by Jerome Rothenberg and Ian Tyson

Author/Artist Bio

Jerome Rothenberg is a poet and one of the world's leading anthologists. Among his more than sixty books are Technicians of the Sacred: A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania (1985), Revolution of the Word: American Avant-Garde Poetry Between the Two World Wars (1974), and Shaking the Pumpkin: Traditional Poetry of the Indian North Americas (1986). With Pierre Joris he edited the monumental two volume Poems for the Millennium: The University of California Book of Modern & Postmodern Poetry (1995 & 1998). He lives with his wife in Encinitas, California.

Ian Tyson, British painter, printmaker and book artist, was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England, in 1933, and studied at the Birkenhead School of Art. He taught drawing and printmaking at the Farnham School of Art (1959-1966), the St.Martin's School of Art (1964-1984) and the Wimbledon School of Art (1984). He was a visiting professor at the Royal College of Art (1984), the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1969) and the University of California, San Diego (1992) and a Brinkley Fellow at the Norwich School of Art (1979-1980). He has had over fourteen solo and thirty group exhibitions throughout Europe.


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