Benjamin L. Perez


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Benjamin L. Perez used to teach Writing at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI); now he teaches Writing at University of Maryland sites in Tokyo, Japan. Several literary journals have published his poems, including Concīs, Sonic Boom Journal, University of Guam’s Storyboard, and Ishmael Reed’s Konch. Spuyten Duyvil Press published his book-length, experimental work The Evil Queen: A Pornolexicology and BlazeVOX published his experimental, “bi-textual” CUNTIONARY/Repent at Your Leisure (or The Folklore of Hell). Whenever anyone asked him for advice on writing poetry, he always responds: “Ezra Pound your Shakespeare until you e. e. cummings.”