In the beginning was the word He bore his threefold soul in his hand His poems: singing theses Even the winds will shy away from their dust. His subjects swell with size streetnoises, loving sleigh We look and we see Requiem No poetry before ours in the insane who clip you and store you Ping, […]
CHRISTOPHE CASAMASSIMA is the Literary Arts Director at Towson Arts Collective and teaches English at Towson University in Baltimore. He recently resurrected Furniture Press after a three-year hiatus, and plans to publish more hand-made objects in the months to come. Along with a number of poems in journals physical and electronic, he is the author of the Proteus Cycle (The Proteus, Moria 2008; Joys: A Catalogue of Disappointments, BlazeVOX 2008; Ore, twentythreebooks 2009) and UNTILTED, twentythreebooks 2010. He lives in Baltimore with Karen Morrison and a catdog named Heloise Chainsaw.
Issue 1 Spring 2009 V. JOSHUA ADAMS is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago and editor of Chicago Review. JOE AMATO‘s recent books include Pain Plus Thyme (Factory School 2008) and Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture (Iowa 2006). His memoir, Once an Engineer: A Song of the Salt City, is forthcoming later […]
FEATURED ARTIST David-Baptiste Chirot NECESSITY IS THE MOTHERFUCKER OF INVENTION thoughts on the delete button THE NEW EXTREME EXPERIMENTAL AMERICAN POETRY a gallery featuring the visual works of poet, artist, and human rights activist David-Baptiste Chirot Jared Schickling, David-Baptiste Chirot FINDING THE ROOOT an interview conducted by Jared Schickling with David-Baptiste Chirot that will […]