On Friday, June 14 at 7:00 PM Counterpath hosted a SpringGun Press Feature with James Belflower, Aby Kaupang Cooperman, Adam Peterson, and Michael Flatt.
James Belflower is the author of Commuter (Instance Press), which was voted 2009’s “Best Book Length Long Poem/Sequence by ColdFront magazine, Bird Leaves the Cornice, winner of the 2011 Spring Gun Press Chapbook Prize; and a collaborative echap, And Also a Fountain (NeOpepper Press). His poems, essays and reviews appear, or are forthcoming in: Aufgabe, Fence, New American Writing, 1913, Drunken Boat, Coldfront, EOAGH, Denver Quarterly, and Apostrophe Cast among others. He is pursuing a PhD in Contemporary Poetics at Suny Albany and cocurates the Yes! Reading Series in Albany NY.
Aby Kaupang Cooperman is the author of Little “g” God Grows Tired of Me (SpringGun Press, 2013), Absence is Such a Transparent House (Tebot Bach, 2011) and Scenic Fences | Houses Innumerable (Scantily Clad Press, 2008). Her work has appeared in FENCE, La Petite Zine, Dusie, Verse, Denver Quarterly, The Laurel Review, Parthenon West, PANK, Aufgabe, 14 Hills, Interim, Caketrain, & elsewhere. Aby holds both an MFA in Creative writing as well as a Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. She lives in Fort Collins with her husband, Matthew Cooperman, and their two children. More information can be found at http://www.abykaupang.com
Adam Peterson (video at top) is the co-editor of The Cupboard, and the author of The Flasher, My Untimely Death, and, with Laura Eve Engel, [SPOILER ALERT]. His short fiction can be found in The Kenyon Review, Indiana Review, The Normal School, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. Originally from Nebraska, he currently lives in Houston, Texas.
Michael Flatt is an associate editor for Counterpath and Field Editorial. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 1913:A journal of forms, The Destroyer, Horse Less Review, SpringGun, 32 Poems, and elsewhere. His reviews of poetry and fiction have appeared in Colorado Review, New Pages, Octopus Magazine, and Cutbank. He’s published an article entitled “Too Red a Herring: The Unattainable Self in The Unnamable” in Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui, and is the vocalist of Denver hardcore band Sherman to the Fucking Sea.