Neil Hennessy is a "pataphysician, poet, new media and performance artist who
graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor's of Mathematics in
Computer Science and English Literature. His poetry has been published in Canadian
poetry journals, and his critical work has appeared in Open Letter and OBJECT.
In 2001 he participated in the Sifted group exhibit at Vancouver's ARTSPEAK
gallery with a multi-media installation of an urban poetry project 'Ten Toronto
Sonnets'. He has played a minor role as Literary Editor with the Queen's Street
Quarterly since 2000. Currently, he makes up one third of the The Prize Budget
for Boys collective, who have performed their Spectacular Vernacular Revue in
cities across North America.
- "Einstein's Brain is Pickled in Kansas: A Discussion of Film with William
S. Burroughs and Friends." Calling the Toads: A William Burroughs
Compendium (Louisville: the literary renaissance, 1998)
- "oldbp" & "puddle." Y2OK: Coach House Books Year
in Review. (Toronto: Coach House Books, 2000)
- "Ten Toronto Sonnets." SIFTED: Online Reading. (Vancouver: