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  1. Marjorie Perloff

    Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost American critics of contemporary poetry. She teaches courses and writes on twentieth and now twenty-first century poetry and poetics, both Anglo-American and from a Comparatist perspective, as well as on intermedia and the visual arts. She is Professor Emerita of English at Stanford University and currently Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Southern California. (Source:

    Eric Dean Rasmussen - 30.05.2011 - 14:28

  2. Augusto de Campos

    Born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1931, poet, translator, literary and music critic. In 1951 he published his first book of poems, O REI MENOS O REINO (The King Minus the Kingdom). In 1952, with his brother Haroldo de Campos and Decio Pignatari, he launched the literary magazine "Noigandres", the origin of the Noigandres Group which initiated the international movement of concrete poetry in Brazil. The second issue of that magazine (1955) contained his series of color­poems POETAMENOS (Minuspoet), written in 1953, and considered the first consistent examples of concrete poetry in Brazil. Verse and conventional syntax are abandoned and the words are rearranged in graphic patterns. sometimes printed in six different colors, under inspiration of Webern's Klangfarbenmelodie. In 1956 he participated in the organization of the First National Exhibition of Concrete Art (Painting and Poetry) in the Museum of Modern Art in São Paulo.

    Luciana Gattass - 14.10.2012 - 18:40

  3. Robin McKinnon-Wood

    alt. Thomas Robin McKinnon Wood


    Scott Rettberg - 21.08.2014 - 11:28

  4. Donald Barthelme

    Donald Barthelme (April 7, 1931 – July 23, 1989) was an American short story writer and novelist known for his playful, postmodernist style of short fiction. Barthelme also worked as a newspaper reporter for the Houston Post, was managing editor of Location magazine, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston (1961–1962), co-founder of Fiction (with Mark Mirsky and the assistance of Max and Marianne Frisch), and a professor at various universities. He also was one of the original founders of the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

    (Source: Wikipedia entry on Donald Barthelme)

    Scott Rettberg - 02.10.2018 - 18:54