Magazine. Poetry. Essays. Published yearly in the spring, VOLT seeks to offer a range of adventurous writing across its characteristically large page dimensions. This issue of VOLT includes essays by Gerald Stern on Andy Warhol, Mary Anne Samym on Eva Hesse, Timothy Liu on Antoni Tapies, Thaisa Frank on Toba Sojo, among others; and poems by Alice Jones, Joseph Lease, Stephanie Strickland, Chad Sweeney, Jule Hanson, Lorand Gaspar, Nadia Nurhussein, Lance Phillips, Tomaz Salamun, Page Hill Starzinger, Susan Terris, Tony Triglio, Arthur Vogelsang, and G.C. Waldrep.
Gillian Conoley was born in Austin Texas, where, on its rural outskirts, her father and mother owned and operated a radio station. Her most recent collection is THE PLOT GENIE with Omnidawn Publishing. She is the author of six collections of poetry, including PROFANE HALO, Lovers in the Used World, and Tall Stranger, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work has received many prizes, including the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from The American Poetry Review, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a Fund for Poetry Award. Her poems have been anthologized in over 20 national and international anthologies, including W.W. Norton's forthcoming Postmodern American Poetry (second edition), American Hybrid, Counterpath's LYRIC POSTMODERNISMS, and Oscar Mondadori's Nuova Poesia Americana. Editor and founder of VOLT magazine, she teaches in the Program for Writers and Poets at Sonoma State University. Author City: COTATI, CA USA