Ariana Reines is the author of The Cow (Alberta Prize, FenceBooks 2006) and Coeur de Lion (Mal-O-Mar 2007). Two volumes of translation will appear in 2009: My Heart Laid Bare by Charles Baudelaire, for Mal-O-Mar, and a collection of documents by Swiss prostitute and anarchist Griselidis Real, for Semiotext(e). She is working on a play, TELEPHONE, with The Foundry Theatre, derived from The Telephone Book by Avital Ronell. TELEPHONE will run February 12-28 at The Ohio Theatre in New York. In Spring 2009, Ariana will teach a class at UC Berkeley as Holloway Lecturer in Poetry.