Ed Friedman lives in New York City with his wife and son. His books of poetry and
prose include Mao & Matisse, Away, The Funeral Journal, and Drive Through the Blue Cylinders. From 1987–2003, he was the artistic director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project. Over
the years he has produced collaborations with visual artists Robert Kushner, Kim MacConnel,
and Valerie Jaudon; composer Garrett List; and video-maker Ed Bowes.