Zachary Schomburg is the father of 35 children, none of which are visible. They are very tiny and live in his hair. They are the ones who wrote these three books: The Man Suit (Black Ocean, 2007), Scary, No Scary (Black Ocean, 2009), and FJORDS vol. I (Black Ocean, 2012) . Zachary Schomburg is a girl. Zachary Schomburg is a refrigerator. Zachary Schomburg is a talking wolf and she co-edits Octopus Magazine andOctopus Books while living in Portland, OR.
Zachary Schomburg may be one of the sincerest surrealists around.
Schomburg is possibly the man who will save poetry for all of those readers who are about to give up on the genre.
—The Huffington Post
Schomburg brings a sense of stringency to his dark but airy towers of invention, dismantling easy assumptions. The poems are fun to read and they get below surfaces.
Poetry that aims, admirably, to unsettle. And who doesn’t like to be haunted by a poem?