derek beaulieu is the author of five books of poetry (most recently the visual poem suite silence), three volumes of conceptual fiction (most recently the short fiction collection How to Write), and over 150 chapbooks. beaulieu is the youngest writer in Canada to have his papers collected in extensio by Simon Fraser University’s Contemporary Literature Collection. Publisher of the acclaimed smallpresses housepress (1997–2004) and no press (2005–present), and former editor of filling Station, dANDelion, endNote, Speechless, and The Minute Review, beaulieu has spoken and written on poetics nationally and internationally. He has just been named the visual poetry editor at UbuWeb. His first volume of criticism, Seen of the Crime, was published by Snare Books in 2011. beaulieu teaches at the University of Calgary, Alberta College of Art and Mount Royal University. In 2012 Bookthug is publishing his critical edition (coedited with Gregory Betts) of bill bissett’s RUSH: what fuckan theory and in 2013 Wilfrid Laurier University Press is publishing The Selected Fiction of John Riddell (coedited with Lori Emerson); 2013 also brings Wilfrid Laurier UP’s No more poetry, please: the selection poetry of derek beaulieu as edited by Kit Dobson.