From “Ubermutter’s Death Dance”
Laura Hinton is the author of a poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub), published by BlazeVox Books, and a critical book, The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press). She is also the co-editor of We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press). Her critical essays, poet interviews, and reviews have appeared in Contemporary Literature, Postmodern Culture, Textual Practice, Women’s Studies, Rain Taxi, Jacket, The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, among other journals. She has edited several special journal editions, most recently a special issue in Postmodern Culture on the topic of poet’s theater (co-editor). Her individual prose works, poems and performance works have appeared in many venues including Feminist Studies, Bird Dog, Sonaweb, How2, Poets for Living Waters, Nth Position, Poetic Voices without Borders. Hinton also edits a chapbook series for Mermaid Tenement Press, and she publishes a blog about multi-media poetry called, Chant de la Sirene (www.chantdelasirene.com). She lives in New York City, where she is a Professor of English at the City College of New York.