CAConrad is the author ofA Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon,The Book of Frank,Advanced Elvis Course,(Soma)tic Midge,Deviant Propulsion, and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titledThe City Real & Imagined. The son of white trash asphyxiation, his childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift.
Eileen Myles, named by BUST magazine "the rock star of modern poetry," is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and prose, including Chelsea Girls, Cool for You, Sorry, Tree, and Not Me (Semiotext(e), 1991), and is the coeditor of The New Fuck You (Semiotext(e), 1995). Myles was head of the writing program at University of California, San Diego, from 2002 to 2007, and she has written extensively on art and writing and the cultural scene. Most recently, she received a fellowship from the Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Foundation.