Sharon Olds grew up in a Calvinist home in Berkeley, CA. She received a BA from Stanford University in 1964 and an English PhD from Columbia University in 1972. Olds is known for candidly exploring the ordinary and unpleasant--from toilets to take-out.
Olds did not publish her first poetry collect
Benjamin Kunkel, novelist and founding editor at n+1, grew up in Colorado. He attended California's rural, all-male Deep Springs College, before finishing his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. He later received an MFA from Columbia University.
Kunkel, who has contributed essays and artic
No Ease is a solyquoquy, a proposal, and as a spectator, you have to choose elements from this music to make it personnal.
It's quite rock music because of it's simplicity, but i use elements from noise, lo-fi, and contemporary music.
This will not make you dance, but i hope it'll make you thin
Paul Chan lives and works in New York. His recent solo exhibitions have been presented at the New Museum, New York (2008); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, (2007); Serpentine Gallery, London (2007); The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, (2006-07); Portikus, Frankfurt, (2006); Magasin 3, Stockholm