César Aira has two tremendous strikes against him for the élitist American literary cognoscenti: he is extraordinarily prolific, and his writing has been endorsed by Roberto Bolaño. Quite unfortunately for this unique writer's reputation, it seems that Bolaño's fo
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
Pop Shaman, ManWoman is Canada's spiritual gift to the Pop Art Movement. Defender of the sacred symbol the swastika he has dedicated his life and practice to recounting his spiritual awakenings through paintings, prints, poetry and even the creation of musical instruments. His work is owned in multip
Joanna Howard's prose is funny and fun and pithy and smart; it’s also difficult to quite make heads or tails of it. Her prose escapes easy grasp and demands the reader’s participation in a manner rare among contemporary writers: it does not leave distinct holes to be filled in, or inclusively in