The Volta Publishes Poetry by FDU MFA Alum Eric Paul
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:
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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