directed Mac Wellman’s Horrocks, and Toutatis Too for SG’s 3×30 event on April 17, 2013. Check out her work on her website, http://elenaaraoz.com/.
is the former coordinator of the MFA Poetry Program at Brooklyn College. He has published four books of poetry: Dreams of a Work (1994) and North Star (1997) with Orchises Press; and The Gate of Horn (2010) and Freedom Hill (2011) with TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press. He has received awards from the NEA, NYFA, the Fund for Poetry, and was chosen by the Poet Laureate Phil Levine for a 2012 Witter Bynner Award.
is the Curator of the Poetry Collection of the University at Buffalo. His most recent book is Learning Poem About Learning About Being A Poet (Press Board Press, 2012). His poems have appeared in Open Letter, Lungfull!, Tinfish, Unarmed, Rampike, House Organ, Damn the Caesars, 1913, Filling Station, Western Humanities Review, Big Bridge, Vanitas, Talisman, and Poetry.
resides in Brooklyn with two cats and many unfinished sewing projects. She works as an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute and is active in her union. Some of the language in “early history of the phonebook” was grafted from Claude S. Fischer’s America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940 and from advertisements for telephone service dating from the 1910s-1930s. Other sequences from phonebook, an ongoing project, can be found online at EOAGH and Truck.
paintings are a meticulous study of endless landscapes and skies; a struggle between illustration and abstract expressionism, telling stories of inner silence, loneliness and the search for something larger within ourselves. The paintings are a reflection of the artist’s childhood memories, growing up in the immense countryside of upstate New York.
(katherinebrook.com) most recently directed She Is King (Laryssa Husiak, Incubator’s Other Forces 2014), and Pink Melon Joy (Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival and Prelude ’13). Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet presented a Noh play, Lady Han, a Noh play, at Incubator Arts Project in 2013, and American Realism in 2011-12 at The Invisible Dog, the San Diego Museum of Art and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Brook is a member of the New Georges JAM and is the Producing Manager of New York City Players. She received her MFA from Carnegie Mellon University (2011) and her BFA from NYU’s Experimental Theatre Wing (2005), where she recently returned as a guest director for Acting: The First Six Lessons (Fall 2013).
graduated from Hankook University of Foreign Studies in Korea. After coming to the US, she did her second bachelor’s in English Language Art and her Master’s in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Hunter College, City University of New York. Now, she runs a small private English as a Second Language school in Queens, New York.
teaches public high school in Brooklyn. Her poems and collages have appeared in mailboxes all over the world. She is a co-founder and editor of No, Dear magazine and an MFA candidate at Bard College.
was born in Barcelona, Spain. He has lived and worked in Palo Alto, New York, Madrid and London.
In 2009 he opened his first stable studio in Barcelona and since then, focuses exclusively on personal project-based work.
is a writer and artist living in New York City. Her prose poetry has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Aufgabe, The Recluse, EOAGH, Fence, and Matrix. Her translations, transpositions and co-translations can be found in Telephone and Dandelion. Dick’s first book, Delinquent, was published by Futurepoem in 2009.
most recent books are Deep Eco Pre, a collaboration with Tina Darragh (Little Red Leaves); AREA (Belladonna); and Traffic & Weather, a site-specific poem written during a residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in downtown Manhattan (Futurepoem). Her poems here are an excerpt from her long (and ongoing) alexandrine, In This World of 12 Months.
performs under the stage name of Lumberob. He performed Holding Handles for SG’s 3×30 event on April 17, 2013.
is the author of Helen: A Fugue (Belladonna), Some Clear Souvenir (O Books), and Music or Forgetting (O Books). New and recent work is collected in the manuscripts Hell Figures, portrait of a lesser subject, and All the Rage. She lives in Brooklyn and is the founding editor and director of Litmus Press.
is a software engineer and freelance clarinetist hailing from Los Angeles. Now based in Manhattan, he works at Google and plays in a variety of music groups around the city.
sets uncertain parameters wherein actors and actions intermingle wildly. Her 2013 performance, installation, video and song cycle, I Feel It in My Dreams, was presented at Mandragoras Art Space in LIC. Operating in/with VISITATION, a collaborative platform for de-institutionalizing strategies, Ides co-led a seminar in experimental punctuation at Governor’s Island and co-curated Initial Contractions, an exercise in spectral vision featuring 25 artists, composers, poets, performers, architects, activists, archivists and cooks in conjunction with Knockdown Center and the Reanimation Library. This October, she’ll mount her month-long opera, Transient’s Theme, also at Knockdown Center, but not before establishing a provisional-conditional community in Shandanken, NY called Almost-Although. Ides is ½ of Darkling, I Listen, an occasional witchy pop group and the author of several poetic projects. She currently teaches at Pratt, SVA and Bard.
is the author of two collections of poetry, Orange Roses (Ahsahta, 2013) and Anamnesis (Slope, 2009), and the brief novel, Nineties (TPR, 2013). A deputy editor with Triple Canopy, she is co-editor of Corrected Slogans: Reading and Writing Conceptualism (Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver & Triple Canopy, 2013).
is the author of four books of poetry and a biography, Robert Duncan: The Ambassador From Venus (University of California Press). She lives in Jackson Heights Queens with her husband, daughter, and two cats.
is the author of four full-length poetry collections, including Court of the Dragon (Nightboat Books, forthcoming). He is the current Queens Poet Laureate, and edits 2ndavepoetry.com, a journal devoted to innovative language art.
(josephkeckler.com) is a singer, musician, writer, and interdisciplinary artist. His most recent performance piece, I am an Opera, was commissioned by Dixon Place. Other live performances have taken place at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Issue Project Room, BAM Fischer Center, Joe’s Pub, and many other venues. Keckler was recently featured on WNYC Soundcheck and BBC America’s The Nerdist and has received residencies from Yaddo and MacDowell, as well as a Franklin Furnace Grant and a Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Work from New York Foundation for the Arts. Current projects include a new EP and collection of stories. Composer Aleksandra Vrebalov has been commissioned by ASCAP to write a song cycle for Keckler, which will premiere next year. The Village Voice recently named him “Best Downtown Performance Artist, 2013.”
is an actor, dancer, and choreographer living in Brooklyn. She dances for Jenny Rocha & Her Painted Ladies in Galapagos Art Space’s Floating Kabarette on Saturday nights and makes her own work. Her dance-theater show, Lighthouse Triptych, adapted from Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse, will premiere in The Brick’s soundscape festival (June 2013). Stephanie will be joining NYU’s Grad Acting MFA program in the fall 2013. www.stephaniejeanlane.com
is a poet, copywriter, editor and small press publisher. His most recent books of poetry include Title Bout (Shadow Mountain Press, 2011), BAR/koans (Erg Arts, 2011), Hoop Cores (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2011), Sight & Sigh (Beard of Bees, 2011), N7ostradamus (BlazeVox Books, 2010), Basho’s Phonebook (E-ratio, 2009) and The O Mission Repo [vol. 1] (Fact-Simile Editions, 2008).
is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Nod House (New Directions, 2011), and an ongoing prose work, From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate, of which four volumes have been published, most recently Bass Cathedral (New Directions, 2008). He lives in Durham, North Carolina, and teaches at Duke University.
was born in rural Kansas and dreamed of living in California. He now lives with his fiancée and his dog in California where he moonlights as the supervisor of an anatomic pathology laboratory and dreams of living in Kansas. Most recently he completed his second short film, entitled “Lauren.”
is an actor, writer and voice artist in NYC. As an actor, she has performed with Ensemble Studio Theater, The Drilling Company, Dutch Kills Theater, Incubator Arts Project and many more. Her plays have been presented with Urban Stages, American National Theatre, Great Plains Theater Conference, Last Frontier Theater Conference and InViolet Repertory Theater. Erin is a devoted volunteer at The 52nd Street Project and the voice of many audiobooks and commercials. www.erinmallon.net
is originally from Eugene, Oregon, and is a graduate of UCI’s Drama Department. She loved being the Announcer in SG’s production of Sculpitekt! Recent credits include the following: Gym Shorts: The Show!; My Mom is a Sex Therapist (Multiple Venues); Joseph…Dreamcoat (Theatre Ten Ten); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Pulse); Confessions (Cherry Lane); Lend Me a Tenor (Millbrook Playhouse); Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Millbrook Playhouse); and I’ll Be Back Before Midnight (Millbrook Playhouse). www.caramaltz.com
holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from CUNY Graduate School and translates texts from Francophone North Africa. Her translations include Mouloud Fearoun’s Algerian classic, The Poor Man’s Son, Samira Bellil’s inner city memoir, To Hell and Back, and poetry by Andree Chedid, Venus Khoury-Ghata and Amina Said in The Poetry of Arab Women. Her translation of El Maleh’s short story, “Taksiat,” just appeared in Poems for the Millennium, Volume Four. She lives in Brooklyn.
(born in 1979 in Lyon) is an Algerian-French painter who has been exploring the human countenance through modified abstraction and metaphysics. For the last four years, he has incorporated sheets of traditional Moroccan embroidery into his art, expanding the depth of his paintings where he continues to investigate visual and psychological imagery associated with the human face.
first book of poems, Western Practice was published in 2012. He is the author of two chapbooks, Arrival and at Mono (2007) and In the Madrones (2011), and editor of Tiresias: The Collected Poems of Leland Hickman (2009). His articles and poems have appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, At Length, BOMB, The Brooklyn Review, Eleven Eleven, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Poets.org, Vanitas, among other publications. He is the program director at Poets House in New York City and the publisher of Nightboat Books.
is the author of a score of books in English or French including Sisyphus, Outdone, Theatres of the Catastrophal (2012), We Press Ourselves Plainly (2010), and the trilogy of notebooks: Carnet de désaccords (2009), Carnet de délibérations (2010) and Carnet de somme (2011), some of which appears here under the title The Middle Notebookes in English iteration. Nathanaël’s translations include works by Danielle Collobert, Édouard Glissant, Hervé Guibert, and others. She lives in Chicago.
writes radio plays, mime ballets, and toy theater epicomedies. He’s worked at two radio stations, three libraries, and reviewed nearly ninety productions for the New York State Council on the Arts. In New York, his work has been presented at the Samuel Beckett and Harold Clurman theaters, Dixon Place, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Atlantic Theater, Naked Angels and the Flea.
plays a mean drum set, jazz or Latin.
has published translations from the Urdu, Hindi, and French. These are his first Korean translations. With Aftab Ahmad, he translated and edited Bombay Stories from the Urdu of Saadat Hasan Manto (Random House India, 2012, Vintage Classics, 2014). He has won PEN and NEA translations grants for Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi’s Mirages of the Mind, which will be published by Random House India in 2014, and Paigham Afaqui’s The House, respectively.
is an actor who appeared in SG’s Sculpitekt as the title role. He was extremely grateful for the experience. When his stomach wants something light, he prefers brown rice and wonton soup. He loves trees, karaoke and disco dancing. He lives in Manhattan.
is a violinist/violist/arranger well experienced in performing on stage, pits of operas and musicals, studio and live recording sessions, and private performances for special occasions. In addition to his musical endeavors, he is continuing his family legacy as a land surveyor on a variety of construction project in and around New York City. In May of 2009, Yury founded Ideal Ensembles LLC, providing chamber music for special occasions and corporate events. www.idealensembles.com
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, cat and rabbit. She studied sculpture at the Repin Institute of Art in Leningrad, USSR, received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and a MFA from School of Visual Arts in New York. She has had solo shows at LZ Project Space in New York City and Packer Schopf in Chicago. She has also shown at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin and St. Ann’s Warehouse’s Labapalooza! in Brooklyn. She received a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation grant and is a Sculpture Space and Vermont Studio Center fellow. She is represented by Packer Schopf in Chicago and is currently a resident of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program.
works as a librarian and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens. Previous work has appeared in canwehaveourballback, sonaweb, Unsaid, Vert, Boog City, Bird Dog, Harp & Altar, and in the Boog City Anthology and Harp & Altar Anthology, amongst others. Her chapbooks The Fit and Thaumatrope were published by Sona Books.
is the author of Barn Burned, Then, selected by Marjorie Welish for the 2008 Omnidawn Poetry Prize. A second book, Sorry Was In The Woods, will be published by Omnidawn during Spring 2013. Taransky lives in Philadelphia where she works as Reviews Editor for Jacket2 and is a member of the Critical Writing Faculty at University of Pennsylvania.
is and has been many things, including (but not limited to) singer/actor/producer/writer/visual artist/library page/restaurant delivery expediter/lover/coach/voice of God. He arrived in New York City sixteen years ago on the Greyhound bus with $50 and the phone number of a friend’s sister. He currently raises money for a major not-for-profit arts organization and lives in Astoria with a dog and a very patient husband.
was born in the Bronx, lives in Manhattan, and directs the MFA program at Long Island University. He is the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction and autobiography, including A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil), Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary) and The Origin of the World (Creative Arts). The fall 2012 issue of Mimeo Mimeo (#7) features his poems, stories and collages. He is editor and publisher of United Artists Books.
recent work includes “3 2’s; or AFAR” at Dixon Place in October 2011. His books of poetry include Miniature (2002), Strange Elegies (2006), Split the Stick (2012) from Roof Books, and Left Glove (2011) from Solid Objects Press. His novel Linda Perdido won the 2011 FC2 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Innovative Fiction. He is Distinguished Professor of Play Writing at Brooklyn College.
says, “I’ve always sketched, painted, photographed, and constructed with what is around me. I love building things—whether in a digital matrix, on canvas or paper, in a darkroom full of trays and chemicals, or in a shop full of fire and flux. I like to make imagery that draws the viewer in and alters their reality—if even just for a moment.”
is a founding co-editor of InTranslation, a project of The Brooklyn Rail, and she recently joined the Liberal Studies faculty of NYU. She earned MFAs in literary translation and nonfiction writing from The University of Iowa and a master’s in teaching from The New School. Her translations from Melina Kamerić’s Cipele za dodjelu Oskara (Shoes for Oscar Night) have appeared or are forthcoming in Anomalous, Ozone Park, Washington Square, and The Iowa Review.