Atlanta Poets Group is a shifting yet recurrent
heterogeneous grouping of both (split)individual and
collaboramerged semi-intentional language workers under the
sign of poetry. They exist on paper and in the flesh (public
performances) and meet on Wednesday night. APG has been
delivering the best in disruptive poetry, at affordable
prices, since 1997. These pieces were all recorded at Eyedrum,
an Atlanta gallery where they perform regularly. http://atlantapoetsgroup.blogspot.com
M. Bennett has published over 300 books and chapbooks of
poetry and other materials. He has published, exhibited and
performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications
and venues. He was editor and publisher of Lost and Found
Times (1975-2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing
Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. Richard
Kostelanetz has called him "the seminal American poet of
my generation." His work, publications, and papers are
collected in several major institutions, including Washington
University (St. Louis), SUNY Buffalo, The Ohio State
University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major
Biando lives in Philadelphia and works as a freelance
motorcycle stuntman. In the summers he guides eco-tourists
through Black Bear Bend in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where
his conscientious bell jingling keeps his groups 100%
bear-claw free. He fervently adheres to a no-footprint policy
in what little hinterland is left in the United States. His
work appears in Textsound, Digital Artifact, Dogzplot, Anemone
Sidecar, The Nimble Few, and Prick of the Spindle. He recently
published a long illustrated poem called My Boyfriend's Back:
A Zombie Love Story.
Bledsoe has two collections, _____(Want/Need) and
A third collection, Riceland, is due for release this year. He has
a chapbook, Goodbye To Noise, available online at www.righthandpointing.com/bledsoe. A minichap,
forthcoming. His story, "Leaving the Garden" was
selected as a Notable Story of 2008 by Story South's Million
Writer's Award. He is an editor for Ghoti
DeWald is a graduate of San Francisco State University and
currently lives with his wife in Sacramento, California, where
he writes and plays bass for the DeWald/Taylor Jazz Quintet.
His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Brilliant
Corners, Emerson Review, Gargoyle, Memorious, The New Delta
Review, and others.
Eleftherion grew up in Brooklyn. Her poetry has appeared
in The Paterson Literary Review, Big Scream, Defenestration,
Inch, TRY, and Ur Vox, as well as online in Womb and
the press gang. Forthcoming work includes a long piece from
Letterbox Magazine. She received her MFA from Mills College, and lives
in Oakland, with a gorilla and a phoenix.
Farr lives in Ocala, Fla. His most recent work appears in Otoliths, Cannot Exist, Letterbox,
ditch, and The Argotist On Line. This
past year he had several poems included in the Sidebrow
Anthology, and guest edited issue 6 of Pinstripe
more info and samples of his work, visit mjonesrview.blogspot.com.
Goosey parks cars in Jacksonville, Fla. His work can be
seen in No Posit, Is Reads, Exquisite Corpse and elsewhere. He
thanks you for reading.
Kavanagh lives in Charlotte.
entries on Richard Kostelanetz appear in Contemporary
Poets, Contemporary Novelists, Postmodern Fiction, Baker's
Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Reader's Guide to
Twentieth-Century Writers, Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of
Literature, Webster's Dictionary of American Authors,
HarperCollins Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature,
NNDB.com, and Encyclopedia
Britannica, among other
distinguished directories. Otherwise, he survives in New York,
where he was born, unemployed and thus overworked.
Kuntz’s short fiction has appeared in over 20 literary journals,
including pieces appearing or forthcoming in such places as Monkeybicycle,
mud luscious, Word Riot, elimae, Dogzplot, Outsider Writers
and others. He’s currently at work on a novel and also sometimes blogs at lenkuntz.blogspot.com.
Lietz lives and works in Oakland, Calif.
Macdonald bides his time in advertising in the hopes that
poetry might one day pay off. Until then, he lives and writes
in Santa Fe, N.M. with work appearing in places like Anemone
Sidecar, Bombay Gin, Hot Whiskey, Otoliths, Court Green,
Wheelhouse, CounterExample, Misunderstandings, InStereo and
elsewhere. In his spare time, he co-edits Fact-Simile Editions
with JenMarie Davis.
Morgan has previously published two stories, most
recently the piece, Infestation, in the magazine Armchair/Shotgun.
Another story, Cells, received an honorary mention for 2008’s
Italo Calvino Prize. Morgan has published poetry in The
Apocalypse Anthology and Other Rooms Press and
worked undercover for Brooklyn newspapers. For fun, he makes
elaborate PowerPoint presentations about you, among others.
Rickaby has shown his text-based conceptual works, books,
installations, constructions and paintings, usually dealing
with such issues as ideological and political power and urban
survival, throughout Europe and the US, including solo
exhibitions at Franklin Furnace and Printed Matter in New
York, at Central Space and the Standpoint Gallery in London
and Colette in Paris. He has produced net art for such sites
as Drunken Boat, Locus Novus, (B)EAST and street
lives in London.
Roggenbuck lives in Michigan. He blogs about veganism at
Atlanta Poets Group members James Sanders and Zac
Denton collaborated on the long work from which this
excerpt comes, employing improvisation, audio recording and
transcription software (e.g., Dragon Naturally Speaking,
Strongin has published twelve books, including the
anthology The Sorrow Psalms (University of Iowa Press), the
memoir Indigo (Thorp Springs Press) and Albino Peacock (Plain
View Press). She has been nominated five times for a Pushcart
Prize. She has made British Columbia, Canada her home for the
past quarter century. She has been publisher-nominated for the
Pulitzer Prize in Letters for Spectral Freedom: Selected
Poetry, Prose & Criticism.
Topel was asked to be brief.
Young is a New Zealander currently living on the Tropic of
Capricorn in Australia. He is the editor of the print and
online journal Otoliths.
Weiss' work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in
Blue Fifth Review, Now Culture, The Columbia Review, The South
Carolina Review, The Oklahoma Review, The Margie Review, The
Southern Poetry Anthology: Mississippi and others. He is
currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University
of Southern Mississippi.
Moore Williams is a poet working in visual and verbal
strains. He has authored three chapbooks thus far: I discover
i is an android (Trainwreck Press, 2008), writ10 (VUGG Books,
2008) and, with Matina L. Stamatakis, Xenomorphia (Wheelhouse,
2009). Poems of both visual and verbal breeds have appeared in
such journals as Shampoo, Otoliths, Word for/ Word, BlazeVox,
Turntable + Blue Light, The New Post-Literate and ditch, among
Online Review Vol. V, No.
II December 2009
Chad Lietz & J.D. Mitchell-Lumsden
Prose Editor Corey Johnson
Associate Editor Jeffrey
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