JB author photo courtesy of  Michael Salinger.

Background: Rattle & Numb cover painting by  Emma Anderson.

John Burroughs

is the U.S. National Beat Poet Laureate (2022-23). A writer who tours widely, John is the author of Rattle & Numb: Selected and New Poems, 1992-2019 [2019, Venetian Spider Press] and over a dozen chapbooks. John has curated several poetry reading series in the Cleveland area and since 2008 has served as the founding editor of Crisis Chronicles Press.