What's Killing Me--Poets Respond to Onslaught:
Lyrical expressions inspired by the punishing possibilities that drive us, time and time again, to put back together the very thing we only a minute ago-- and very deliberately-- destroyed.
Featuring Brendan Lorber, Matt Longabucco, Erin Morrell and Olivia Grayson.
Matt Longabucco’s latest chapbook is entitled Everybody Suffers: The Selected Poems of Juan García Madero (O’Clock Press 2014). His work has appeared in Aufgabe, Parkett, The Death and Life of American Cities; Clock, With+Stand, X Poetics, and Conduit. He teaches writing and literature at New York University.
Brendan Lorber is the editor/publisher of LUNGFULL! Magazine, where his latest essay is entitled “The Ecstasy of Deceit.” He curates the Zinc Bar Sunday night reading series; additionally, on certain Thursdays, Brendan presents the Acculorber Forecast to “…employ a proprietary blend of atmospheric models… until the complete picture emerges.” His newest chapbook is entitled Unfixed Elegy (Butterlamb 2014).
Erin Morrill is co-founder and editor of Trafficker Press. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts. Her recent chapbooks include On Occasion (Diez Press 2013) MaraudEra (Well Greased Press 2014) and the e-chap Withinstance (the new heave ho 2014).
Olivia Grayson writes prose and poetry that combine pop culture with autobiography in an effort to explore the experience of living in a society that sells the promise of ideal beauty, ideal romance, and ideal interventions. Her recent chapbooks include, Cat Lament (2013) and the forthcoming, Being Female. Olivia teaches expository writing and critical reading.