December 10, 2011

the fairly cwen

Elizabeth Treadwell is the author of two books of prose and five of poetry,
including Chantry (Chax, 2004) and Birds & Fancies (Shearsman, 2007).
Her long poem, Virginia or the mud-flap girl, is forthcoming from Dusie in 2012; and a section of it, Ancient Celebrity Tune-rot, will appear as a Least Weasel chapbook in fall 2011. Treadwell's work has appeared in a number of anthologies, most recently Gurlesque (Saturnalia, 2010), and was discussed as part of “The New Thing: the object lessons of recent American poetry” in the Boston Review.

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December 9, 2011

Facing the Window the City Goes By

Elisa Gabbert is the author of The French Exit (Birds LLC) and Thanks for Sending the Engine (Kitchen Press). Recent work can be found in Another Chicago Magazine, Denver Quarterly, Open Letters Monthly, and Sentence. She lives in Denver and blogs at The French Exit.

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December 8, 2011

Russian Woodpecker

Rob Ray makes site specific electronic installations, wondrous public games and experimental videos. He has recently relocated to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago via Rensselaer's Electronic Arts MFA Program in Troy, NY.

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December 7, 2011


Camilo Roldán is a poet and translator living in Brooklyn, NY. He is
the author of a chapbook of translations, Amílkar U., Nadaísta in
Translation (These Signals Press), and his poems have appeared in
Metazen, Leveler, Lungfull! and Pank.

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December 6, 2011

Dim Evenings

Megan Kaminski's first book of poetry, Desiring Map, is forthcoming from Coconut Books (2012). She is also the author of five chapbooks of poetry, most recently Collection (Dusie 2011). Her poems have recently appeared in American Letters & Commentary, CutBank, Denver Quarterly, Third Coast, and other journals. She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Kansas.

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December 5, 2011


Carol Watts lives in London, where she co-directs the Centre for Poetics at Birkbeck College. Her poetry includes the collections with Reality Street, Occasionals (2011) and Wrack (2007), the chapbooks When blue light falls (Oystercatcher, 2008, 2010), this is red (Torque Press, 2009) and brass, running (Equipage, 2006), and the artist’s book alphabetise, now an eBook (Intercapillary Editions, 2011). Her work also involves mixed media – photography, drawing and collage. It includes Horrid Massacre: A Récit, a sequence told through shopping receipts, currently online in part at Ekleksographia. Her poetry has been anthologised in the Reality Street Book of Sonnets, Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets, and her ‘Zeta Landscape’ series in The Ground Aslant: An Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry. She is currently working on a three stage collaboration with Will Montgomery: Pitch was first exhibited in the worksetting gallery in Huddersfield UK in December-January 2010-11.

Will Montgomery teaches in the English department of Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of The Poetry of Susan Howe (New York: Palgrave, 2010) and the co-editor of the essay collection Frank O'Hara Now (Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2010). He has released his audio work on nonvisualobjects, Entr'acte and Cathnor.,

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December 4, 2011


Deborah Poe is the author of the poetry collections Elements (Stockport Flats Press 2010), Our Parenthetical Ontology (Custom Words 2008) and several chapbooks--most recently a four-part edition excerpted from her manuscript "the last will be stone, too," as part of the Dusie Kollektiv (5), Poe's work is forthcoming or has recently appeared in Peep/show, Bone Bouquet, Trickhouse, No Contest, Peaches & Bats, Horse Less Review, Mantis and Denver Quarterly. For more information, please visit

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