Aaron Shurin's books of poetry include Into Distances (Sun & Moon),A's Dream (O Books), andThe Graces (Four Seasons Foundation). Coming this year:A Door (Sun & Moon) andThe Paradise Of Forms: Selected Poems (Talisman House). His most recent book,Unbound (Sun & Moon), is the most affecting and splendid book yet written about AIDS, HIV and the place we all live in now. He has won a NEA fellowship, a California Arts Council fellowship, and the Gerbode Poetry Prize. He teaches at San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco.

December 5, 1997