Jeffrey Cyphers Wright received his MFA after studying with Allen Ginsberg. A self-described New Romantic poet, he is also a publisher, art and literary critic, eco-activist, impresario, filmmaker, and artist. He is author of 19 books of verse, including Blue Lyre and Party Everywhere. Recent work appears in the anthologies Best American Poetry; NYC Insiders; and Contemporary Surrealist and Magical Realist Poetry. His latest work, a book of sonnets and artwork called Doppelgängster, Self Portraits in a Funhouse Mirror is from MadHat Press. Wright publishes Live Mag! He received a James Tate Award and a Kathy Acker Award for publishing and writing. You can see his puppet shows on Youtube.