Robert Kocik is a prosodist and design/builder. He has a business for each letter of the alphabet. Of late, he has concentrated on the writing of libretti (investigative, political economy, somato-sonic musicals) for the Commons Choir which he co-directs with choreographer Daria Faïn. His cross-disciplinary writings move through the hard, soft and sore sciences to comprise a field called “Supple Science.” He is also a caregiver whose father recently turned 100. Kocik’s publications include AUKSO (gain) (Object, 1995), Overcoming Fitness (Exit 18/Autonomedia, 2001), Rhrurbarb (Field Books/Periplum Editions, 2007), All Peoples Calendar (Prosodic Body, 2009), E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2012), Supple Science (ON Contemporary Practice, edited by Michael Cross and Thom Donovan, 2013), Ubiquitous Dividend (Poets House handout, 2014) and Anatolia to Iowa (forthcoming.)
Camille Roy’s most recent book is Sherwood Forest, from Futurepoem (2011). Earlier books include Cheap Speech (a play, Leroy), Craquer (a fictional autobiography, 2nd Story Books), Swarm (two novellas, Black Star Series), The Rosy Medallions (poetry and prose, Kelsey St Press) and Cold Heaven (plays, O Books). She co-edited Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative (CoachHouse 2005, re-issued 2010).