Ariana Reines is a poet, Obie-winning playwright, & performing artist. Her books include a Sand Book (Tin House: 2019), The Play Telephone (Wonder 2018), The Origin of the World (Semiotext(e) for the Whitney biennial 2014), Mercury (Fence 2011), Coeur de Lion (Mal-o-mar 2007, fence 2011), and the cow (Alberta prize, Fence 2006).
fivehundred places is an independent publication founded in 2012 by Jason Dodge. With a single printing of 500 copies, each book will find itself in one of 500 places. On the cover of each book is a dead scissor by Paul Elliman.