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From Molloy, the Flip Side

Poet, playwright and translator, Chris Tysh has been on the faculty of the English Department at Wayne State University since 1989, where she teaches creative writing and women’s studies. She has authored several poetry collections and completed a full screenplay based on a novel of Georges Bataille.

Subway Poems

Louis Bury teaches literature at NYU, is a part-time professional poker player, and is an English Ph.D. candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, where he is at work on a constraint-based dissertation about constraint-based writing. The above poems were written on New York City mass transit according to the Oulipian procedure known as “subway poetry”: write one line per stop; start a new stanza whenever you transfer trains or buses; no revision permitted afterwards.

THIS I FIND HARD TO BELIEVE

Michael Gottlieb is the author of fourteen books. About his newest, MEMOIR AND ESSAY, with its focus on NYC in the 70s and the early days of Language Poetry, Elizabeth Fodaski has written, "it does for New York what 'A Movable Feast' does for Paris."

WE ARE UNHAPPY TO SERVE YOU

Michael Gottlieb is the author of fourteen books. About his newest, MEMOIR AND ESSAY, with its focus on NYC in the 70s and the early days of Language Poetry, Elizabeth Fodaski has written, "it does for New York what 'A Movable Feast' does for Paris."

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