(NOS) / Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified

Aby Kaupang and Matthew Cooperman

NOS is a collaborative poem written by Aby Kaupang and Matthew Cooperman.

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Aby Kaupang, author of Little “g” God Grows Tired of Me (SpringGun Press, 2013), Absence is Such a Transparent House (Tebot Bach, 2011) and Scenic Fences | Houses Innumerable (Scantily Clad Press, 2008), has had poems appear in FENCE, Best New Poets, Word For/Word, La Petite Zine, Dusie, Verse, Denver Quarterly, The Laurel Review, Parthenon West, Parcel, Aufgabe, 14 Hills, Interim, Caketrain, Shampoo & others. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a master’s in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University.

Matthew Cooperman is the author of Imago for a Fallen World (Jaded Ibis, 2013), Still: of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move (Counterpath Press, 2011), DaZE (Salt Publishing Ltd, 2006) and A Sacrificial Zinc (Pleiades/LSU, 2001), winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize, as well as three chapbooks, Still: (to be) Perpetual (dove | tail, 2007), Words About James (phylum press, 2005) and Surge (Kent State University Press, 1999). A founding editor of Quarter After Eight, and current poetry editor of Colorado Review, he teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where he lives with the poet Aby Kaupang and his two children. More information can be found at www.matthewcooperman.com.