Laura Hinton is the editor and main writer of Chant de la Sirene. She is a professor, poet and literary-film critic living in New York City. She is the author of The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press), and co-editor of We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press), Her poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub), is available at BlazeVox Books. Recent poems and poetry videos are out in Yew, Madhatter Review, Red Fez, Poetry Seen, Feminist Studies, and others. She also has published a number of experimental memoirs, most recently “Caretaker,” in The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine. And she regularly publishes editorial work, for example, co-editing a special issue on poet’s theater for Postmodern Culture. In New York City, she edits a chapbook series of performance poetry works for Mermaid Tenement Press. Laura Hinton is a Professor of English at the City College of New York (CUNY).
CHANT DE LA SIRENE is a blog presenting commentaries on innovative poetries and the multi-media arts in New York City and beyond. Primarily written by Laura Hinton, the blog also features guest writer appearances.
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