Stephen Ratcliffe at Counterpath

Stephen Ratcliffe did the inugural reading at Counterpath on January 12, 2011, spending some time presenting his press Avenue B.

Stephen Ratcliffe is a poet and critic whose most recent books are Reading the Unseen: (Offstage) Hamlet (Counterpath Press, 2009) and REAL, a 474-page book of poems written in 474 consecutive days (Avenue B, 2007).  Previous books include Portraits & Repetition (The Post-Apollo Press, 2002) and SOUND/(system) (Green Integer, 2002). Listening to Reading, a collection of essays on contemporary experimental poetry, was published by SUNY Press in 2000.  He is also the author of Campion: On Song (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981). He lives in Bolinas, California, and teaches at Mills College in Oakland.