The 3 by Lee Ann Brown
15 Experiment

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The 3:15 EXPERIMENT comprises the results of an experiment in which the four authors rose at 3:15 A.M. every day in the month of August from the years 1993-2000 and wrote. Some poems, some prose, some dream-drenched euphoric scrawl, some devine journaling recording the weird magic of that middle hour. "In 1994...I was awake at 3:15 almost every night all August. This writing-by-alarm is one out of a large -- infinite? -- bag of tricks. The self outside the self. To get ourselves to pay attention differently, unawares" -- Jen Hofer. "The book is full of marvelous 'good times' as well -- with language, zones, emotions & political conventions... -- the stuff & dross & excitement of existing experimentally in the minds of four exceptional writers" -- Anne Waldman.
 

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Bernadette Mayer was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended the New School for Social Research and ran The Poetry Project in New York City for several years. The author of dozens of books and chapbooks, she currently resides in East Nassau, New York. LEE ANN BROWN is Assistant Professor of English at St. John's University in New York City. A poet and filmmaker whose first book, Polyverse (1999), won the New American Poetry Series Award, she is also the founder and editor of the small press Tender Buttons. Jen Hofer's books include LIP WOLF, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Solorzano (Action Books, 2007), SEXOPUROSEXOVELOZ AND SEPTIEMBRE, a translation of books two and three of Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2007), THE ROUTE, an epistolary and poetic collaboration with Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2008), and a book-length series of anti-war-poem-manifestos, titled ONE (Palm Press, 2008). She lives in Los Angeles, where she is a member of the Little Fakers collective which creates and produces Sunset Chronicles, a neighborhood-based serial episodic drama populated entirely by hand-made marionettes inhabiting lost, abandoned and ghost spaces in Los Angeles (www.sunsetchronicles.com).
 
Published May 30, 2001 by Owl Press. 132 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Culling writings from the middle of the night, ""to see what 3:15 [a.m.] mind looked like,"" The 3:15 Experiment presents an unedited month's worth of these writings from the project's four originators: Bernadette Mayer (The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters), Jen Hofer, Danika ...

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Ghosts of the Titanic), the subject of controversy surrounding claims made in his previous book, The Last Train from Hiroshima, returns to a familiar topic in this final book of a trilogy on Titanic.

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