Brenda Iijima’s involvements occur at the often unnamable conjunctions and mutations of poetry, ecological inquiry, research movement, visual art, animal studies and subsumed histories. She is the author of six fulllength collections of poetry including Early Linoleum and If Not Metamorphic as well as numerous chapbooks and artist’s books. She is the editor of the eco language reader and editor of Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs. She has taught at The Cooper Union and Naropa University.