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Poet, composer, and performer, Christopher Reiner is author of Ogling Anchor and Pain (both published by Avec Books), and, most recently, I Want Nothing But You In The World (fSpuyten Duyvil press). His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies.

He has composed music and songs for 23 stage productions in Los Angeles, off-Broadway, and Cape Town. His video, The Man Who Ate a Car, was selected for the L.A. Freewaves Festival, and The Wedding Song, was selected for the Videopoem Festival in Vancouver.

He edited Witz: A Journal of Poetics, which was recently described in the online blog Hollow Crystal as “an indispensable resource for studying late twentieth century poetics.”

 

SONGS

"Write down everything that occurs to you, says the priest, or the doctor, or my sixth grade teacher. Or my friend who told me, Don’t worry, I won’t forget about you when I’ve made a lot of money and can really afford to forget about you. That’s what friendship is all about."

"Write down everything that occurs to you, says the priest, or the doctor, or my sixth grade teacher. Or my friend who told me, Don’t worry, I won’t forget about you when I’ve made a lot of money and can really afford to forget about you. That’s what friendship is all about."

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