National Poetry Month Spotlight: B.C. Edwards

Welcome to National Poetry Month, 2016! We’re celebrating all month long. Each day we will bring you a poem we love–a selection from one of our published or forthcoming collections.

Today’s featured poet is B.C. Edwards, author of From the Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes: Adapted Poems.
From the  Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes
No. 31.
A cure for Giddiness.
As much as will stand
as much as you are
know that we are
so very disappointed in you
carterBWB.C. Edwards is the author of two books, The Aversive Clause and From The Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes both released from Black Lawrence Press. His work has appeared in for Mathematics Magazine, Hobart, The New York Times, and others. He was awarded the 2011 Hudson Prize for fiction and is a 2014 Poetry Fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts. Edwards currently serves on the board of the Poetry Society of New York and is the Director of Programming at the Bowery Poetry Club. He attended the graduate writing program at The New School in New York and lives in Brooklyn with his husband.