Andrew Maxwell is the author of Peeping Mot (Apogee, 2013) and many chapbooks and pamphlets on his artisanal PRB imprint. He directs the Poetic Research Bureau in Los Angeles, with Joseph Mosconi and Ara Shirinyan, and founded the occasional poetry journal The Germ with Macgregor Card in the mid-1990s. His poems, epigrams, essays, and translations have appeared in various magazines such as Triple Canopy, New American Writing, Fence, The Hat, and jubilat. For more than a decade, he has worked variously as a taxonomist, lexicographer, linguist, and manager of classification systems at Google.
It’s Suddenly Understandable: On Aphorism, Lyric, and Experiment
Stephen Burt explains the poetry of aphorism in the work of contemporary poets Kay Ryan and Andrew Maxwell....