Poetry. James Belflower's THE POSTURE OF CONTOUR: A PUBLIC PRIMER is a performative book of poem-prompts that blend the boundaries of text, image and genre. POSTURE combines and collages French literary theory, music and mathematical theory, drama, discrete molecules, diagrams, equations, and film into an intelligent and remarkably humorous project. To read POSTURE is to become a Virtuoso, skilled in the fine arts, mechanics and dynamics; the room is your audience.
James Belflower is the author of THE POSTURE OF CONTOUR: A PUBLIC PRIMER (SpringGun Press, 2013), COMMUTER (Instance Press, 2009), which was voted 2009's "Best Book Length Long Poem/Sequence" by Coldfront magazine, Bird Leaves the Cornice, winner of the 2011 SpringGun Press Chapbook Prize; and a collaborative echapbook (with Anne Heide and J. Michael Martinez), And Also a Fountain (NeO Pepper Press, 2009). 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.Author City: ALBANY, NY USA