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This may be the coolest thing I've ever done: OBJECT WITH MAN'S FACE

Some of you may already know that I have been eagerly awaiting publication on a collage poem collection calledObject With Man's Face.  I pitched it to Eric Lorberer atRain Taxi about eighteen months ago, as one of the edgier Ohm Editions books.  I say "book," but the truth is, this is a deck of cards! The original collection is a series of tiny collaged poems on Bristol board "artist trading cards," which I was lucky enough to be able to show Eric in person.

See some great visual poetry--including mine--this month at Addison Center for the Arts!


I'd like to announce a great exhibition of visual poetry opening on Monday, April 9 at the Addison Center for the Arts.  The show includes amazing work by many visual poets from the Chicago region and beyond, and is curated by Francesco Levato.  I provided ten pieces from my series "Natural History," though I don't know if all will be in the show. All the info is here, along with a nice image of one of my pieces, as a sample of what will be shown!  The gallery's info page is nice too as a source of info about visual poetry, its types and techniques.
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