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Required Modifications for the Transhuman

From: Shared Universe


Required Modifications for the Transhuman – As Fields Become Birds Become Clouds – Feeding the Deer – Standing in Front of Antlers Mounted on a Wall so It Looks like They’re Growing from Your Head – Urban Violence with Starlings – Boys Who Envy Werewolves – Her Amphibian – Alone in the Bathroom He Removed His Shirt – Becoming Beautiful – The Reinvention of the Human Hand – I Became Like a Wooden Ark the Lives of Animals Filled Me – On Being Wrong



Paul Vermeersch

Paul Vermeersch is a poet, multimedia artist, creative writing professor, and literary editor. He is the author of several poetry collections, including the Trillium Award-nominated The Reinvention of the Human Hand and, most recently, Self-Defence for the Brave and Happy. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph for which he received the Governor General’s Gold Medal. His poems have been translated into Polish, German, Spanish, and French and have appeared in international anthologies. He teaches at Sheridan College and is the founding editor of Buckrider Books, an imprint of Wolsak & Wynn Publishers Ltd. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.