Jeff Carpenter

With a style rooted in live performance, collaboration, radical innovation, and formal hybridity, Jeff Carpenter has participated in Edmonton’s diverse and thriving literary and performing arts culture for ten years. In addition to a growing number of juvenilia and ephemera, he is author of the chapbook malachi on foot (Red Nettle Press, 2008); and, with glenN robsoN, as the sound poetry duo Tonguebath, he authored and performed Dun John & Dr Agon (Extra Virgin Press, 2010).

He is currently writing a book of fractal origami titled Narrative Luck, thanks to the Edmonton Arts Council’s generous support. Carpenter is acting Acting Director of the Alberta Research Group (ARG), an award-winning “pataphysical think tank” (