Poet and visual artist Jen Bervin’s work brings together text and textile in a practice that encompasses large-scale art works, artist books, poetry, and archival research. Her books include The Dickinson Composites, The Silver Book, The Desert, Nets, A Non- Breaking Space, The Red Box, and Under What Is Not Under.
Christian Hawkey has written two full-length collections (The Book of Funnels, 2005; Citizen Of, 2007) and three chapbooks. A fourth chapbook, Ulf, has just been published by Factory Hollow Press, and his newest book, Ventrakl, is a mixed-genre exploration of the life and work of Georg Trakl (Ugly Duckling Presse, Fall 2010). He teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.