Volume One

released December 2012 | poems by Karen Garthe, Nicholas Grider, Brian S. Hart, Rodney Nelson, and G.C. Waldrep

KAREN GARTHE’s The Banjo Clock was just published by the University of California Press. Her first book Frayed escort, won the 2005 Colorado Prize judged by Cal Bedient. Her work has been extensively published in New American Writing, Lana Turner, Calibanonline, Fence (and in “The Best of Fence”), in Aufgabe, VOLT, Chicago Review, etc. It currently appears online in Caliban and Altered Scale.

NICHOLAS GRIDER is an artist and writer whose work recently appeared in or is forthcoming from Conjunctions, Caketrain, Heavy Feather Review and Bad Robot, and who edits the tiny lit mag Public Access at publicaccessjournal.wordpress.com.

BRIAN S. HART is a first time author with a background in physics. He has a Master’s Degree in Education from Westfield State College and is a former teacher in multi-cultural education. He is interested in mathematical structures and puzzle forms within experimental writing.

RODNEY NELSON’s work began appearing in mainstream journals long ago; but he turned to fiction and did not write a poem for twenty-two years, restarting in the 2000s. See his page in the Poets & Writers directory. He has worked as a copy editor lives in the northern Great Plains. His chapbook Metacowboy was published in 2011, and another title, In Wait, is due this year.

G.C. WALDREP is the author of four full-length poetry collections, most recently of Your Father on the Train of Ghosts (BOA Editions, 2011), a lyric collaboration with John Gallaher; recent chapbooks include “St. Laszlo Hotel” (Projective Industries, 2011) and “Susquehanna” (Omnidawn, forthcoming 2013).  He co-edited The Arcadia Project:  North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta, 2012) with Joshua Corey and Homage to Celan (Marick Press, 2011) with Ilya Kaminsky.  Waldrep lives in Lewisburg, Pa., where he teaches at Bucknell University, edits the journal West Branch, and serves as Editor-at-Large of The Kenyon Review.