EDWIN TORRES was born in New York City. He has traveled the edge of numerous poetry affairs, performances, educations, sit-ins, sound-outs, web-offs, jams, jumps, and institutions. He is recipient of fellowships from NYFA, The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, and The Poetry Fund, among others. His books include The PoPedology of an Ambient Language, The All-Union Day of the Shock Worker, and Fractured Humorous. His CDs include Oceano Rise, Novo, and Holy Kid.