The Katechon

Michael Cross

The Katechon was printed on Somerset paper from photopolymer plates using a Vandercook 4 letterpress and handbound in a case-binding structure with Iris bookcloth. It is 7.75″ X 7.75″ in an edition of 70.

Michael Cross is the author of In Felt Treeling (Chax, 2008) and Haecceities (Cuneiform Press, 2010) and editor of Compline and On: Contemporary Practice (w/ Thom Donovan). Other projects include Involuntary Vision: after Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Avenue B, 2003), Building is a process / Light is an element: Essays and Excursions for Myung Mi Kim (w/ Andrew Rippeon, Queue Books, 2008), and a forthcoming edition of the George Oppen Memorial Lectures. He is currently rewriting a dissertation on Louis Zukofsky, and continuing work on a short monograph on the work of Leslie Scalapino. He lives in Oakland where he studies 21st century poetry and blogs at

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