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Garrett Kalleberg was born and lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

Garrett writes, makes pictures, and works as Director of Product at Insight Catastrophe Group.

 

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Garrett’s books include Malilenas (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), Some Mantic Daemons (Futurepoem, New York, 2002), Psychological Corporations (Spuyten Duyvil, New York, 2002), and Limbic Odes (Heart Hammer, New York, 1997).

His poetry, reviews, and translations have appeared in various journals including Eleven ElevenBrooklyn RailThe CanaryCrowdDamn the CaesarsTragaluz (Mexico), FenceSulfurFirst IntensityDenver QuarterlyA.bacusAufgabeMandorla (Mexico), The Poetry Project Newsletter, and American Letters & Commentary, and in An Anthology of New (American) Poets (Talisman House, 1998).

Together with Heather Ramsdell and Ted MacLeod as Brooklyn Drama Club, Garrett’s theatrical work The Situation Room was produced for Collective Unconscious, New York, 2002, and at The Fringe Festival, New York, 2003.

Garrett edited and published the international online poetry and criticism journal The Transcendental Friend and the text-based audio CD imprint Immanent Audio from 1998 to 2002, giving (often first) voice to writers Anselm Berrigan, Laird Hunt, Eleni Sikelianos, Robert Archambeau, Kent Johnson, Stacy Doris, Pattie McCarthy, Dale Smith, Lisa Jarnot, Zhang Er, Pam Rehm, Heather Ramsdell, and many others.

His awards for poetry and critical writing include a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2011, a grant from Poets & Writers, two awards from the Academy of American Poets, and two grants from The Fund for Poetry.

 

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Garrett Kalleberg

Book Publications
2009
Malilenas, Ugly Ducking Presse, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Some Mantic Daemons, Futurepoem, New York, NY
Psychological Corporations, Spuyten Duyvil, New York, NY
1997
Limbic Odes, Heart Hammer Press, New York, NY

Other Publications (Abbreviated)
2011
Lyre Lyre, 4 poems.
2010
Action Yes!, April 2010: 4 poems.
2009
Eleven Eleven, July 2009: 2 poems
2008
Denver Quarterly, Summer 2008: 3 poems
Plan B, Febrero–Abril 2008: 3 poems
2007
The Canary, Spring 2007: 1 poem
Brooklyn Rail, February 2007: 3 poems
2006
Crowd, Fall 2006: 1 poem
La Colmena No. 50, Avril–Junio 2006: 1 poem (trans. Santiago Matías)
The Café Review Spring 2006: 1 poem
Damn the Caesars, Vol I Issue IV, Spring 2006: 2 poems
2005
Reading Between A & B: 3 poems
“Track / Propagation of Errors,” broadside, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2004
Tragaluz Año 3 / Número 23 Noviembre 2004: 1 poem (trans. Laura Solórzano and Francoise Roy)
2003
Fell Swoop #63 (Brooklyn Stoop): 1 poem
Ode to Go #1: 1 poem
Un Blog Propio, Diciembre 31, 2003: el mundo es tal como es: 3 poems (trans. Cristina Rivera Garza)
Segue at the Bowery Poetry Club, Reading March 15, 2003
2002
Fence 10 Fall/Winter 2002/2003: 2 poems
Spoken Arts interview by Mary Van Vorst, National Public Radio, October 3, 2002
Logopoeia, June 2002: 2 poems
New Voices: University & College Prizes, The Academy of American Poets, New York: 1 poem
A.bacus 143, January 2002: entire issue
1999
The Poetry Project Newsletter, June 1999: 1 essay
The Transcendental Friend No. 8, February 1999: 1 poem, with Heather Ramsdell
1998
An Anthology of New (American) Poets, Talisman House Publishers, Jersey City, NJ: 4 poems
alyricmailer number two: entire issue
American Letters & Commentary, Spring 1998: 1 poem, 2 reviews
The Transcendental Friend No. 1, March 1998: 1 essay
1997
First Intensity #8, Winter 1997: 3 poems
Mandorla no. 5, Winter 1997: 1 poem
Laurie Simmons: The Music of Regret, by Jan Howard: 1 poem
1996
Sulfur 39, Fall 1996: 1 poem
American Letters & Commentary #8, Spring 1996: 1 poem
The Poetry Project Newsletter February/March 1996: 3 prose poems
Talisman #15, Winter 1996: 1 poem
1995
Whatever Summer 1995: 3 prose poems
Denver Quarterly v. 29 no. 4 Spring 1995: 1 poem, 1 essay
1994
Global City Review no. 4, Fall 1994: 1 essay
Talisman #12, Spring 1994: 1 poem
1993
Global City Review no. 2, Fall 1993: 2 poems

Theatrical Productions
2003
The Situation Room, Fringe Festival, New York, NY, August 2003; Garrett Kalleberg, Lead Writer; Ted MacLeod, Director; Heather Ramsdell, Art Director
2002
The Situation Room, Collective Unconscious, New York, NY, December 5–15, 2002; Garrett Kalleberg, Lead Writer; Ted MacLeod, Director; Heather Ramsdell, Art Director

Other Projects
2009
Dadalavida
2008
Form & Matter, Sense & Evolution (Zapopan Lectures in Poetry & Modernity)
2001–2005
Principal / Lead Writer, Brooklyn Drama Club theater company
1999–2002
Editor & Publisher, Immanent Audio, text-based audio CDs
1998–2002
Editor & Publisher, The Transcendental Friend online journal of poetry & poetics
1997
Editor, “Ars Nova,” Talisman

Awards & Grants
2011
Grant, The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award for Poetry
2006
Grant, The Fund for Poetry, “in recognition of contributions to literature”
2002
Grant, The Fund for Poetry, “in recognition of contributions to literature”
1999
Poetry New York Annual Pamphlet Winner 1999
1997
Grant, Poets & Writers, New York, NY
1995
The Goodman Poetry Award, City College, New York, NY
The Sam Middlebrook Graduate Essay Award, City College, New York, NY
The Meyer Cohn Graduate Award in Literature, City College, New York, NY
1994
The Alice M. Sellers Academy of American Poets Prize
The Sam Middlebrook Graduate Essay Award, City College, New York, NY
The Meyer Cohn Graduate Award in Literature, City College, New York, NY
The Jane L. Specter Graduate Award in Creative Writing, City College, New York, NY
1993
The Alice M. Sellers Academy of American Poets Prize
1979
Key Scholarship, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1979
National Merit Scholarship

Education
1996
MA in Creative Writing, City College, New York
1983
BFA, Cooper Union School of Art, New York