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Maxine Chernoff is the author of 13 books of poetry, most recently Without (Shearsman). In January of this year she was a Visiting Scholar at Exeter University in England.

from Situations: Events and Spells

Mercedes Roffé is one of Argentina’s leading poets. In 1998 she founded Ediciones Pen Press, a successful indie press dedicated to the publication of contemporary poetry from around the world.

At Hell Gate

Brandon Downing is a writer and visual artist whose books of poetry include The Shirt Weapon, Mellow Actions, AT  ME and Dark Brandon. Lake Antiquity, a monograph of literary collages from 1996-2008. A feature-length collection of collaged digital shorts, Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, dropped in 2007. A 2nd volume is forthcoming; see clips at  www.youtube.com/user/bdown6


The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2013

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