By: Joshua Glenn
His pet lobster was guerrilla street theater
By: William Nericcio
The monkey grammarian plagued by conjunctions and disjunctions.
The Cuban writer who was the toast of 1960s-70s Paris.
By: Amanda French
A poetess with a talent for assured incongruity.
By: Alix Lambert
His wit, his sculpture, and his being have proven influential.
By: Tucker Cummings
He was disillusioned by the materialism of modern Japan.
By: Brian Berger
The painter’s substantial literary achievement is less well-known.
By: Jerrold Freitag
Everything was a reagent for her compositions.
His poetry still seems experimental and forward-thinking today.
By: Tor Aarestad
A lethally and incessantly clever futurist.
By: Jessica Bruder
Fashion plate, poet, proto-punk and feminist performance artist.
By: Lucy Sante
“Surrealism is the order of the day, and Desnos is its prophet”
She wielded mad intellectual superpowers.
He made paradoxic human music of despair.
She strolled in the no man’s land between seeing too much and innocence.