Welcome to Issue Nine of PINSTRIPE FEDORA. Click HERE to download a PDF of the issue, or to open it in a new window. It contains images, and may take a moment. Relax.
Biographies of Issue Nine's authors are below.
latest books are Portrait and Dream: New & Selected Poems and Not an Exit, with images by Léonie Guyer. He recently spent twelve days in Japan – Kyoto, Naoshima, Osaka – and read for the Japan International Poetry Society in Kyoto in April, 2010.
Australian poet is the author of many books and associate editor of Jacket magazine. Her recent collection of poetry, Authentic Local, was published by soi3 Modern Poets in 2010.
most recent published collections are "(b)its" from Meritage Press, and A SCRIPT from Otoliths Books. Forthcoming is SHARPSBURG from Cy Gist (Brooklyn).
chairs the Department of Creative Writing at SFSU and edits New American Writing. Her latest books are The Turning (Apogee) and with Paul Hoover The Selected Poems of Friedrich Hoelderlin, which won the 2009 PEN Translation Award.
Japanese poet writes poems solely in English. Her poetry books and chapbooks include Hagoromo: a Celestial Robe; Epitaph for Memories (2002); The Blue Door, a collaboration with James C. Hopkins (2006); A Sleeping Tiger Dreams of Manhattan: poetry, photographs and sound by Danno, Hopkins & Bernard Stoltz (2008); and Songs and Stories of the Kojiki (2008) a translation of 8th c Japanese myths and legends.
most recent books are a raiders guide (Giramondo) and the co-edited (with Jill Jones) anthology, Out of the Box: Contemporary Australian Gay and Lesbian Poets (Puncher and Wattmann).
is the author of a book of poetry, All of Us (the Marie Alexander Series, White Pine Press, forthcoming in 2011); a chapbook, Rumor (Mermaid Tenement Press, 2009); a critical study, The Feminist Avant-Garde in American Poetry (Iowa, 2003) and was co-editor (with Cynthia Hogue) of Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Interviews (Iowa, 2006). An associate professor of English and Women's Studies at Fordham University, she is founder and editor of the annual Poets Out Loud book prize with Fordham University Press; her collaborative works with the artist Dianne Kornberg have been shown in a number of venues, including the Chicago Cultural Center and the Portland Museum of Art.
has two collections of poems Or Consequence and When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina (interview-poems and photographs) out in 2010. She teaches English and creative writing at Arizona State University (USA).
Guest editor fifth book of poems is incidental music (BlazeVOX, 2010); she is currently at work on a collection titled notational. She teaches at Aichi University of Education, in central Japan, and can be reached via janenakagawa at yahoo dot com.
has published ten books of poetry, the majority of them by the most important publishers of contemporary Japanese poetry: Shichosha, Shoshi Yamada, and Seidosha. Her poems have frequently been featured in major poetry journals in Japan such as Gendaishitecho, Midnight Press, and Eureka; Time of Sky/Castles in the Air (forthcoming with Litmus Press) is Kawata’s first book-length translation into English.
is a poet and translator living in Tokyo. His book of poems, Japlish Whiplash, and a companion volume of experimental poetic collaborations, was published recently by Printed Matter Press, Tokyo.
was born in Japan and has lived mostly in the US since the age of six. Her recent books include Texture Notes (Letter Machine, 2010), and Hurry Home Honey (Burning Deck, 2009); her translation of Takashi Hiraide’s For the Fighting Spirit of the Walnut (New Directions, 2008) received the 2009 Best Translated Book Award from Three Percent.
lives in London. Her latest book, Lines of Sight, was published by Shearsman in 2009, and her work was recently featured in the anthology: Infinite Difference: other poetries by UK women poets.
who lives in Tokyo, is the founding editor of NOON: Journal of the Short Poem (now NO/ON). His most recent booklet of poems is someone one once ran away with (Longhouse, 2009).
is the author of Town (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010) and several chapbooks from horse less press, Flying Guillotine Press, Rope-A-Dope Press, and Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs. She runs the Publicly Complex reading series in Providence, RI.
is editor of www.shadowtrain.com and his poems, translations, fiction and reviews have appeared in numerous magazines. Anonymous Intruder (Shearsman) is his first full-length collection of poems, reviewed in Jacket magazine.
collaborations, drawings and writings have appeared in numerous places in print, online, on vinyl and on walls. He is the author of The Alps (Flim Forum Press, 2008) and The Inland Sea (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2008), as well as three volumes forthcoming: The Girl Without Arms (Black Ocean), Lake M (Corollary Press) and O Bon (Litmus Press).
(1932-1994) published eight volumes of poetry between 1955 and 1994. His collected poems will be published by highmoonoon press in 2011.
poetry is published or forthcoming in Anti-, Leveler, No Tell Motel, Thirteen Myna Birds, & Versal. He is author of the chapbook Welcome Home & editor of the online poetry journal Sawbuck.
was born and lives in Singapore. He is the author of seven poetry collections and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in English Literature.
translates the works of e. e. cummings and Allen Ginsberg into Japanese. Her co-translation of Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Life and Poetry of Kitasono Katue, with John Solt, will be published in 2010 by Shichosha.
lives on the Tropic of Capricorn in Australia. In 2010 he launched his most recent poetry book, Genji Monogatari, in Auckland, New Zealand.