POPfeatures: CAConrad

CAConrad’s poetry collection, While Standing in Line for Death, is available for purchase through Wave Books

Winner of the 2018 Lambda Book Award, this latest book contains 18 (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals, including the one CAConrad used to cure their depression after the rape and murder of their boyfriend Earth. In a review of the book, Publishers Weekly writes, “Conrad consistently surprises, and few, if any, American poets are doing more visionary, disorienting, and wonderful work today.”

CAConrad received a 2019 Creative Capital grant and has also received a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, as well as The Believer Magazine Book Award and The Gil Ott Book Award. The author of 9 books of poetry and essays, While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books) won the 2018 Lambda Book Award. They teach at Columbia University in New York City, and Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam. Please look for CA’s books and the documentary The Book of Conrad from Delinquent Films online at http://bit.ly/88CAConrad

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