Nov 17: Boyer, Mertz, McCreary

Anne Boyer is the author of The Romance of Happy Workers, Anne Boyer’s Good Apocalypse, Selected Dreams with a note on phrenology, My Common Heart, The 2000s, and Art is War. Recent work has appeared in The New Inquiry, Joyland Poetry, and Rethinking Marxism. New work also appears here: http://anneboyer.tumblr.com/ . She lives on the edge of Kansas and is a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute.

R/B "Becca" Mertz is a poet and teacher from Pittsburgh, PA. Many of her poems can be found online by utilizing a search engine. She teaches writing at Penn State New Kensington and Duquesne University. She also posts a series of pop song poems at mylyriccompany.tumblr.com, and sometimes she twitters. R/B Mertz is a big fan of Anne Boyer and Philadelphia.

Chris McCreary's chapbook Elseworlds was just published by Cy Gist Press. His most recent full-length collection is Undone : A Fakebook (Furniture Press), and a section from his ongoing prose project, The Great American Songbook, is forthcoming in a future issue of Fact-Simile. He teaches at a private high school outside of Philadelphia.