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Avant-garde &Now literary festival kicks off at CalArts

Avant-garde &Now literary festival kicks off at CalArts

The &Now literary festival, a biennial celebration of cutting-edge writing and interdisciplinary projects and the discussions that surround them, begins Wednesday at CalArts. From March 25-28, the university will host hundreds of authors working in the literary avant-garde.

The more than 80 panels, performances, screenings and happenings are ticketed; costs range from $20 for a one-day student pass to a $100 conference pass that covers all four days.

Sessions include "Narrative Fragments: Art, Language, Algorithm," "Transconceptualisms / Transconceptualismos: Emergent Poetics in Spanish," "Mixed...