Louis Armand's poetry, essays, translations and short prose have appeared in numerous journals internationally, including Sulfur, Meanjin, Heat, Frank, Poetry Ireland, Poetry Review and Stand, as well as in the literary anthologies Infernal Cinders (1993), The Zone (1994), Calyx: 30 Contemporary Australian Poets (Sydney: Paper Bark Press, 2000) and Catalyst (Cambridge: Salt, 2001). Publications include Seances (Prague: Twisted Spoon Press, 1998), The Viconian Paramour (New York: x-poezie, 1998), Anatomy Lessons (x-poezie, 1999), Erosions (Sydney: Vagabond Press, 1999), Synopticon (with John Kinsella: Mudlark, 2000), Base Materialism (x-poezie, 2001), Land Partition (Melbourne: Textbase, 2001), Inexorable Weather (Lancs., UK: Arc Publications, 2001), The Garden (a volume of experimental prose; Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2001), Strange Attractors (Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2003) and Malice in Underland (Melbourne: Textbase, forthcoming 2003). In 1997 he was awarded the Penola Festival's Max Harris Prize for Poetry (Adelaide), and recently he was awarded the Nassau Review Prize for 2000 (New York). Since 1994 he has lived and worked in Prague, in the Czech Republic, where he currently lectures on literary theory & art history in the Philosophy Faculty of Charles University and at the University of New York, Prague. He is the editor of a literary broadsheet, Semtext (Plastic), a member of the editorial board of Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge and Strange Attractions, and poetry editor of The Prague Revue.
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