Joan Retallack is the author of five books of poetry, including ICARUS FFFFFALLING (Leave Books), Circumstantial
(S.O.S.), and A F T E R R I M A G E S (Wesleyan, 1995). How to Do Things with Words is forthcoming from Sun &
Moon. Her Musicage/John Cage in Conversation with Joan Retallack (Wesleyan, 1996) was chosen for the 1996 America Award in Belles-Lettres. In 1994, her book Errata 5uite (Edge Books) was the recipient of a Columbia Book Award selected by Robert Creeley. Retallack is on the faculty at the University of Maryland and is an associate of the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College. She is currently completing a book of interrelated essays entitled The Poethical Wager.
February 27, 1998
October 25, 1996