The Poetry Project


CAConrad stands next to pink flowers under a lamp with a blue lightbulb. They are wearing cat-eye sunglasses with rhinestones around the edges and a paisley shirt. Their fingernails are painted black, and they have their pointer finger extended on one hand.
© Valencia Ganoe

CAConrad has been working with the ancient technologies of poetry and ritual since 1975. They are the author of AMANDA PARADISE: Resurrect Extinct Vibration (Wave Books, 2021). Other titles include While Standing in Line for Death and Ecodeviance. The Book of Frank is now available in 9 different languages. They received a Creative Capital grant, a Pew Fellowship, a Lambda Literary Award, and a Believer Magazine Book Award. They teach at Columbia University in New York City and Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam.