ASHAGALOMANCY Abraham Smith
Abraham Smith (poet) hails from Ladysmith, Wisconsin. His poetry collections – via Action Books – are Ashagalomancy (2015, Only Jesus Could Icefish in Summer (2014); Hank (2010); and Whim Man Mammon (2007). His reading highlights include stints at the Academy of American Poetd’ Rooftop Reading Series and Opium Magazine’s Literary Death match. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Fine Arts Work center, Provincetown, MA, and the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Smith winters as Instructor of English at the University of Alabama; Smith summers as a farmhand (Formal tractor rider) on Hawks’ Highland Farm.
Paul Cunningham (poem-filmmaker) founded Radioactive Moat Press in 2009. He currently works as a contributing editor for Fanzine. He is the author of a chapbook of poems called GOAL/TENDER MEAT/TENDER (horse less press, 2015). His writing can be found in Bat City Review, LIT, Tarpaulin Sky, Spork, DIAGRAM, and others. His poem-films have been screened in kastrated.se, the MAKE Magazine Lit & Luz Festival, Seattle’s INCA: The Institute for New Connotative Action, and at the Museo Universitario del Chopo in Mexico City. He most recently received an M.F.A. from the University of Notre Dame.