Two sections from DISTANCE DECAYBy Cathy Eisenhower
Cathy Eisenhower lives and works as a librarian in Washington, DC, and is the author of Language of the Dog-heads (Phylum 2001), clearing without reversal (Edge 2008), and would with and (Roof 2009). She is co-translatingthe selected poems of Argentine poet Diana Bellessi and co-curated the In Your Ear Reading Series for the past several years.
Two Poems from IMMERSION KICKBy Jeremy Hoevenaar
Jeremy Hoevenaar lives in and writes emails from Brooklyn. His work has appeared in such places as Tantalum, Forklift, Ohio, Shifter, and The Recluse. A chapbook, tentatively titled Adaptations of Pelt and Hoof, is forthcoming from MOOR.
TWOBy Filip Marinovich
Filip Marinovich is the author of Zero Readership (Ugly Duckling Presse 2008) and of the forthcoming A Travelling Part (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011). He lives in New York City.
MATVEI YANKELEVICH with Geoffrey Cruickshank-HagenbuckleBy Geoffrey Cruickshank-Hagenbuckle
quizzed Matvei Yankelevich (Yank-e-LAY-vich), star and Tsar of Ugly Duckling Presse, early into UDPs month-long March NYC onslaught, which featured an exhibition of past publications, projects, film, and historical ephemera at PS1, the Octopus Books release of his own Boris by the Sea, and over a dozen performances and poetry readings spanning citywide venues from the Invisible Dog to St. Marks Bookshop.
If I Could Say This With My Body, Would I. I WouldBy Anne Waldman and Kiki Smith
Anne Waldman is the author most recently of Manatee/Humanity (Penguin Poets 2009), Matriot Acts (CHAX Press 2010) and the co-editor of Beats at Naropa (Coffee House Press, 2009). Her play RED NOIR was recently produced by The Living Theatre, directed by Judith Malina and had a two and a half month run in New York City. She is the Artistic Director of the Jack Kerouac School's Summer Writing Program at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. She has collaborated with artists Donna Dennis on Nine Nights Meditation, and with Pat Steir on Cry Stall Gaze.