From the Quarterly

The End, an Introduction

The pieces you will find in this issue address not just the end, but perhaps what happens after.

Jesús Carmona-Robles

“I do not believe in the poet as a prophet. I do not believe in the poet as a revelator of absolute truths. I do not believe in the poet as a warrior. I think the poet is a sort of journalist of himself who uses language to flirt with beauty.”

Zali Gurevitch

it can be a comment about desire it can be anything in one word

Final Words

On reading and writing books in two centuries.

Consumption of Culture as Politics

In Mexico, state-sponsored films allow symbolic critique to supplant structural change.

Stefano Harney (part 2)

We might say partial education is sisterhood and brotherhood of, with, and for the general antagonism.

Full Stop Quarterly: August 2017

This issue of the Full Stop Quarterly is concerned with the processes and systems that make up and facilitate writing and reading, and in particular with poetry, the perpetual avant-garde.

Stefano Harney (part 1)

Leisure, hanging out, as the ground for collective practice, as emergent, collective practice under constant revision, but also as the struggle against the time and unit measures, against the access, of logistical capitalism. Leisure as struggle. That was Michael Brown and his friends.

Begging for Utopia

A typology of the beggar in Western culture.

The Anarchist in the Woodshop

The contradictions of nostalgic crafting.