Steve Benson

Blue Hill, ME 04614-1257
207 374 2357

Author's Bio

My readings often involve as much oral improvisation as reading from pages of paper and sometimes have included writing, which may be projected to be seen as it is getting done, and projections, videos, prerecorded sound, looped recordings of the reading in progress, or other loopy gambits. For ten years I participated also in a co-authored series of ten volumes of The Grand Piano: An experiment in collective autobiography (Mode Z, Detroit). For a couple years after that I collaborated with Suzanne Stein on a series of 36 live improvised on-line chat performances, soon to appear in book form.

Publications and Prizes

Blue Book
(The Figures Press, 1988)
, Open Clothes
(Atelos Press, 2005)
, Reverse Order
(Potes & Poets Press, 1991)
, Roaring Spring
(Zasterle Press, 1998)
Aerial, Avec, Crayon, Language, o.blek, Poetics Journal, Raddle Moon, This Magazine, Writing, ZYZZYVA
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All forgotten.

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Last updated: Aug 06, 2016