By (author) Faulkner, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies Andrew (University of Waterloo)
"After reading Mr. Faulkner's incredible book, something happened. I began to feel bad for the person I was before reading his poems. The poet writes: 'I've placed dynamite around your heart and a bit / in your teeth. How bored you must have been / before you met me.' And he's right. It was so goddamn boring before we met him."--Matthew Dickman"Need Machine "clamors through the brain like an unruly marching band. Both caustic and thoughtful, these poems offer a topography of modern life writ large in twitchy, neon splendor, in a voice as sure as a surgeon and as trustworthy as a rumor.Andrew Faulkner co-curates The Emergency Response Unit, a chapbook press. This is his first book.