Friday, February 16, 2018

Meet the EUOIA collaborators: Tom Jenks

With Tom Jenks I created the Luxembourgish poems of Georg Bleinstein for Twitters for a Lark: Poetry of the European Union of Imaginary Authors. You can read more abouthim here. I DO implore you to check out this link because it is the monstrously long biographical note that we wrote together (in effect, the real collaboration), but I’ve embedded some surreal and wonderful videos to illustrate a life that is (literally) not over yet! It's a work of web art in its own right, according to Georg's agent, General Knaphausen.He should know; he's a puffin!

Tom Jenks books include Sublunar (Oystercatcher Press), Items (if p then q) and The Tome of Commencement (Stranger Press). He co-organises the Other Room reading series and edits the avant objects imprint zimZalla.

And he read at the Other Room EUOIA evening the other month

Read more about the European Union of Imaginary Authors here and here

More on Twitters for a Lark here and here. See also A Translated Man ( an early account here; the book is also available from Shearsman here), a book which Tom opined made me as Belgian as moule frite and Herman Von Rompuy. So true.

All the collaborators are introduced at links available here.