About the Author
His most recent print novel, Was: Annales Nomadique, a novel of internet, was published by Fiction Collective 2 in 2007. Another novel, Liam's Going was reissued in paperback by McPherson and Company in 2009. His first novel, The War Outside Ireland, won the Great Lakes New Writers Award. In recent years he has been collaborating in multimedia work with LA visual artist Alexandra Grant but has also taken more and more to poetry, with poems and translations published in Agni online, Beloit Poetry Journal, FENCE, FOLLY (LA), Gastronomica, nor/, Metamorphoses, New Letters, Notre Dame Review, Parthenon West, Spoon River Review, New Review, OR (Otis Review), The Common, The Iowa Review and THE SHOp (Cork). His book-length sequence of poems, Paris Views, was published by BlazeVOX in 2012.
His collaborative multimedia work includes Lost Hills Hokku, (2009) text for paintings and video by Alexandra Grant's one woman show, "Bodies," at Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles September 2010; and The Ladder Series, (2007) text for four paintings by Alexandra Grant for "Focus" one-woman show, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles.
He lives along the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie where he is Professor of English and Media Studies at Vassar College. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.