The first of a series of multi-author chapbooks curated from contributions to Sidebrow’s collaborative projects, City threads the poetry and prose of T.F.D., Danielle Dutton, Matt Hart, and Shane Michalik into a valenced reflection on the city.
“When you enter the city in the dark you enter
with your life in your hands. When you enter
the city at dawn, where then is your life?
In your throat?”
T.F.D. writes and paints in NYC.
Danielle Dutton is the author of Attempts at a Life (Tarpaulin Sky) and S P R A W L (Siglio Press). She is editor of Dorothy, a publishing project, and book designer at Dalkey Archive Press.
Matt Hart's second book of poems, You Are Mist, is forthcoming from Moor Books. Additionally, he is the author of Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006) and several chapbooks, including, most recently, Deafening Leafening (Pilot Books, 2009), a collaboration with poet Ethan Paquin. Hart lives in Cincinnati where he edits Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety.
Shane Michalik is a recent MFA graduate of the California College of the Arts and previous owner of Built, an art gallery in Seattle. She is interested in the visual presentation of text and is the founder of Paper Knife Press, a small publisher of chapbooks in San Francisco.
Matt Hart reading from City at Litquake