Ron Padgett's poetry books include How Long, How to Be Perfect, You Never Know, Great Balls of Fire, and New & Selected Poems. His recent translations include Valery Larbaud's Poems of A. O. Barnabooth (with Bill Zavatsky) and Flash Cards by Yu Jian (with Wang Ping). He edited The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard for the Library of America (2012). For more information, go to www.ronpadgett.com.
upstreet, based in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, is an award-winning annual literary anthology containing the best new fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction available.
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Number 8 - 2012