Collaborators’ Q&A: Poet Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet: There was something about the Escher-inspired (Escheresque?) perspective skews that made me think about how strange and unsettling the world of this poem really is. Artist Se Thut Quon: The poem’s form suggested an incongruous visual composition of collaged parts while its mathematical framework required that the elements be distinct and well defined.
Poet Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet’s book Tulips, Water, Ash was selected for the 2009 Morse Prize and published by University Press of New England. Artist Se Thut Quon lives in Kentucky.