Adeena Karasick

Adeena Karasick is a poet, media artist and author of seven books of poetry and poetic theory, most recently This Poem (Talonbooks, 2012), Amuse Bouche: Tasty Treats for the Mouth (Talonbooks, 2009), and The House That Hijack Built (Talonbooks, 2004), as well as four videopoems showcased at film festivals worldwide. All her work is marked by an urban, Jewish, feminist aesthetic that continually challenges linguistic habits and normative modes of meaning production. She is professor of global literature at St. John’s University in New York, and cofounding director (minister of semiotic turbulence) of KLEZKANADA Poetry Festival and Retreat.

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