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George Quasha


photo by Susan Quasha

All recordings by Chris Funkhouser unless otherwise noted.

Introduction by Chris Funkhouser: PDF

Reading eternal discomfort of the heavenly bent from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, July 13, 2022

Complete recording (1:26:36): MP3

Reading sound talk from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, May 21, 2022

Complete recording (1:01:46): MP3

Reading the eros of soft exterior shocks from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, March 19, 2022

Complete recording (1:30:48): MP3

Reading every sound its word from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, January 15, 2022

Complete recording (1:11:53): MP3

Reading with Billie Chernicoff for Lunar Chandelier Press, Virtual Program, October 3, 2021

Recording courtesy of Kimberly Lyons; watch on YouTube: External Link

Reading alternate lingualities from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, July 18, 2021

Complete recording (1:25:23): MP3

Reading Dowsing Axis, Barrytown, NY, December 28, 2019

Reading Hearing Other, Barrytown, NY, July 30, 2019

Reading from Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole, Barrytown, NY, November 17, 2018

Complete reading (1:17:05): MP3

  1. Introduction (1:28): MP3
  2. i’m the architect of any space i pass through waking (4:27): MP3
  3. finding a world means liking it in here (3:02): MP3
  4. news from deep space non (2:46): MP3
  5. every sound is word (2:21): MP3
  6. appear without fear (2:10): MP3
  7. mirroring talks (2:36): MP3
  8. peripheral temporality vision (2:52): MP3
  9. gendered vexation zones (2:25): MP3
  10. the art is taking the bad out of the bad (2:36): MP3
  11. sounding lightning (2:49): MP3
  12. talking her into being (2:28): MP3
  13. body in hand (2:49): MP3
  14. the tauntra of holding your horses (2:05): MP3
  15. thinking’s from the word between (2:50): MP3
  16. it happens here first wherever we are (2:13): MP3
  17. no going back (2:37): MP3
  18. spatial destiny spread against open sky (2:54): MP3
  19. geno scenic aura (3:09): MP3
  20. pronominal slimming (2:43): MP3
  21. the shifting fate of leathers (2:36): MP3
  22. stripped principal variable (2:28): MP3
  23. it's not me anyway (2:44): MP3
  24. in one mouth and out the other (2:38): MP3
  25. neighborly lines (2:39): MP3
  26. a vortex passed already (2:39): MP3
  27. the tongue susceptible to divinization (2:28): MP3
  28. erogenous issues of illicit publicity (2:24): MP3
  29. hermanautical mappings (3:08): MP3

Reading from The Ghost In Between, Barrytown, NY, November 8, 2018

Complete reading (1:31:54): MP3

  1. Introduction to the Ghost In-between (3:48): MP3
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes (2:22): MP3
  3. Falling Toward Waiting to Know (2:29): MP3
  4. Accidental Accountants (2:38): MP3
  5. Waving Back (2:44): MP3
  6. Pronoun Phonics (2:28): MP3
  7. Figuring Being Blown (2:12): MP3
  8. Sun Sounds in the Tongue (2:33): MP3
  9. Inverse Linguality (2:20): MP3
  10. Catching My Instant (2:38): MP3
  11. Co-configurative Eternities (2:05): MP3
  12. Possibly Self Emanation (2:34): MP3
  13. Mobile Heart Mobile Tongue (2:51): MP3
  14. Nurture of Mind (2:41): MP3
  15. Complete-Timing (2:35): MP3
  16. Metaphoric Literalities (2:40): MP3
  17. Wake Walking (2:12): MP3
  18. Oh Mind Fear Flakes (2:39): MP3
  19. Ad Hoc Reality (2:29): MP3
  20. Momentary Make Up (2:16): MP3
  21. Saying it Tongue in Belly (2:56): MP3
  22. By No Means (2:23): MP3
  23. Synaxius Centers (2:25): MP3
  24. A Dove Dying Fall (2:31): MP3
  25. Two Channel Brain Frame (2:25): MP3
  26. An Other Floating World (2:48): MP3
  27. Free made Epigram (2:34): MP3
  28. Stressing Telling (2:41): MP3
  29. Truer Lucinations (2:32): MP3
  30. My True Self-The-Alien (2:57): MP3
  31. Metaphor-the-Night-Boat (2:47): MP3
  32. The-Glossology-of-Desire-Epigram (2:53): MP3
  33. The-Underline (2:52): MP3
  34. Silence-Ringing-in-Your-Ears_ (3:06): MP3
  35. Inter-dimensional Signaling (2:57): MP3

Memorial reading for Gerrit Lansing in Kingston, NY, October 20, 2018

Complete Reading (9:11): MP3

Reading fromVerbal Paradise, Barrytown, NY, July 3, 2018

Complete reading (1:22:40): MP3

  1. Introduction (2:18): MP3
  2. Thinking Map (1:32): MP3
  3. Surface Tension (1:53): MP3
  4. Tongue Within Bounds (1:23): MP3
  5. Minding Saying (1:52): MP3
  6. Skipping Truth Like a Stone on Water (2:04): MP3
  7. The Story Goes on Without Me (1:52): MP3
  8. Language Speaking For itself is the Only One Speaking for All (1:22): MP3
  9. Mind Mattering (2:13): MP3
  10. Showing Up Over (1:35): MP3
  11. Feeling True (1:30): MP3
  12. hyper-Intentional Say (1:25): MP3
  13. Spring Back (0:59): MP3
  14. Closed by Senses Five (2:03): MP3
  15. Elemental Atousal (1:42): MP3
  16. Word Contains the Flow Over (1:35): MP3
  17. Contrary Indications (2:06): MP3
  18. Things Said to Themselves (1:28): MP3
  19. Live All Life Times All (0:50): MP3
  20. Homing Motions (1:12): MP3
  21. A Breath a Work Apart (0:46): MP3
  22. Looking In From Around (1:02): MP3
  23. Living Orients (1:47): MP3
  24. Playing Out (0:57): MP3
  25. Passing Pure Lands Folded in Saying So (0:54): MP3
  26. Saying Safe and Lean Too (0:52): MP3
  27. The Point of Knowing (0:57): MP3
  28. The Rhymes That Times Itself (1:43): MP3
  29. Our Language Visions Truth be Told (1:18): MP3
  30. Low Grade Shock Stepping it Up (1:21): MP3
  31. A Hunt For Defining Gesture (1:41): MP3
  32. ”In these lengthen victuals his brain often reeled” -Hawthorne (2:02): MP3
  33. ”They reeled too and throw and staggered like a drunken man” Psalms 107:27 (2:09): MP3
  34. ”In Syphisis and huge round stone did reel” Spencer (2:27): MP3
  35. Whence What Come (1:02): MP3
  36. Stepped Up Self Removal (1:43): MP3
  37. Breaking Wave (1:19): MP3
  38. Toning my Own (1:26): MP3
  39. Watch Out Synaptic Dropdown into Undersense (2:05): MP3
  40. Thorough Through in Through (2:58): MP3
  41. Refusion (1:29): MP3
  42. Wedge (0:53): MP3
  43. Swallow (1:08): MP3
  44. Seminal Role (1:32): MP3
  45. Paridial Warbles (1:34): MP3
  46. Lingual Qualia (0:45): MP3
  47. Nights Ignition (0:49): MP3
  48. Open Flat and Circle Gaps (2:00): MP3
  49. In Seminal Sendings (0:56): MP3
  50. honor the Clamour (1:48): MP3
  51. Bis (0:34): MP3
  52. Speaking by Way of a Tail (0:52): MP3
  53. Flash Through (0:11): MP3
  54. Still Thinking (0:43): MP3
  55. Just Dowsing (0:47): MP3
  56. Refining Jest (1:29): MP3
  57. Doing With Mirrors (0:31): MP3
  58. Seeming Saying (1:16): MP3

Reading from Glossodelia Attract (preverbs), October 26–November 21, 2017

October 26, 2017

  • speaking animate (48:38): MP3
  • real time linguality (21:28): MP3

November 2, 2017

  • reals within reels & other sides (51:41): MP3
  • feedback from the periphery (26:18): MP3

November 11, 2017

  • sleight of scale 1-3 (9:12): MP3
  • sleight of scale 4-23 (47:48): MP3
  • ins and outs of neverbefore (46:58): MP3

November 21, 2017

  • woman at the heart of it all (53:47): MP3

Reading from The Daimon of the Moment (preverbs), November 21–December 14, 2017

November 21, 2017

  • the daimon of the moment / eyes on the road (28:35): MP3

November 29, 2017

  • an artifact of my work, speaking (45:47): MP3
  • going places places go (35:28): MP3

December 5, 2017

  • things to keep between voices (54:13): MP3
  • life below the bottom line (58:31): MP3

December 14, 2017

  • wormhole poetics (32:00): MP3

Scorned Beauty Comes Up From Behind (preverbs), December 14, 2017

Complete recording (37:18): MP3


Things Done for Themselves (preverbs), December 19–22, 2017

December 19, 2017

  • (Book I / Things Done for Themselves) things done for themselves / right sounds/ friends forever / tuning mind out / what it sounds like to be here (56:55): MP3
  • (Book I / Things Done for Themselves) poetic faith / words live beyond their saying (15:43): MP3
  • (Book II / Witnessing the Place Awake) mouth surfing / a sense of itself / hearing light walking down (14:20): MP3

December 22, 2017

  • witnessing the place awake / omnidirectional transubstantiation / turning out to be / untold newly unnamed sayings (1:05:42): MP3

Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole (preverbs), December 22–27, 2017

December 22, 2017

  • 1-11 (29:03): MP3

December 27, 2017

  • 12-34 (57:03): MP3

Polypoikilos: matrix in variance (preverbs), December 27, 2017–January 13, 2018

December 27, 2017

  • 1-11 (27:06): MP3

January 13, 2018

  • 12-21 (24:38): MP3
  • 22-34 (32:49): MP3

© 2022 George Quasha. These sound recordings available for non-commercial and educational use only. Distributed with permission by PennSound.