Chapter&Verse Oct.20.12

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Oct 20: C.S. GISCOMBE • MATTHEW KREMER • ANNE-ADELE WIGHT

C. S. Giscombe was born in Dayton, Ohio. His poetry books are Prairie Style, Two Sections from Practical Geography, Giscome Road, Here, At Large, and Postcards; his prose book—about Canada—is Into and Out of Dislocation. He has worked as a taxi driver, a hospital orderly, and a railroad brakeman, and for years he edited a national literary magazine, Epoch, at Cornell University. His writing has appeared in several anthologies: the Best American Poetry series, the Oxford Anthology of African-American PoetryTelling It Slant: Avant-Garde Poetics of the 1990s, Bluesprint: Black British Columbia Literature and Orature, American Hybrid, and elsewhere. He teaches poetry at the University of California, Berkeley.

Anne-Adele Wight is the author of Sidestep Catapult and the forthcoming Opera House Arterial, both from BlazeVOX Books, and an out-of-print chapbook, First Lizard Chronicles, from Kali Momma Press. Her work has appeared in American Writing, Philadelphia Poets, Tabula Rasa, Shrike, Mad Poets Review, Fairies in America, and elsewhere. Based in Philadelphia, she works with the long-running series Poets and Prophets and has just started curating the Jubilant Thicket series. She works as a medical editor and lives with her husband and two cats.

Matthew Kremer is at riverbottum-enterprises.

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