Tony Trigilio is Professor and Director of Creative Writing/Poetry at Columbia College Chicago (U.S.). He is the author of Allen Ginsberg’s Buddhist Poetics , published by Southern Illinois UP in 2007 and reissued in paperback in 2012, and “Strange Prophecies Anew”: Rereading Apocalypse in Blake, H.D., and Ginsberg (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2000). He is editor of Elise Cowen: Poems and Fragments (Ahsahta Press, 2014). His recent poetry collections include The Complete Dark Shadows (of My Childhood), Book 1 (BlazeVOX Books, 2014) and White Noise (Apostrophe Books, 2013). He is a co-founder and co-editor of the poetry journal Court Green.