Tina Brown Celona & Marc Nasdor


Tina Brown Celona is a graduate of Brown University and the Iowa Writers Workshop and the author of Songs and Scores (chapbook; Spectacular Books 1999), The Real Moon of Poetry and Other Poems (Fence 2002), winner of the 2002 Alberta Prize, and Snip Snip! (Fence 2006). Currently working on a Ph.D. in English at the University of Denver, where she is studying Edwardian novels, Renaissance poetics, the philosophy of the Enlightenment, and prosody. Her work has appeared in Shampoo, Octopus, La Petite Zine, The Canary, Fence, and Colorado Review. Marc Nasdor’s most recent book is Sonnetailia, published by Roof Books in 2007. A book-length poem, Treni in Partenza, was published in Temblor 7 in 1988. In 1993, he ceased all writing activity until returning to it in 2006. He is currently working on a new series of poems, Insurgentes. He also spins global party music in the Lower East Side under the name DJ Poodlecannon, and has recently performed in Budapest and Pécs (Hungary), and in Mérida, Yucatan (Mexico).