spiraling poets

emily abendroth
Emily Abendroth is a writer and teacher currently residing in Philadelphia. Her print publications include: NOTWITHSTANDING shoring, FLUMMOX (Little Red Leaves), Exclosures 1-8 (Albion Press), Property : None (Taproot Editions), and Toward Eadward Forward (horse less press). An extended excerpt from her piece “Muzzle Blast Dander” can be found in Refuge/Refugee (Chain Links, Vol 3).

divya victor
Divya Victor is author of Partial Dictionary of the Unnamable, Partial Directory of the Unnamable (Troll Thread press), and Partial Diary of the Unnamable (forthcoming). She is also author of PUNCH (Gauss PDF), Hellocasts by Charles Reznikoff by Divya Victor by Vanessa Place (Ood press), SUTURES (Little Red Leaves). Her books of poems Things To Do With Your Mouth is forthcoming as part of Les Figues press’ TrenchArt series. She curates an occasional interview series, Discourses on Vocality, for Jacket2, is a scholar, and a member of the publishing collective Troll Thread press.

Poet, arts educator, and interdisciplinarian a.rawlings has presented and published work throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. In the last decade, she held the position of assistant publisher for The Mercury Press and hosted the first season of television documentary series Heart of a Poet. Her first book, Wide slumber for lepidopterists (Coach House Books, 2006), received an Alcuin Award for Design and was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award; the book is being translated into French. Her works-in-progress EFHILMNORSTUVWY and Rule of Three have been exhibited in the Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Niagara Arts Centre, and Infusoria in Belgium. As the recipient of a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, angela spent 2009 and 2010 in Belgium, Canada, and Iceland working on her next manuscripts, researching sound/text/movement with special emphasis on vocal and contact improvisation, and collaborating with local artists. angela's current collaborators are experiential theatre company bluemouth inc. and Belgian artist Maja Jantar, Canadian musician Nilan Perera, and Canadian dancer Julie Lassonde.