Brent Cunningham is a writer, publisher and visual artist currently living in Oakland, California. His first book, Bird & Forest, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2005; his second, Journey to the Sun, came out with Atelos in 2012. He and Neil Alger are the founders of Hooke Press, a chapbook press dedicated to publishing short runs of poetry, criticism, theory, writing and ephemera.
Rae Armantrout's latest book of poems is Just Saying (Wesleyan, 2013). A new book, Itself, is forthcoming in 2015. Armantrout teaches at UC San Diego.
Layli Long Soldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA with Honors from Bard College. She resides in Tsaile, AZ on the Navajo Nation and is an adjunct faculty member at Diné College. She has served as a contributing editor to Drunken Boat. Her poems have recently appeared in The American Poet, The American Reader, The Kenyon Review Online, American Indian Journal of Culture and Research and the PEN America site. Her first chapbook of poetry is titled, Chromosomory (Q Ave Press, 2010) and forthcoming manuscript is titled WHEREAS.
Since the beginning of the 1970s, REBECCA HORN has been creating an oeuvre which constitutes an ever-growing flow of performances, films, sculptures, spatial installations, drawings and photographs. Her most recent solo exhibition is Rebecca Horn : des arts plastiques au cinéma, 7èmes Journées Internationales du Film sur lArt, at the Louvre, Paris. Rebecca Horn lives and works in Germany.
Ed Steck is a writer from Pittsburgh, PA. His latest publications include sleep as information/the fountain is a water feature (The Center for Ongoing Research & Projects, 2014) and The Garden: Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013).
This interview with poet Ed Steck concerning his book-length poem sleep as information/the fountain is a water feature, recently published by The Center for Ongoing Research & Projects along with a newsprint broadsheet and photocopied zine containing an essay on memory, insomnia, and replication, was conducted telepathically before being transcribed via email and finally transferred to The Brooklyn Rail.