Joseph Spece

Poet, writer, editor, & boy I make a mean cocktail. Public honors in writing include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, artist fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the Corrente Prize in Poetry from Columbia University. Took degrees from Columbia & Boston College. Founding editor of Fathom Books. Publishing credits include: Poetry, 3AM, DIAGRAM, Agni, Salamander, Volt, and Best American Experimental Writing. Regular arts reportage & creative for Berfrois. For full volumes & writing available online, click appropriate heading below. For editorial or freelance inquiries, e-mail directly.



Let me look at you, fretsaw — you seem to cut a shadow-shape in every linden you light in. You are beautiful — beautiful? — You are static, thetic, emphatic, Owl: Continue reading