Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is a publisher, impresario, critic, eco- activist, and artist. He is best known as a poet. He received an MFA in Poetry at Brooklyn College, where he also taught. From 1987 to 2000, Wright ran a monthly review of all the arts, called Cover Magazine, the Underground National. In 2007 he began Live Mag!, a journal of art and poetry. Wright has written art and poetry reviews for ArtNexus, Chelsea Now, White Hot, Tribes, and others. For many years he was a poetry reviewer for The Brooklyn Rail. He is now a regular critic for American Book Review. Poems of his are included in the anthologies Up Late; Thus Spake the Corpse; Out of This World; and Aloud. Currently, Wright stages events in New York City at KGB Lit Bar and at La Mama E.T.C. in conjunction with Live Mag!.