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Ali Power is an editor at Rizzoli International Publications and co-founder of Maggy Poetry Magazine. With Bill Berkson, Larry Fagin, and Jenni Quilter, she edited the volume New York School Painters & Poets (Rizzoli, October 2014). Power's poems have appeared in Forklift, Ohio, Painted Bride Quarterly, the PEN Poetry Series, Washington Square, and elsewhere.


Jamie Townsend is a conspiracy theorist for Elderly, an emergent hub of ebullience and disgust. He is author of several chapbooks, most recently PROPOSITIONS (Mondo Bummer, 2014), as well as the forthcoming lp SHADE (Elis Press, 2014).


Melanie Neilson’s latest book is Palmyra Pieces, forthcoming from theenk Books. Work from two new manuscripts, Double Indemnity Only Twice and Eco-Pulp Trio, will be presented this fall at the Brooklyn Public Library and the Multifarious Array reading series. Neilson is co-author of The Autobiography of Jean Foos, with Jessica Grim, her long-time collaborator and Big Allis magazine co-editor. She lives in New York City.

Ravel Unravel

Eugene Ostashevsky is a poet and translator. He wrote Ravel Unravel for the Italian composer Lucia Ronchetti. The piece premiered on April 11, 2013 in Ancona, Italy, and has since been performed in Rome, Florence, Modena, and Torino by cellist Francesco Dillon and pianist Emanuele Torquati.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2014

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