This week we welcome Sharon Mesmer as our guest blogger. Sharon is a Fulbright Specialist, Jerome Foundation mentor (with poet Elisabeth Workman), two-time NYFA poetry fellow, member of the flarf collective, Polish, and star of the HBO mini-series "I Am The LeBron James Of Fake Orange Snowballs!" Her recent books are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo, 2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose, 2008) and the self-help prose-poem memoir What Halal Really Means to the Japanese (Dead Fluffy Coyote, 2010). She teaches at the New School and this spring in Orsk, Russia.
In other news . . .
Toad Hall Press announces its First Annual Chapbook Contest. The winning chapbook will be published by Toad Hall Press in 2011. Postmark deadline is October 1, 2010. Please click here for complete contest guidelines.