Summer 2011 BOMB Issue


Susan Briante is the author of Pioneers in the Study of Motion (Ahsahta Press 2007) and Utopia Minus (Ahsahta Press 2011). She is translating the work of Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio, writing about contemporary ruins in American cities, as well continuing a lyric investigation of the stock market. Briante is an assistant professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Rosanna Bruno is a painter who has recently exhibited at Edward Thorp Gallery and Schroeder, Romero and Shredder. Bruno is an occasional poet and long-time fan of Cagney & Lacey.

Christina Davis is the author of Forth A Raven (Alice James Books, 2006). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Jubilat, Pleiades, Paris Review and other publications. The recipient of the Witter Bynner Award from the Library of Congress, she currently serves as curator at the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

Elaine Equi is the author of many books including Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems and most recently, Click and Clone, from Coffee House Press. She teaches at New York University and in the MFA programs at The New School and City College of New York.

Ernest Hilbert is the author of Sixty Sonnets (2009). He was poetry editor of Random House’s magazine Bold Type in New York City (1999-2002) and the Contemporary Poetry Review (2005-2010). He lives in Philadelphia.

Susie Hu and Miles live in Santa Ana, CA. Susie has an MFA from Brooklyn College, and Miles is almost out of elementary school. His favorite subject is Math.

Joseph Massey lives in Arcata, California. His most recent book is At the Point (Shearsman Books, 2011). More information is available at:

Fiona Ng is a writer living in Los Angeles.

Jeanine Oleson is a visual artist whose practice incorporates performance, film/video, installation, and photographic work, and often, language. Oleson has recently exhibited at: Beta-Local, San Juan, PR; X-Initiative, NY; Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO; and Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY. She is an Assistant Professor of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design.

Carter Ratcliff is a poet and art critic. His books of poetry include Fever Coast, Give Me Tomorrow, and Arrivederci, Modernismo. Among his books on art are The Fate of a Gesture: Jackson Pollock and Postwar American Art and Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art 1965-1975.

Jeannie Simms is a visual artist moving between Brooklyn and Cambridge.

Cedar Sigo is 33 years old. His books include Selected Writings, Expensive Magic, Slivers and most recently Stranger In Town (City Lights, 2010). He lives in San Francisco.

Kyle Schlesinger writes and lectures on poetry, typography and artists’ books. He is the proprietor of Cuneiform Press, and with Jed Birmingham, he edits Mimeo Mimeo. Two books of poems will be published in 2011: What You Will (NewLights Press) and Picture Day (Electio Editions).

Scott Stark has made over 70 films and videos since the early 1980s, and as well as numerous installations, performances and photo-collages. He lives in Austin, Texas. He is the webmaster for Flicker (, the web resource for experimental film and video. More information is available at


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