David Antin

is a poet, critic, and performance artist, whose books include Definitions (1967), Autobiography (1967), Code of Flag Behavior (1968), Meditations (1971), Talking (1972 & 2001), After the War (A Long Novel with Few Words) (1973), Dialogue (1980), Tuning (1984), Selected Poems 1963 –1973 (1991) and What It Means to be Avant Garde (1993).  His most recent book, from Granary, is A Conversation with David Antin, a dialogue with Charles Bernstein, part of which is available on – line from the Review of Contemporary Fiction.  He is Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego.