Eleni Stecopoulos is a poet and teacher who lives in the Bay Area. She is the author of Armies of Compassion (Palm Press) and a recent chapbook, Daphnephoria (Compline). "The Poetics of Healing" series, her collaboration with The Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, was supported by a Creative Work Fund grant and featured participants from diverse fields, including philosopher Alphonso Lingis, poet Raúl Zurita, anthropologists Barbara Tedlock and Dennis Tedlock, physician-poet David Watts, and many others. She is currently finishing a book based on the project.
A longtime union organizer, writer on performance and experimental sound composition, and former body artist out of Detroit, david wolach is founding editor of Wheelhouse Magazine & Press. wolach’s first full-length collection of poems is Occultations (Black Radish Books, 2011, 2012). The full-length Hospitalogy was published by Tarpaulin Sky Press in May of 2013. wolach is professor of text arts, poetics, and cultural theory at The Evergreen State College, and visiting faculty in Bard College’s Language & Thinking program.
Thom Donovan is a poet, editor, curator, and teacher currently living in Brooklyn, NY. His poems and essays have appeared widely in print and online journals, and his first trade edition book, The Hole, appeared with Displaced Press in 2012. He is the co-editor and publisher of ON Contemporary Practice, an online journal and print monograph series for critical writings about one’s contemporaries. From 2010-2012 he edited the column “5 Questions for Contemporary Practice” at Art21 blog. He is currently editing Supple Science: a Robert Kocik Primer (with Michael Cross; ON Contemporary Practice Monograph Series, fall 2013) and To Look At The Sea Is To Become What One Is: the Essential Writings of Etel Adnan (with Brandon Shimoda; Nightboat Books, forthcoming summer 2014). He teaches courses in poetics and writing at School of Visual Arts, Parsons, and Pratt Institute and holds a Ph.D. in English from SUNY-Buffalo. From 2011-2013 he served as Archive Manager for the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store). Readings start at 7PM.
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