The Volta Publishes Poetry by FDU MFA Alum Eric Paul

The Volta Publishes Poetry by FDU MFA Alum Eric Paul

Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Alumni Profiles, publications, Worth Reading

MFA alum Eric Paul’s “The Neighbor Who Lives to My Left” has been published within “Insect Poetics,” a project curated by Mathias Svalina for The Volta. Here’s a brief excerpt:
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This week’s show was on the city’s drunk driving problem. He called to offer his solution: Make cars out of rubber. He explained, They’ll just bounce off each other.

Visit the “Insect Poetics” at The Volta.
Eric Paul is a writer and musician from Providence, Rhode Island. Recently out, A Popular Place To Explode (Heartworm Press, 2015) is Eric’s second full-length collection. He has been the lyricist and vocalist for the bands Arab On Radar and The Chinese Stars as well as his current band, Doomsday Student. In 2009 a collection of Eric’s lyrics and poetry was released by Heartworm Press titled I Offered Myself As The Sea. Since then, he has released two chapbooks: Love In The Monkey Cage and My Parents Were Insects, and two spoken word releases: I Sleep With Their Bones (Bathetic Records) + The Man Who Can’t Say No (Heartworm Press). Eric’s work has also appeared in the magazines: New York Observer, Impose, Ninth Letter, Word Riot, Lunch Ticket, Spork, Booth, and The Literary Review.
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03 Nov 2015 no comments