11/17/13

Nov 23: Donovan & Zuzga

Thom Donovan is a poet, editor, curator, and teacher currently living in Brooklyn, NY. 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.

Jason Zuzga was born in Camden, NJ and grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ. He is the nonfiction editor of FENCE. His first book of poetry, title to come, (suggestions welcome), maybe Pop Blister?, will be published in 2016 by Saturnalia Books. His chapbook Atom's Licks is available through Scharmel Iris Vanity Press. His next chapbook, 100 Clews, is forthcoming from Spork Press. He is writing a dissertation about alien places.