Craig Dworkin!is the author of!Reading the Illegible!(Northwestern UP),!Signature-
Effects!(Ghos-Ti),!Dure!(Cuneiform),!Strand!(Roof), and!Parse!(Atelos), and the editor
of!Architectures of Poetry!(Rodopi),!Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual
Writing!(Northwestern UP), The Sound of Poetry!(Chicago UP),!and!Language to Cover a
Page: The Early Writing of Vito Acconci!(MIT). He teaches at the University of Utah!and
curates two on-line archives: Eclipse and The UbuWeb Anthology of Conceptual!Writing.
Poetry and Politics is a research cluster of the Institute for Humanities Research, which has
provided staff support for this event. Sponsored by the UC Humanities Network and
UCSC’s Department of Literature.