September 20, 2009
Deborah Poe Birds & Beads Kate Schapira
for Kate Schapira, in response to her hand/homemade book Orientalism.
(sampled song: Ulrich Schnauss' "Between Us and Them")
DEBORAH POE is the author of the poetry collection Our Parenthetical Ontology (CustomWords 2008) as well as chapbooks from Furniture_Press and Stockport Flats Press. Her writing is forthcoming or has recently appeared in journals such as Sidebrow, Ploughshares, Filter Literary Magazine, Denver Quarterly, and FOURSQUARE Editions and A Sing Economy. She has received several literary awards including three Pushcart Prize nominations for her poetry and the Thayer Fellowship of the Arts (2008) for her poetry and fiction. Deborah has recently joined the international online journal of the arts, Drunken Boat, as fiction editor. Assistant Professor of English at Pace University Westchester, she teaches creative writing, contemporary fiction and theory. For more, visit http://deborahpoe.com.