Oct. 2- Christophe Casamassima, Emily Carr, M. Magnus


Christophe Casamassima is the editor of Furniture Press Books, and the
proprietor of two poetics and poetry sites: onthology/audio, a space
for recordings by poets in and around the American Northeast, and
Dialogue’s End, wherein poets review books and interview one another
in an open discussion of forms.

twenty three books recently published Ore, which is the final third of
the Proteus Cycle, which includes The Proteus and Joys: A Catalogue of

Christophe is currently the Director of Literary and Performance Arts
at the Towson Arts Collective, where he and Douglas Mowbray have
partnered to establish the Baltimore Center for the Emerging Text, a
site at which poets, publishers and readers can share ideas and


Emily Carr’s book  ‘directions for flying’  won the 2009 Furniture Press
Poetry Award & is currently available through SPD. Cole Swensen chose
Emily’s manuscript 13 ways of happily: books 1 & 2 (Parlor Press) as
the winner of the 2009 New Measures Poetry Prize.  Her work can be
found in recent issues of Hayden’s Ferry Review, Bombay Gin, Margie,
Gargoye, Interim, Caketrain, 6 by 6, ISLE, Phoebe, Fourteen Hills, &

In April 2010, Emily was a Zoland Poetry Fellow at the Vermont Studio


Magus Magnus lives in the D.C. metro area. Ten years in the making,
Heraclitean Pride, his creative-poetic treatment of the fragments of
Heraclitus, is just out this fall from Furniture Press, with an
introduction by Dr. Wolfgang Fuchs. Magnus’ book Verb Sap came out in
2008 from Narrow House. Two poems from Verb Sap – “Radical Crumb”
and”Empirical /Imperial Demonstration” – have been selected for the
10th edition of
Pearson Longman’s English anthology, Literature.


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