Copy of Protection Rituals Zine

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by Rita Mookerjee, Wade Tullier, and Drum Machine Editions $21.00 A collection of ekphrastic poems by Rita Mookerjee (Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Worcester University) with illustrations by visual artist Wade Tullier. Published by Drum Machine Editions.  7” x 5”  


Rita Mookerjee (she/her) is the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Postdoctoral Fellow at DePaul University. Her research interests include Caribbean women's literature, food studies, and queer theory. She holds a PhD in Literature from Florida State University. In 2019-2020, she was a Fulbright Fellow to Jamaica. Her critical work has been featured in the Routledge Companion of Literature and Food, the Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory, and the Bloomsbury Handbook of Twenty-First Century Feminist Theory. Her poetry is featured in Juked, Aaduna, New Orleans Review, Sinister Wisdom, and the Baltimore Review. She is the author of the chapbook Becoming the Bronze Idol (Bone & Ink Press, 2019). Currently, Rita is the Assistant Poetry Editor of Split Lip Magazine and a poetry staff reader for [PANK]. She is the Poetry Editor and Sex, Kink, and the Erotic Editor for Honey Literary. Her full-length poetry collection False Offering is forthcoming from Jackleg Press.

Wade Tullier (he/him) is a visual artist working primarily in ceramics and sculpture. His work and process are heavily influenced by storytelling, myth, and living in the landscape of southern Louisiana. He holds a BFA from Louisiana State University and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, with recent shows in Miami, Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit. His work was recently included in ‘Clay Pop’ at Jeffrey Deitch New York. Tullier is represented by Primary in Miami.

Drum Machine Editions is an independent publisher and contemporary printmaking studio in Asheville, NC, USA. Founded in 2018 by Erik Pedersen (he/him), DME’s mission is to publish experimental new work by artists, writers, & musicians. They are committed to building an equitable and transparent publishing model that empowers artists to negotiate all the terms of their projects’ production and distribution, from materials and division of labor to pricing and percentage splits on every sale.