Larry Sawyer is the author
of Vertigo Diary (BlazeVox, 2013), and Unable to Fully California
(Otoliths Books, 2010). His poetry has appeared in Action
Yes, The Chicago
Tribune, Coconut, Court Green, Esque, Exquisite
Corpse, Forklift Ohio, Milk,
MiPOesias, National Poetry Review, Poets & Artists
Magazine, Shampoo, Skanky Possum, Van Gogh's Ear, Vanitas,
Verse Daily, and elsewhere. In
addition to being a poet he has curated the Myopic Poetry Series in Chicago
since 2005 and is also the co-director of The Chicago School of Poetics. He was
chosen Best Poet by The Chicago Reader in its 2012 and 2013 readers’
polls. A recent interview is up on Tony Trigilio’s Radio Free Albion.
In other news . . . Save the date: September 19, 2013, 7:00 pm. Celebrate the launch of the Best American Poetry 2013 at the New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY. Free. With Series Editor David Lehman and Guest Editor Denise Duhamel and an all star line up of contributors: Kim Addonizio,John Hennessy,Anna Maria Hong, Major Jackson, Lawrence Joseph, Noelle Kocot,Dorothea Lasky, Dorianne Laux, Amy Lawless, Amy Lemmon, Anthony Madrid, Sally Wen Mao,Vijay Seshadri, Mitch Sisskind, Stephanie Strickland, Wendy Xu.