Andrei Codrescu (http://www.codrescu.com/) is the author of poetry, fiction, and essays. He is the founder of Exquisite Corpse: A Journal of Life & Letters (1983-2016) http://www.corpse.org/. His book, So Recently Rent a World: New & Selected Poems, 1968-2012, was a National Book Award nominee. Codrescu has been a commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered since 1983, has received a Peabody award for his film Road Scholar, and the Ovidius Prize in poetry. He has reported for NPR and ABC News from Romania and Cuba. Codrescu is Disinguished Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University. He lives in New Orleans, the Ozarks, and New York.