Marc Nasdor is a poet and musician; a native of Baltimore who has lived in New York City since 1980. In the 1980s and 1990s he co-produced international literary festivals with The Committee for International Poetry, was Program Director at Poets House and the Gas Station. He has also spent more than 25 years involved with the Hungarian arts scene in the US and in Hungary. His most recent book of poems is Sonnetailia, published by Roof Books in 2007.
After a 14-year hiatus from literary activities, Roof Books published Sonnetailia in 2007. His current manuscript is Insurgentes / Avenues. In addition to his literary activities, Nasdor (a/k/a Poodlecannon) is well known as a world music DJ in New York City. He has also DJ’d in Budapest and Pécs (Hungary), Nantes (France), Mexico City and Mérida (Yucatan).
“Nasdor is a poet of compactness, compressed excess, & to my own eye these pieces work best the more crowded they feel, which in general is quite a bit.” – Ron Silliman