Tony Lopez was born in 1950 of Hispanic/Scots origin and grew up in Brixton, South London. His books include False Memory (2003) and Meaning Performance: Essays on Poetry (2006). He teaches at the University of Plymouth, where he was appointed Professor of Poetry in 2000.
Tony Lopez: DATA SHADOW
Consisting of a preface and five sequences of ten
14-liners, stripped from medical, economic and political contexts and
sutured into apparent syntactic continuity, Data
Shadow has since been collected in Tony Lopez's False Memory (Salt Publishing, 2003), the
larger project of which it is part.
"In any one of these
stanzas language emits the toxic glow of an intertextuality for which a
functioning media awareness is its sufficient context.... From the start
this writing anticipates the post-modern as a future condition of the
2000, 1-874400-17-2, 64pp, OUT OF PRINT