Th. Metzger

Called “the Poet Laureate of the Burnt Over District,” Th. Metzger has been working the Maximum Weirdness turf for 40 years. He’s published eight novels (five under the name Leander Watts), a book length science fiction novel in the form of a 100 poems, and three works of narrative nonfiction (the electric chair, heroin, Mormons.) The range of his work may be appreciated at his website and in his Wikipedia entry.