The City Real & Imagined, CA Conrad and Frank Sherlock

The City Real & Imagined

CA Conrad and Frank Sherlock

Publisher: Factory School
PubDate: 2/15/2010
ISBN: 9781600010736
Price: $15.00
Quantity Available: 15
Pages: 100
SKU #: P11B

Poetry. Wander with CAConrad and Frank Sherlock through this psychogeographical poem. Experience peoples' histories and magical traditions rooted in the first capital of the American possible—the city of Philadelphia. Visit landmarks that remain standing, revisit citizens that live on in memory, and participate in the future mappings of your city yet to be realized—the city real and imagined.


Reviews and Other Links
book's blog
Steven Karl in Sink Review
CAConrad Phoned In reading at BOMB Magazine
Erica Kaufman @ Jacket2

About the authors:

CAConrad is the recipient of The Gil Ott Book Award for THE BOOK OF FRANK (Chax Press, 2009), with a forthcoming 2nd edition and printing in 2010 from Wave Books. He is also the author of Advanced Elvis Course (Soft Skull Press, 2009), (SOMA)TIC MIDGE (Faux Press, 2008), Deviant Propulsion (Soft Skull Press, 2006), and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titled THE CITY REAL & IMAGINED (Factory School, 2010). The son of white trash asphyxiation, his childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. Visit him online at and with his friends at

Frank Sherlock is the recipient of the 2009 CAC Sexiest Poem Award. He is the author of OVER HERE (Factory School, 2009) and a collaboration with Brett Evans entitled Ready-to-Eat Individual (Lavender Ink, 2008). Other publications include Daybook of Perversities & Main Events (Cy Gist Press, 2007), Wounds in an Imaginary Nature Show (Night Flag Books, 2007) and Spring Diet of Flowers at Night (Mooncalf Press, 2006). He is a co-founder of PACE (Poet Activist Community Extension) and a native Philadelphian. You can visit him online at