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Brendan Lorber

Over two decades in the making, Brendan Lorber’s first full-length book just came out. It’s called If this is paradise why are we still driving? and is published by the Subpress Collective. He’s also written several chapbooks, most recently Unfixed Elegy and Other Poems (Butterlamb). Since 1995 he has published and edited Lungfull! Magazine, an annual anthology of contemporary literature that prints the rough drafts of contributors’ work in addition to the final versions in order to reveal the creative process. He lives atop the tallest hill in Brooklyn, New York, in a little castle across the street from a five-hundred-acre necropolis.

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Brendan Lorber edits Lungfull! Magazine and produces the Acculorber Weather Forecast (www.acculorber.com) which is not about the weather. Sweet Fedayeen: Radical 21st Century Poetics & The Secret Path Of Ecstasy Within Despair, a book of essays, is forthcoming from Spout Press.Unfixed Elegy and Other Poems, a poetry chapbook, is forthcoming from Buttered Lamb. He lives in the sacred city of Alamut where he cultivates insignificance as a kind of superpower.

If This Is Paradise Why Are We Still Driving
BRENDAN LORBER with Todd Colby

Over two decades in the making, Brendan Lorber’s first full-length book just came out. It’s called If this is paradise why are we still driving? and is published by the Subpress Collective. He’s also written several chapbooks, most recently Unfixed Elegy and Other Poems (Butterlamb). Since 1995 he has published and edited Lungfull! Magazine, an annual anthology of contemporary literature that prints the rough drafts of contributors’ work in addition to the final versions in order to reveal the creative process. He lives atop the tallest hill in Brooklyn, New York, in a little castle across the street from a five-hundred-acre necropolis. Todd Colby is a Brooklyn-based poet and artist. Colby is the author of six books of poetry. His most recent book, Splash State,was published by The Song Cave in 2014. His writing and art have recently appeared in Bomb Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Denver Quarterly, Dizzy Magazine, and Poetry Magazine

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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