Thom Donovan

Field of Practice:



City, Country:

United States


2011, 2012, 2013


Dez 2013 - Dez 2013

Thom Donovan is a poet, editor, curator, and teacher currently living in Brooklyn, NY/USA. His poems and essays have appeared widely in print and online journals, and his first trade edition book, The Hole, appeared with Displaced Press in 2012.

He is the co-editor and publisher of ON Contemporary Practice, an online journal and print monograph series for critical writings about one’s contemporaries. From 2010–2012 he edited the column 5 Questions for Contemporary Practice at Art21 blog. He is currently editing Supple Science: a Robert Kocik Primer (with Michael Cross; ON Contemporary Practice Monograph Series, fall 2013) and To Look At The Sea Is To Become What One Is: the Essential Writings of Etel Adnan (with Brandon Shimoda; Nightboat Books, forthcoming summer 2014).

He teaches courses in poetics and writing at School of Visual Arts, Parsons, and Pratt Institute, all in NY/USA, and holds a PhD in English from SUNY-Buffalo, NY/USA. From 2011–2013 he served as archive manager for the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.