About the Book

Olympia Street

by Michael Ford

$10.00 | 86 pages | 2008

 

Hear Michael Ford read

one scientific method of divination is a song whistling between the ears along a footpath, an ancient mixture of aperture and sound, the seeing ear the hearing eye, taking its walkabout here comes cornetist Buddy Bolden & radio pioneer Reginald Fessenden the trumpet and its antenna of leaves beginning at the end as all things do IN NEW ORLEANS a sonorous wave of busted hourglass one cut nightmare one cut dreamcast these violets found on Olympia Street
—Dave Brinks, Publisher

 

About the Author

Michael Ford, a long time resident of New Orleans, is currently pursuing a doctorate in U.S. literature at the University of Georgia in Athens. In addition to Olympia Street, he is the author ofCarbon (Ugly Duckling 2006) and a chapbook, Where We Expect to See You Soon, which is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse.

Other books by Michael Ford

  • Swing One Hand, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2003
  • Carbon, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006