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Amy Catanzano is an American poet from Boulder, CO. Michael Palmer describes her work as "a poetic vision of multiple orders and multiple forms, of a fluid time set loose from linearity, and an open space that is motile and multidimensional." Her interests lie in avant-garde literary forms, the intersection of science and literature, and in cross-genre and cross-cultural texts.
Life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
Catanzano is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Wake Forest University and teaches occasionally in Naropa University's Summer Writing Program. She earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and taught at Naropa until 2011, serving as the administrative director of the Department of Writing and Poetics in the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. She was also the managing editor for the literary magazine Bombay Gin.
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Books[edit | hide | edit source]
Starlight in Two Million: A Neo-Scientific Novella, Noemi Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1934819395
Multiversal, Fordham University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0823230075
the heartbeat is a fractal, e-chapbook, Ahadada Books, 2009.
iEpiphany, Erudite Fangs Editions, 2008. ISBN 978-0981612997
Other poems, fiction, and cross-genres works can be found in Aufgabe, Action Yes, Colorado Review, Conjunctions, Web Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Interim, New American Writing, Tarpaulin Sky Journal, Jacket2, Give A Fig, Critiphoria, and Poems and Poetics. Her work is anthologized in A Best of Fence magazine and elsewhere.
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- Noemi Press: Starlight in Two Million: A Neo-Scientific Novella
- Jacket2: On Poetry and Science
- Poems and Poetics: Quantum Poetics: Writing the Speed of Light, By Amy Catanzano
- Poems and Poetics: The Imaginary Present, A Poem & a Commentary from Quantum Poetics, By Amy Catanzano
- Poetry Daily Featured Poet
- io9.com: The Best Books of Poetry for Every Kind of Science Fiction Fan, By Rebecca Porte