Beginning, for the sake of argument, with Pound, or for sake of argument, with Apollinaire, or with Stein, linearity was exploded. We have lived all our lives with this, and Clark Coolidge is one of our stellar exemplars. In an astounding number of books published since his first in 1966, Coolidge has proven to be restless, consistent, and prolific.
Vincent Katz is a poet, critic, and translator. He is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Alcuni Telefonini, a collaboration with painter Francesco Clemente published in 2008 by Granary Books. He is the publisher of the poetry and arts journal VANITAS and of Libellum books. With Yasmil Raymond, he co-curates the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia:Chelsea.
Mary Burger is a writer and artist living in Oakland, California. Her book Then Go On will be published by Litmus Press in 2012.
Jamey Jones is from Pensacola, FL where he has long been an active proponent of all things poetry. His works include the book Blue Rain Morning (Farfalla, 2011), and the chapbooks the notebook troubled the sleep door and Twelve Windows, both from brown boke Press.
Your head is a bake sale frozen in marble, littered with dead ships slipping into the abyss