Anselm and I first met through a mutual friend, the painter and collagist Jonathan Allen, whose artwork I’d exhibited and whose first art monograph I’d published though my press, Brooklyn Arts Press (BAP).
Joe Pans debut collection of poetry, Autobiomythography & Gallery, was named Best First Book of the Year by Coldfront Magazine. His poem Ode to the MQ-9 Reaper, a piece about drones, recently made the front page of the New York Times. He grew up along the Space Coast of Florida, attended the Iowa Writers Workshop, and serves as the poetry editor for the art magazine Hyperallergic. Joe is the founder and publisher of Brooklyn Arts Press, an independent publishing house.