answering the question [What is visual poetry?] one full-color chapbook at a time

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David A. Colón teaches literature at Texas Christian University. He received his Ph.D. in English from Stanford University, where he wrote a dissertation on the transformation of the trope of the Chinese written character as a medium for poetry from Imagism to Concretism. His poems have appeared in DIAGRAM, Score, Latino Stuff Review, The Stanford [...]


Bob Grumman’s RASP press published my first two books of visual poetry in the 1980′s. Recent work has appeared in Mark Young’s Otoliths, Michael Rothenberg’s Big Bridge and online at, and the weblogs of Jim Leftwich and Geof Huth. Marco Giovinelli produced several of my short books at GAMM editions. Among my other books [...]