Poem: Sacha Archer

Illo for Sacha Archer's poem.

From Sites of Contemporary Meat

[name redacted] works and writes in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Her poems have been featured in [name redacted], a [name redacted] literary anthology, and [name redacted], an independent and experimental literary and art magazine. Besides poetry, [name redacted] also enjoys writing and directing theatre, having won an award for [name redacted], and title of [name redacted] from the [name redacted] in 2006. [name redacted] is an emerging writer from New England. Her work is forthcoming in or has been published in [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted]. [name redacted] is the author of three poetry collections—[name redacted] ([name redacted], 2005), [name redacted] ([name redacted], 2001), and [name redacted] ([name redacted], 1998)—and a collaborative series of micro-fictions, [name redacted] ([name redacted], 2006), written with [name redacted]. He is also co-author, with [name redacted], of [name redacted] ([name redacted], 2006). He lives in Toronto where has been a literary editor at the [name redacted] and fiction editor at [name redacted]. His newest chapbook, [name redacted], is forthcoming from [name redacted] (Calgary). [name redacted]’s work appears or is forthcoming in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], among others. He is a PhD candidate in English and poetry at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he received his MFA in creative writing. [name redacted] is a poet and librarian living in California’s East Bay, where he co-edits [name redacted]. His work has been anthologized in [name redacted] ([name redacted]) and [name redacted] ([name redacted]). Some of his poems can also be found online at [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted]. His book [name redacted] ([name redacted], 2008) was a finalist in the poetry category for the 2009 [name redacted] ([name redacted]) [name redacted]. [name redacted] is professor of American Literature and Director of the PhD Program in Comparative Literature at the University of Macerata, Italy. Her fields of research are modernism, experimental poetry, cultural semiotics, and feminist theory. Her publications include [name redacted] (2003), [name redacted] (2004), [name redacted] (2004), [name redacted] (2007). [name redacted] is a senior at Sarah Lawrence College. She is a part-time elementary school classroom assistant and avid experimental baker. Her work can be found in forthcoming issues of [name redacted] and [name redacted]. [name redacted], MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles, has taught [name redacted] at Occidental College Upward Bound for 33 years, been a coach and judge for [name redacted], a performing poet/teacher for [name redacted], Los Angeles Area Coordinator and Board Member of [name redacted], poetry editor of the [name redacted], publisher of [name redacted] and the [name redacted], leader of the [name redacted] writing and [name redacted] workshops, organizer of the [name redacted], and host of the [name redacted] reading series in Pasadena, California. For awards, features, and publication credits, please go to: [website redacted]. [name redacted] escaped from the day job in Scotland and now writes very short fiction and poetry in Sarawak on the lovely green island of Borneo and faraway in Yunnan in southwest China. Published credits: about 50 stories and 70 poems and still writing away: [website redacted] and [website redacted]. [name redacted] is from Manchester. He has two collections of short stories, [name redacted], published by [name redacted], and two poetry collections, [name redacted], published by [name redacted], who have also published his short fiction chapbook, [name redacted]. Recent stories have appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted] and [name redacted]. A collection of flash fiction, [name redacted], is forthcoming from [name redacted], and his first novel, [name redacted], was published by [name redacted] in 2016. His Twitter: @[name redacted]. [name redacted] lives in Manchester and works as Poetry Intern at the [name redacted]. He also studies for an MA in Poetry at MMU and has had poems appear in [name redacted], and was shortlisted for the 2011 [name redacted]. [name redacted] edits [name redacted] poetry journal. [name redacted] teaches literature in Montana. Her chapbook, [name redacted], was published collaboratively by [name redacted] and [name redacted]. Her work has appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted], among other journals. [name redacted] was born (1958) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an Associated Professor of Philosophy and Theory of Communication and Culture at Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) of the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). As a poet, he published the books [name redacted] ([name redacted], Rio de Janeiro, 1991), [name redacted] ([name redacted], Rio de Janeiro, 1993), [name redacted] ([name redacted], Rio de Janeiro, 1994), [name redacted] ([name redacted], Rio de Janeiro, 1996), [name redacted] ([name redacted], Rio de Janeiro, 1997) [name redacted] ([name redacted], São Paulo, 2009). His poems, essays and interviews circulate in various printed and virtual magazines and sites. He participated of the anthology (organized by Brazilian poets [name redacted] and [name redacted]) [name redacted] ([name redacted], São Paulo, 2002). [name redacted] is a Brooklyn based poet. His work has recently appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted] & [name redacted]. He co-runs [name redacted]. A collection [name redacted] was published by [name redacted] last year. Sound poems, visual shorts, & other aberrations can be found at [website redacted]. [name redacted]. 36. Born in Vila do Conde, Portugal. From an early age, and motivated by her parents, she always had interest in travelling. Asia is her true passion and from Japan she has brought the wish to open the first Japanese shop in Portugal exclusively dedicated to the country of the Rising Sun – [name redacted]. She likes shoegaze, shooting concerts, and writing about them. She also enjoys reading and permanently rediscovering literature. [name redacted] is an intermedia poly-poet from The UK who works in visual, textual and sound poetry of various types. He is dedicated to the exploration of the materiality and emotional power of language. He hosts the semi-regular podcast/audiomagazine [name redacted] which is dedicated to promoting sound poetry in all its forms . . . [name redacted]’s work has appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted]. He lives in Chicago where he works as a union organizer, does things with words, organizes occasional intermedia projects involving poetry, sound, and social practice, and co-curates the [name redacted] screening series. [name redacted] is an undergraduate student at Saint Leo University who is currently studying English: Professional Writing. Her poetry and short stories have been featured in [name redacted]. She has worked as an assistant editor for [name redacted]. [name redacted] is an Italian artist focusing on visual poetry and artists books, working with the mediums of collage, trash-art and, more recently, digital formats. [name redacted]’s art has always been characterized by a constant research and experimentation. Since her first exhibitions, which date back to the eighties, she has revealed a constant strain towards new expressive languages. This constant research led [name redacted] to contaminate sign with colour, font with image, literature with painting, as though one single medium was not sufficient to express her complex imaginative world. [name redacted] has worked on the words of the main contemporary writers. [website redacted]. [name redacted] received a BA in English from Curry College with a double concentration in Creative Writing and Professional Writing. Her writing has been featured in the literary magazine [name redacted] and the [name redacted] newsletter. To see more of her work, visit [website redacted]. [name redacted]’s poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted]. His first book, [name redacted], won the [name redacted] and was published by [name redacted] in 2012. [name redacted] is from Taos, New Mexico. That explains most of it. Selections from [name redacted]’s [name redacted] series have appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted] and [name redacted]. New work will appear in [name redacted]. She lives in the Bronx, where she teaches poetry to the K-6 crowd. [name redacted] was born and educated in Boston Massachusetts. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry, most recently [name redacted] published by [name redacted] and [name redacted] published by [name redacted]. His poetry has evolved from the early radical experiments of his first two books, [name redacted] and [name redacted], to the unsettling existential mosaics of his multi-book project [name redacted]. [name redacted] lives in rural central Massachusetts with his wife, cellist [name redacted] and daughter [name redacted]. [name redacted] aims to write subtle, specific pieces that ordinary (or extraordinary) people can relate to. [name redacted] is currently receiving her MA in Creative Writing at London Metropolitan University. Prior to her studies, she worked as Assistant to the Publisher at [name redacted], [name redacted] in New York. [name redacted] offers a poetic voice filled with drop-dead humor, searing insight, and resilient originality –while resonating with overtones of [name redacted], [name redacted] and [name redacted]. He lives in New York City. [name redacted] lives in the Arkansas Ozarks. She is the author of two books, [name redacted] and [name redacted] (both [name redacted]). Her most recent chapbook is [name redacted], ([name redacted], 2014.) For more information, check her website at [website redacted]. [name redacted] is an eighteen-year-old writer from Southern California. A [name redacted] as well as a recipient of [name redacted], she has attended writing workshops at the [name redacted], the [name redacted], and [name redacted]. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and [name redacted], among others. [name redacted] has an MFA from the University of Arizona. Her chapbook-length poem “[name redacted]” won the [name redacted] and was published by the [name redacted] in 2005. She has been a finalist for the [name redacted], and her poems have appeared in [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], and other journals. She has been a book editor, water tester, highway construction worker, and owner of an auto parts store, but she is currently finishing a Master of Science in speech-language pathology. She lives in southeast Arizona. [name redacted] is a Director of Project Literacy, lawyer, teacher and past President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. She is a Full Member of and former [name redacted] for the [name redacted]. [name redacted] composes and translates poetry in five languages while currently learning Mandarin Chinese. A 2013 [name redacted] nominee, she has been published extensively world-wide from Finland to Mauritius. In addition to multiple prizes and awards, honours include being cited as a contributor to the [name redacted] in India; her poetry having been taught at West Virginia University and set to music by a Juno-nominated musician; an online feature in [name redacted], Canada’s national newspaper; and her poem, “[name redacted]”, chosen by the [name redacted] as [name redacted]. [name redacted] is thrilled to have one of her poems presently orbiting the planet Mars aboard NASA’S MAVEN spacecraft. [website redacted]. [name redacted] is the author of [name redacted], a chapbook accepted for publication in 2016 by [name redacted]. His poems are published or forthcoming in a variety of publications including [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted] and numerous other publications. He lives in Malden, Massachusetts. [name redacted] is a New York City poet and writer. Her publications include [website redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted], [name redacted] and more. [name redacted] is the author of [name redacted] ([name redacted]). She’s a member of [name redacted], a group dedicated to short poems. She hosts and curates the Brooklyn-based [name redacted] and is the editor of the annual anthology.
Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, and writer, as well as being the editor of Simulacrum Press. His work has appeared in journals such as filling Station, h&, BlazeVox, illiterature, NōD, Timglaset, UTSANGA, Matrix, Word for/Word and Otoliths. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, was recently published by gradient books (2017), followed by Zoning Cycle (Simulacrum Press, 2017). His most recent chapbooks are Philosophy (Simulacrum Press, 2018), The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and upROUTE (above/ground press, 2017). He has a chapbook of visual poems forthcoming from Inspiritus Press entitled TSK oomph. He reviews, interviews and writes what he pleases at sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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