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The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2013

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MAR 2013 Issue
Poetry

At Hell Gate

Contributor

Brandon Downing

Brandon Downing’s collections of poetry include The Shirt Weapon (2002), Dark Brandon (2005), AT ME (2010) and, most recently, Mellow Actions (2013). In 2007 he released a feature-length collection of short digital films, Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, while a monograph of his literary collages from 1996 to 2008, Lake Antiquity, was published by Fence Books in 2010. He’s recently completed a sixteen-book cycle based around Euripides’ The Bacchae. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area in California, he has lived in New York City since 2001.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2013

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