Author: Charles Borkhuis & John McCluskey

Charles Borkhuis' nine collections of poems include: FINELY TUNED STATIC, with painter John McCluskey (Lunar Chandelier Press, 2017), DEAD RINGER (BlazeVOX Books, 2017), DISAPPEARING ACTS (Chax Press, 2014), and Alpha Ruins (Bucknell University Press, 2000), selected by Fanny Howe as a finalist for the W.C. Williams Award. His poems have appeared in eight anthologies and his essays were published in two books on contemporary poetics published by the University of Alabama Press. He curated poetry readings for the Segue Foundation in NYC for 15 years and translated from the French NEW EXERCISES by Franck André Jamme (Wave Press, 2008). Borkhuis' plays have been presented in NYC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hartford, and Paris and published in four books. His two radio plays were produced for NPR (www.pennsound). He is the recipient of a Dramalogue Award and is the former editor of THEATER: EX magazine.

John McCluskey is a painter who has shown in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco. His work has been exhibited at the Pennsylvania State Museum as well as Katonah Museum of Art, New York and Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University. His work is included in the permanent collection of the International Collage Center and his paintings are in private and corporate collections. His jobs have included assisting sculptor John Chamberlain and teaching art at Bucknell University. He resides in Pennsylvania.Selections from his work may be seen at

Finely Tuned Static
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Finely Tuned Static

Lunar Chandelier Press

Poetry. Art. FINELY TUNED STATIC by Charles Borkhuis, with paintings by John McCluskey, is a distinctively braided venture: a series of calls and responses between word and image that pairs poet Charles Borkhuis' glyphic, micro-narratives with paint...

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