Marc Vincenz

Contributor, Guest Editor and Contest Judge

Marc Vincenz reads “Unfathomable Mammals”, first published in PIF Magazine and reprinted in October Babies:

Marc Vincenz was born in Hong Kong during the height of the Cultural Revolution to Swiss-British parents. His poems and translations have appeared extensively online and in print, including Washington Square Review, The Bitter Oleander, Canary, Exquisite Corpse, Crab Creek Review, Tears in the Fence, Nth Position, Guernica, The Potomac, Spillway Review and Poetry Salzburg Review. Recent books include: The Propaganda Factory, or Speaking of Trees (Argotist, 2011/re-release Spuyten Duyvil, 2013) and Pull of the Gravitons (Right Hand Pointing, 2012).

Secret Letter, Vincenz’s translation of Swiss poet, Erika Burkart’s poetry collection Geheimbrief, is forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press in 2013. His translation of Werner Lutz’s Kissing Nests is forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil (2012). An English-German bi-lingual collection of his poems Additional Breathing Exercises / Zusätzliche Atemübungen is to be released by Wolfbach, Zurich (2013).

Vincenz is Editor-in-Chief of Mad Hatters’ Review and MadHat Press, and divides his time between Reykjavik, Zurich and New York City.


  • Issue #10 (February 2010): Hunchback Rat of the Red Star Hotel  [Read]
  • Cha “The Past” Poetry Contest: Judge [information]
  • Issue #20 (March 2013): Guest Poetry Editor  [Read]
  • Issue #29 (August/September 2015) Guest Poetry Editor [forthcoming]