Boys Will be Naughty in August
Jeffrey Ethan Lee published identity papers (Ghost Road Press, 2006), which is now a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for poetry. He also published invisible sister (Many Mountains Moving Press, 2004), which was praised as "a tour de force of persona and plot" by Denise Duhamel in American Book Review and called "a sledgehammer smeared with lipstick" by an unknown Amazon customer. He also published The Sylf (2003), which won the Sow's Ear Poetry Review Chapbook prize, and Strangers in a Homeland (Ashland Poetry Press chapbook, 2001). He also created identity papers (2002), a dramatic poem on CD with actress Lori-Nan Engler and percussionist Toshi Makihara. He won the first Tupelo Press Prize for literary fiction for The Autobiography of Somebody Else. He has published poems, stories, and essays in Many Mountains Moving, CrossConnect, North American Review, Crazyhorse, Crab Orchard Review, Washington Square, and American Poetry Review. He has the Ph.D. and MFA from NYU. Since 2005 he has been the poetry editor for Many Mountains Moving, a journal and small poetry press.
Aaron Tieger’s most recent chapbook is After Rilke (Anchorite Press, 2006). Other recent work includes February (Fewer & Further Press, 2006) and Coltsfoot Insularity (Fewer & Further Press, 2005), a collaboration with Jess Mynes. Other poems have appeared in 6x6, Asterisk, Past Simple, Turntable Bluelight, Effing, and several anthologies. Several chapbooks are forthcoming. He is the editor of the first American edition of the late British poet Richard Caddel’s book Uncertain Time, due out from Boston’s Pressed Wafer in November 2007. He lives in Ithaca, NY where he is co-curator of the SOON Productions Reading Series and the publisher and editor of CARVE Poems, a small magazine-and-chapbook press dedicated to innovative and under-the-radar poetry.
Jess Mynes is author of birds for example (CARVE Editions), In(ex)teriors (Anchorite Press) and Full On Jabber (Martian Press) a collaboration with Christopher Rizzo. His If and When (Katalanche Press), Sky Brightly Picked (Skysill Press) and Recently Clouds, a collaboration with Aaron Tieger are forthcoming this year. He is the editor for Fewer & Further Press and Asterisk. He also co-curates a local reading series, All Small Caps, in Western, MA.