CAConrad’s 9th book is titled While Standing in Line for Death (Wave, 2017). Among their other titles is The Book of Frank (Wave, 2010), which is now available in 9 different languages. They have received fellowships from Pew, Lannan, Banff and RADAR, and their book ECODEVIANCE (Wave, 2014) won the 2015 Believer Magazine Book Award. Publishers Weekly says, “Conrad consistently surprises, and few, if any, American poets are doing more visionary, disorienting, and wonderful work today.” For information on their books and films, visit them online at

‘Camisado’ is one of 108 poems resulting from the Resurrect Extinct Vibration ritual, published here.

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