Joseph Bienvenu with Typewriter

Joseph Bienvenu is a poet, teacher, and graphic designer. He is the author of the visual poetry chapbook Cottonmouth Incarnate (Convulsive editions, 2017), Atom Parlor ( BlazeVOX 2010, second edition Hobby Horse 2016), Cocktail Poems (Hobby Horse 2011), and Pool Hall Quartet (Verna Press, 2008). His translation of the poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus was published by Diálogos (2013). Joseph is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, where he lives and teaches Latin and Creative Writing at a local high school. He received his B.A. in Classics from Loyola University of Chicago and his M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. You can find out more about his work at josephbienvenu.com. Joseph is also the producer and co-host of the No Good Poetry podcast.

2021 Events
Surrealism, Cognitive Science, Recursive Neural Networks, and Associational Pattern Development in Poetry
2019 Events
Visual Poetry Exhibit