Ish Klein & Farid Matuk


Ish Klein’s book, Union! came out  April  2009 through  the Canarium Press. Her poems have been published in The Canary, Gare du Nord, The Hat magazine, X-connectBridge, Spork and are online.  She also makes movies and lives in Philadelphia.

Farid Matuk is the author of Is it the King? (Effing, 2006).  His poems have appeared most recently in The Boston Review, Barrelhouse, Matchbook, and Big Bridge and are forthcoming in Typesetter. Matuk’s translations from Spanish have appeared in Bombay Gin, Translation Review, and Kadar Koli.  His essays and reviews have appeared in Cross-Cultural Poetics and Sentence: a Journal of Prose Poetics, among others.  His work is also included in the anthology Between Heaven and Texas (University of Texas Press) and will appear in the forthcoming anthology What’s Your Exit? (Word Riot Press).  His collection, This Isa Nice Neighborhood, will be released by Letter Machine Editions in the fall of 2010.  Matuk lives in Dallas with the poet Susan Briante where together with the nonprofit WordSpace they host readings for traveling authors.