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Author: Adam Cornford

Adam Cornford immigrated to the United States from England in 1979. Since then, he has lived mostly in California but moved to the Philadelphia area in 2020. Cornford led the Poetics Program at New College of California from 1987 until the college closed in 2008. Today he works as a freelance writer and editor. His poetry has appeared widely in print and on the web, including four full- length poetry collections—Shooting Scripts (1978), Animations (1988), DECISION FOREST (Pantograph Press, 1998), and LALIA (Chax Press, 2021). Other works include Liber Ignis (2013), a serial documentary poem with historical photographs, in collaboration with the printer and book artist Peter Rutledge Koch—and several chapbooks, among them 'Round Midnight (1989), O-Town (2003), Scapes (2010) and Mask Report (2014). He has also written lyrics and libretti for the composer Daniel Steven Crafts, who has set several of his poems. A lineal descendant of Charles Darwin, Cornford focuses strongly on science, notably biology, computer science, quantum physics, and cosmology, in his poetry and thought. He counts William Blake and Surrealism as seminal and continuing influences.

Decision Forest
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Decision Forest

Pantograph Press

Poetry. "These poems don't shirk the great responsibilities, and even challenge them—to make perception new. As form, they exactly fill a page with clarity after clarity, satisfying the eye and ear as well as mind. That tool of the new age, the comp...

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Lalia
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Lalia

Chax Press

Poetry. California Interest. "The supernova blaze of Adam Cornford's poetry fuses surrealism, science, politics, and eros to yield exotic particles of meaning rarely found on Earth. Cornford's vision, like that of Blake, overleaps the dark Satanic m...

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