Sharon Mesmer's 2008 poetry collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch(Combo Books) and The Virgin Formica(Hanging Loose). Her work, along with the work of other flarf collective poets, will appear in the July/August issue of Poetry. For the next two weeks, Mesmer will be blogging from Neptun Beach, on the Black Sea coast of Romania, where she's attending the Ovidius International Festival of Literature (June
11-18), sponsored by the Romanian Writers Union. Welcome, Sharon.