CACONRAD photo: from Delinquent Films

CACONRAD photo: from Delinquent Films

CAConrad is a 2019 Creative Capital Fellow, and the author of 9 books of poetry and essays.  While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books), received the 2018 Lambda Award.  A recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, they also received The Believer Magazine Book Award and The Gil Ott Book Award. Their work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Danish and German.  They teach regularly at Columbia University in NYC, and Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam. Delinquent Films released a documentary film about CAConrad entitled The Book of Conrad you can view the trailer on their website. Their poetry can be found online at CAConrad’s Blog

“In Conrad’s world the parameters are deliberately unknowable because that is the nature of our time. In piecing together, configuring and releasing [their] extreme miniatures—agonized fables, poems about America. CAConrad includes us all in the enormous outside of [their] heart. Which is the world in all its possibility.” Eileen Myles review of The Book of Frank

At the Poetry Foundation

At the Academy of American Poets

At the Paris Review

- Reading on the Poetry Magazine podcast
- CAConrad's page on PennSound
- Reading at the Hedreen Gallery in Seattle
- Reading with Frank Sherlock at Small Press Traffic
- Talking about Anne Sexton’s landscapes of grief in her poem “Portrait of an Old Woman on the College Tavern Wall” at the Poetry Foundation
- Reading from The Book of Frank at The Poetry Project
- Interview with Joseph Milford