Author of around 40 books of poetry and criticism published variously in Canada, England, and the United States, McCaffery was a founding member of the sound poetry ensemble Four Horsemen (with bpNichol of TRG--The Toronto Research Group), and a founding theorist of Language Poetry. He has published three previous titles with BookThug: a revised second edition of Panopticon, The Basho Variations, and Every Way Oakly (homolinguistic translations of Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons), as well as editing the first Canadian edition of Stein's book of that name. He is the two-time recipient of the Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Writing, and was shortlisted twice for the Governor General's Award in Poetry. He lives and teaches in Buffalo, NY, where he is the David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters at the State University at Buffalo.
BookThug recently launched one of their new spring titles, Alice in Plunderland by Steve McCaffery. The name of the book probably seems familiar and you would be right--McCaffery has taken the Lewis Carroll classic, Alice in Wonderland, and "plundered" it. In the rough-and-tumble ... Read more
Readings, launches, and symposiums (symposia? symposi-ai?) this week in lit events, in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, and St. Catherines.
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, ... Read more
Our bookshelves continue to be filled with dystopian fantasies with titles like Children of Men and The Maze Runner. In some cases, the scenarios seem completely far-fetched (think The Hunger Games) while others don't seem that far off (Big Brother is watching, right George ... Read more
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