This month’s series A features Thea Goodman and Jennifer Scappettone.
Jennifer Scappettone’s current book projects include From Dame Quickly (poems), Locomotrix: Selected Poetry of Amelia Rosselli (translations from the Italian), Venice and the Digressive Invention of the Modern (a study of the obsolescent topos as crucible for modernism), and Exit 43 (an archaeology of the landfill and prosaic opera of pop-ups in progress, commissioned by Atelos). Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Bay Poetics (Faux Press, 2006), War and Peace, Volume II (O Books, 2005), Bombay Gin, Chicago Review, Drunken Boat, FourSquare, Jacket, PMLA, P-Queue, and Zoland Annual. She just moved to Chicago from Berkeley, Middletown, Brooklyn, and Sunnyside.
Thea Goodman is a fiction writer. She has just completed a collection of stories, A Wife By Any Other Name. Her work has appeared in New England Review (Pushcart prize Special Mention, 200,) Confrontation, and Columbia (Columbia Fiction Prize, 2005) among other journals and is forthcoming in Other Voices this fall. She is at work on a novel and teaches in the Writing Program at The Schol of the Art Institute of Chicago.