Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai

By Larissa Lai

“Part exoskeletal enjambment, half shared tender biology, Automaton Biographies wends via artistic industries and unusual commons, choosing up the shards of either our latent futures and our Polaroid pasts.”—Mark Nowak, poet

The first poetry e-book by way of novelist Larissa Lai (When Fox is a Thousand) is a multilayered “autobiography” that places an ear to the white noise of advertisements, pop track, CNN, and biotechnology, exploring the matter of what it capability to exist at the limitations of “human.” Lai, who teaches English on the collage of British Columbia in Vancouver, is well known in the women’s, LGBT, and Asian American communities.

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