Contributors' Notes

Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music and glitch video. His published books include And the Trillions (long poem), and Computing Angels (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at

Andrew Brenza’s recent chapbooks include Geometric Mantra (above/ground press), Poems in C (Viktlösheten Press), and Waterlight (Simulacrum Press). He is also the author of five collections of visual poetry, Automatic Souls (Timglaset), Gossamer Lid (Trembling Pillow Press), Alphabeticon & Other Poems (RedFoxPress), Album, in Concrete (Alien Buddha Press), and Spool (Unsolicited Press). His newest book, Smear, was released by BlazeVOX Books in March 2021.

billy cancel is a Brooklyn based poet/performer. His collection Mock Trough Rasping Crow (BlazeVOX Books) was published in 2018. His poetry has been widely published (in Boston Review, PEN America, SAND Journal (Berlin), and Bombay Gin, amongst others.) With Thursday Fernworthy (Lauds) he makes up the noise/pop band Tidal Channel who performed his noise poetry sequence Buttercup Tantrum Mutton Encore at Ravenna Museum of Art in November 2019 as part of the Transmissions VII Festival. In 2013 he appeared in Marianne Vitale’s Missing Book Of Spur at the Performa 13 festival. His contribution to “4 Words” was broadcast as part of the 2016 Liverpool Provocations Art Festival. He has twice read at the Poetry Project New Year’s Marathon, and regularly performs in New York and beyond. In December 2019 Billy and his work was featured in London based culture / fashion magazine Hero as “New York’s new poetic voice.” His website is at

Angela Caporaso is an Italian artist focusing on artists books and visual poetry, working with the mediums of collage, trash-art and, more recently, digital formats. Since her first exhibitions, which date back to the eighties, she has revealed a constant strain towards new expressive languages.

Cecelia Chapman is an artist whose work concerns consciousness / image / text / transformation and explores varied forms of communication. Her website is at Her collaborations with Jeff Crouch have been shown online in Compostxt, UnlikelyStories, Utsanga, Otoliths, Interalia Magazine, New Post Literate, Arteidolia, Red Fez, IX Biennale Internazionale Mail Art (Italy), and Moving Poems.

Kelvin Corcoran lives in Brussels. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including New and Selected Poems, For The Greek Spring from Shearsman, and most recently Facing West, 2017, the Medicine Unboxed sponsored Not Much To Say Really, 2017, Article 50, 2018, Below This Level, 2019 and The Republic of Song, Free Verse Editions/Parlor Press, 2020, and Orpheus Asymmetric, 2020. The sequence ‘Helen Mania’ was a Poetry Book Society choice and the poem ‘At the Hospital Doors’ was highly commended by the Forward Prize jury 2017. His work is the subject of a study edited by Professor Andy Brown, The Poetry Occurs as Song, 2013. He edited an account of the poetry of Lee Harwood in Not the Full Story: Six Interviews with Lee Harwood, 2008. In addition, his poetry has been commissioned to accompany travelling Arts Council exhibitions of British modernist art. He has collaborated with various musicians and composers both, producing the CD A Thesis on the Ballad with The Jack Hues Quartet. His work has been anthologised in the UK and the USA and translated into Greek and Spanish. He is the guest editor of the Shearsman poetry magazine.

Jeff Crouch is a prolific internet artist living in Texas with many blogs. His collaborations with Cecelia Chapman have been shown online in Compostxt, UnlikelyStories, Utsanga, Otoliths, Interalia Magazine, New Post Literate, Arteidolia, Red Fez, IX Biennale Internazionale Mail Art (Italy), and Moving Poems.

Adam Day is the author of Left-Handed Wolf (LSU Press, 2020), and of Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), and the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a PEN Award. He is the editor of the forthcoming anthology, Divine Orphans of the Poetic Project, from 1913 Press, and my work has appeared in the Fence, Boston Review, APR, Volt, Lana Turner, Iowa Review, and elsewhere.

Mark DuCharme is the author of We, the Monstrous: Script for an Unrealizable Film, Counter Fluencies 1-20, The Unfinished: Books I-VI, Answer, The Sensory Cabinet, and other works. Scorpion Letters will be published as a chapbook by Ethel in 2022. His poetry has appeared widely in such venues as BlazeVOX, Caliban Online, Colorado Review, Eratio, First Intensity, Indefinite Space, New American Writing, Noon, Otoliths, Shiny, Talisman, Unlikely Stories, Word/ for Word, and Poetics for the More-Than-Human World: An Anthology of Poetry and Commentary. A recipient of the Neodata Endowment in Literature and the Gertrude Stein Award in Innovative American Poetry, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Sam Wilson Fletcher was born in Lewisham and studied at Oxford and Harvard. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in Blackbox Manifold, Magma, Anthropocene, Adjacent Pineapple, Die Leere Mitte, and elsewhere, including the Seren anthology, 100 Poems to Save the Earth. Next summer he'll be poet-in-residence on board a boat exploring the Canadian Arctic.

Arpine Konyalian Grenier is an independent scholar, born and raised in Beirut after the post-Ottoman era induced French rule of the region ended. Academic and corporate years were devoted to cardiovascular research, human resources development, regulatory finance, and the arts. She wrote during lunch breaks and the weekend, first music then poetry. She has five published collections (more recently The Silent G from Corrupt Press), and her work has appeared in numerous literary publications, often awarded or as finalist.

John Greiner is a writer and visual artist living in New York City. He was educated at the New School for Social Research. Greiner's work has appeared in Antiphon, Sand Journal, Sein und Werden, Empty Mirror, Sensitive Skin, Unarmed, Street Value, and numerous other magazines. His books of poetry include Circuit (Whiskey City Press), Turnstile Burlesque (Crisis Chronicles Press), and Bodega Roses (Good Cop/Bad Cop Press). His collaborative work with photographer Carrie Crow has appeared at the Tate Liverpool, the Queens Museum and in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Venice, Paris, Berlin and Hamburg.

Clarice Hare grew up in the rural Midwestern U.S. and bounced around a fair bit before settling in Florida, where she currently lives with an assortment of furry and scaly pets. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Datura, SurVision, South Florida Poetry Journal, Arsenika, GoneLawn, Menacing Hedge, Neologism, Ethel Zine, and elsewhere.

Daniel Y. Harris is the author of numerous collections of xperimental writing. His Posthuman Series includes The Reincarnation of Anna Phylactic (BlazeVOX, 2019), Volume III, The Tryst of Thetica Zorg (BlazeVOX, 2018), Volume II and The Rapture of Eddy Daemon (BlazeVOX, 2016), Volume I. His collections include The Underworld of Lesser Degrees (NYQ Books, 2015) and Hyperlinks of Anxiety (Červená Barva Press, 2013). His xperimental writing and sauvage art have been published in Alligatorzine, BlazeVOX, The Denver Quarterly, European Judaism, Exquisite Corpse, GAMMM, Marsh Hawk Press Review, The New York Quarterly, Notre Dame Review and Poetry Salzburg Review. He is the Publisher of X-Peri & Var(2x). His website is

Irene Koronas is the author of numerous collections of xperimental writing. Her Grammaton Series includes holyrit (BlazeVOX, 2019), Volume IV, declivities (BlazeVOX, 2018), Volume III, ninth iota (The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, 2018), Volume II and Codify (Éditions du Cygne, 2017), Volume I. Her collections include Turtle Grass (Muddy River Books, 2014), Emily Dickinson (Propaganda Press, 2010) and Pentakomo Cyprus (Červená Press, 2009). Her xperimental writing and sauvage art have been published in Alligatorzine, BlazeVOX, The Boston Globe, Cambridge Chronicles, E·ratio, New Mystics, Offcourse, Otoliths, Poesy, Taos Journal of International Poetry & Art, Silver Pinion and Word For/Word. She is the Publisher of X-Peri & Var(2x). Her website is

Kent Leatham is a poet and translator whose work has appeared in dozens of journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad, including Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, Fence, Able Muse, and Poetry Quarterly. He studied poetry at Emerson College and Pacific Lutheran University. He currently teaches writing at California State University Monterey Bay

Samuel M. Moss is from Cascadia. Recent work has been published in 3:AM Magazine, New World Writing, and decomP, among other venues. He is an associate editor and web lead at 11:11 Press. He currently works as a farmhand in rural Washington. Find more at and on twitter @perfidiouscrip.

Kon Markogiannis is an experimental photographer-mixed media artist-visual poet-independent researcher with an interest in themes such as memory, mortality, spirituality, the human condition, the exploration of the human psyche and the evolution of consciousness. He sees his work as a kind of weapon against the ephemeral or, as Vilém Flusser would say (Towards a Philosophy of Photography), a “hunt for new states of things”. He has been exhibiting his art for many years (mainly in Greece and the UK) and his work has been featured in various books, journals and magazines. He currently lives and works in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Daniel Nester is the author most recently of Harsh Realm: My 1990s, a collection of poetry and prose poems coming soon from Indolent Books. His previous books include Shader, a memoir; How to Be Inappropriate, a collection of humorous nonfiction; and he Incredible Sestina Anthology, which he edited. His first two books, God Save My Queen: A Tribute and God Save My Queen II: The Show Must Go On, are hybrid collections on his obsession with the rock band Queen. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, The American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Bennington Review, The Hopkins Review, Word For/Word, Court Green, Love’s Executive Order, Barrelhouse, and other places. He currently edits Pine Hills Review, the literary journal of The College of Saint Rose, where is also a professor of English.

Matthew Schmidt’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in Hobart, Pleiades, The Seattle Review, Territory, and elsewhere. He is an associate poetry editor at Fairy Tale Review.

T.W. Selvey’s work has appeared in The Shore, The Wild Literary Journal, Feral, and petrichor. He tweets sporadically @docu_dement, and is the proud curator of a haphazardly curated blog,

Brendan Sherry lives in Greeneville, TN. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry Northwest, New South, Guesthouse, and elsewhere.

Randee Silv’s wordslabs have appeared in Posit, Bone Bouquet, Otoliths, Datura, Indefinite Space, Utsanga, Die Leere Mitte, and elsewhere. She’s editor of Arteidolia, swifts & slows: a quarterly of crisscrossings, and publisher of Arteidolia Press.

Gary Sloboda's work has recently appeared in such places as Big Other, Posit, and Twyckenham Notes. He lives in San Francisco.

Valerie Witte is the author of a game of correspondence (Black Radish Books, 2015) and The Grass Is Greener When the Sun Is Yellow (The Operating System, 2019), a collaboration with Sarah Rosenthal. Her work has also appeared in more than 30 literary journals, including VOLT, Diagram, Dusie, Alice Blue, and elsewhere. She has participated in artist residencies through Ragdale Foundation, Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, and La Porte Peinte in Noyers, France. She is a founding member of the Bay Area Correspondence School, and for eight years, she helped produce many innovative books by women as a member of Kelsey Street Press . In her daytime hours, she edits education books in Portland, OR. Read more at

Bill Wolak has just published his eighteenth book of poetry entitled All the Wind’s Unfinished Kisses with Ekstasis Editions. His collages and photographs have appeared as cover art for such magazines as Phoebe, Harbinger Asylum, Baldhip Magazine, Barfly Poetry Magazine, and Ragazine.