Brett Rutherford

is author of 20 books of poetry full of autumn, gods, monsters, perverse wishes, and rebellion. Most notable are Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems and Anniversarius: The Book of Autumn. He has edited five anthologies of supernatural poetry, published two novels, and composes neo-Romantic music. He lives in a hive of computers and Chinese pottery in Pittsburgh, PA. His play about H.P. Lovecraft, Night Gaunts, has been performed in Providence, Boston, and in Germany.

The five poems which appear in the Autumn 2020 issue are excerpted from his new book Fatal Birds of the Soul

Since 1971 he has run The Poets’ Press, where his works and workings may be seen.