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Justin Petropoulos is the author of two collections of poetry, Eminent Domain (Marsh Hawk Press 2011), selected by Anne Waldman for the 2010 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and legend /legend (Jaded Ibis Press 2013), a collaborative work with interdisciplinary artist, Carla Gannis. His poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Crab Creek Review, Gulf Coast, Mandorla, Portland Review, and most recently in Spinning Jenny. He has an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University. Justin was co-curator of Triptych Readings from 2010 to 2011 and a guest blogger for Bryant Park’s summer poetry reading series, Word for Word. He is currently the site director of an after-schoo ...more


Only 18 days left to enter to win a signed copy of LEGEND /LEGEND, a collection of poems and drawings by interdisciplinary artist, Carla Gannis and myself due out in September 2013 on Jaded Ibis Press.

Carla will be hand drawing one of the images in the book for the winner and there will be a page from the original source text inside, redacted & collaged by me.

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Published on August 19, 2013 08:04 • 39 views • Tags: art, collaboration, collage, poetry
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"“A brilliant take on the classical premise that logos and poetry are inseparably entwined, legend utilizes the algorithm in a literal redaction of Edna Kenton's The Book of Earths (Forgotten Books, 2008), recalling as well the cut-ups of Bryin Gys..." Read more of this review »
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