Sampson Starkweather is the author of PAIN: The Board Game (Third Man Books, 2016) and The First Four Books of Sampson Starkweather (Birds, LLC, 2013). He is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press. He is also the author of nine chapbooks, most recently Until the Joy of Death Hits, a website chapbook of pop/love audio-visual GIF poems from Spork Press, and Flux Capacitor, a collaborative audio poetry album from Black Cake Records. He works for the Center for the Humanities at the City University of New York Graduate Center where he helps promote Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.