erica kaufman & Simone White

erica kaufman is the author of the full-length poetry collection Censory Impulse (Factory School 2009) along with several chapbooks; poetry and prose can be found in Rain TaxiAufgabeBombay Gin, Verse, The Poetry Project Newsletter, and Jacket. kaufman is also the co-editor of NO GENDER: reflections on the life and work of kari edwards. kaufman prides herself as having Simone White as her BFF4E.

Simone White was born in 1972 in Middletown, Connecticut and grew up in Philadelphia. Her most recent chapbook is Unrest (Ugly Duckling Presse, Dossier Series, 2013). She is also the author of House Envy of All of the World (Factory School, 2010) and Dolly (Q Ave Press, curated by Ross Gay, with the paintings of Kim Thomas), and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Brooklyn Rail, The Claudius App, Aufgabe and The Recluse among other places. erica kaufman is her BFF.