Kurt Lovelace


Sheridan, WY
Wyoming US

Author's Bio

Kurt is a writer, publisher, translator, and mathematician. His most recent book is Halfway Between Everywhere, a collection of poems, essays, and translations. Kurt is a member of The American Mathematical Society, the Graphic Artists Guild, and the American Literary Translators Association. He currently has an SF novel and third collection of poetry in production.

Kurt is the founder of Pierian Springs Press, an independent publishing company (CLMP, ALLi, AG, ALTA, & IBPA member) that engages literary authors of poetry, novels, short fiction, and both general and academic creative non-fiction with a focus on memoir and essays. The press’s distribution is global. They also produce audiobooks, literary translations, and original and classical works in both English and native language editions.

Publications & Prizes

Stary Nights: Poetry of Diaspora in Silicon Valley (Cover Design, Typography) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
Notes from the Underground - Dostoyevsky (Cover Design, Reading Guide) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Awakening - Kate Chopin (Cover Design, Translations, Footnotes) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Day of the Locust - Nathanael West (Cover Design, Typography) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Great Gatsby - Fitzgerald (Cover Design, Footnotes) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Scarlet Letter - Hawthorne (Cover Design, Typography) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Stevenson (Foreword, Cover Design, Footnotes) (Pierian Springs Press, 2022)
The Sonnets - William Shakespeare (Cover Design, Foreword) (Pierian Springs Press, 2002)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Sandra Tyler, DeWitt Henry, Paul Hetherington, Cassandra Atherton, Jack Smith, James Lake, Lucy Logsdon, Michael Keith, Tyler Deaton, Charlie Scott, Lawrence Kessenich, Ellen Wilbur, Anne Starr, Jonathan Travelstead, Ocean Vuong, Tony Hoagland, John Ashbery, Sylvia Plath, Wallace Stevens, Emily Dickinson, Mary Shelly, John Keats, and William Shakespeare.
What I'm reading now: 
Quandles and Topological Pairs: Symmetry, Knots, and Cohomology by Takefumi Nosaka, C19 by Cassandra Atherton, Paul Munden, et al., The Medieval Craft of Memory by Mary Carruthers, Jan M. Ziolkowski, Prose Poetry: An Introduction by Paul Hetherington, Cassandra Atherton, Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers by Ellen Lupton, Visuality and Spatiality in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction by Savina Stevanato, The Black Swan: the impact of the highly improbable by Nassim Taleb, Indistinguishability Obfuscation from Well-Founded Assumptions by Aayush Jain, Huijia Lin, Amit Sahai, Forge Foucault by Jean Baudrillard, How to Fold It: Linkages Origami and Polyhedra by Joseph ORourke

More Information

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Identifies as: 
British, French, German, Multicultural
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Fluent in: 
English, German
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Last update: Mar 28, 2024