04.04 Troll Thread 5/6 Year Celebration & Reading, 67 Gallery, NYC
03.22 Company Gallery Series (curated by Andrew Durbin), Company Gallery, NYC
01.16 Segue Reading Series, Zinc Bar, NYC
01.01 The Poetry Project’s 42nd Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading, St. Marks Cathedral, NYC

2015

12.01 After the Eclipse IV, Am Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany
10.15 Virgil’s Birthday: An event of poetry, performance and speech acts, X-Marks-the-Bokship, London, UK
08.21 After the Eclipse III, Am Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany
08.06 Opening of Sophia Le Fraga’s “Other Titles,” Broken Dimanche Press, Berlin, Germany
05.21 EXTRIGUE Launch Party, BHQFU, NYC
04.24 Collective Task Performance at “Night of Philosophy,” French Embassy, NYC
03.27 Dreamwave: Poetry for your new body, 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, NC
01.16 Make Now Launch Party for EXTRIGUE, Poetic Research Bureau Offsite, Los Angeles, CA

2014

12.12 Collective Task Book Launch, Postmasters Gallery, NYC
10.11 Copula Reading Series, Wendy’s Subway, NYC
06.12 Tri-Lengua Reading Series, Over the Eight Bar, NYC
01.25 Single Malt Poetry Slam, Bowery Poetry Club, NYC
01.14 Poetry Project Reading Series, St. Marks Church, NYC

2013

11.09 Prolonged Exposure: A Recession Art Exhibition, Invisible Dog Gallery, NYC
09.30 Queer Division Reading Series, Bureau of General Services, Cage Gallery, NYC
05.23 Principle Hand Reading Series, L'Etage, Philadelphia, PA
04.20 Transform the World! Poetry Must be Made by All!, MoMA, NYC
02.26 Unmalnaebe Talk Series, Unnameable Books, NYC


2012
10.21 Segue Reading Series, Zinc Bar, NYC


Mark