Bibliography

Joseph Osel is an critical theorist, poet and journalist. Osel is the proprietor of Imperative Papers, Web Editor of Radical Critique and the founding Literary Editor of The Commonline Journal. He studied Society, Politics, Behavior & Change at The Evergreen State College and Existential-Phenomenology at Seattle University.

Forthcoming book: Catastrophe-In-Miniature: Poetry in Fatal Tense



Selected Papers
▸  Makaveli's Offspring: A Kendrick Lamar Primer / (In Press)
▸  Lyrical Colonization: The Subject Who Refuses / (In Press)
▸  Toward A Theory of Lyrical-Consciousness / (In Press)
▸  Toward D├ętournement of The New Jim Crow / Int'J of Radical Critique 1:2 (2012)
▸  Michelle Alexander's Operational Whitewash / Int'J of Radical Critique 1:1 (2012)
▸  Call it 'Upward Mobility,' But You've Been Sold Down the River / SU Graduate Thesis (2011)
▸  The Executioners' Professionalism: A Case of Legal Murder / Copwatch, November (2010)
▸  A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Dunn / The Commonline Journal, #11 (2009)
▸  The Commonline Journal Questions Def Poet George Watsky / The Commonline Journal, #11    (2009)
▸  Interview with Poet Carl Miller Daniels / The Commonline Journal, #10 (2009)
▸  Interview with Author & Word Riot Editor Jackie Corley / The Commonline Journal, #09 (2008)
▸  The Case for American Slave Reparations / American Humanist Association (2008)
▸  Being (Born) Black In America  / TESC Dept. of Society, Politics, Behavior & Change (2008)
▸  Interview with Spoken-Word Poet Anis Mojgani / The Commonline Journal, #02 (2007)
▸  Religiosity Versus Homosexuality In America (& Elsewhere) / American Humanist Association / (2007)

Selected Poetry 
▸  Sacred Geometry / The Commonline Journal, #37 (2017)
▸  Persuasion / The Commonline Journal, #37 (2017)
▸  On Intellectuals / The Commonline Journal, #37 (2017)
▸  Vygotsky's Russian 1915-23 / The Commonline Journal, #36 (2017)
▸  82. Respiratory System / The Commonline Journal, #36 (2017)
  Life Eats Life / The Commonline Journal, #35 (2017)
  Primitive Program / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)
▸  When the Incarcerated Incarcerate Eachother / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)
▸  Mark of the Beast / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)
▸  Legacy of Hatred & Frontier Justice / Black Matters U.S. (2016)
▸  Resurrection Theme / The Commonline Journal #17 (2012)
▸  Pretty Damn Good / The UK Beat (2011)
▸  People Circle Overhead / The Commonline Journal #13 (2010)
▸  Autos in Tuscaloosa / New York Quarterly #66 (2010)
▸  Holding Fast / Black Sheep Collective (2009)
▸  A Waste, A Very Sad Waste / Loktic Die Zine (2009)
▸  The Carnal Hypothesis / Cooper Point Journal (2008)
▸  Buried In Vienna / decomP Magazine (2008)
▸  My Harborer / Denver Syntax (2008)
▸  Improprieties in Late January / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸  Thirty-Seven-Hundred & No Heater / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸  The Final Stretch / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸  Dead Animals on the Sidewalk / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸  Maps / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸  The Coffee Scene / Zygote In My Coffee (2007)
▸  Lines of Nirvana / Silenced Press (2007)
▸  Plight of the Apples / The League of Laboring Poets (2006)
▸  Untitled / 63 Channels Magazine (2006)
▸  Blessed Beside Bombardment / Poets Against the War (2003)