Born in USA, Fortner Anderson imigrated in Quebec in 1976. Fortner Anderson’s poems are found on several CD compilations (see www.wiredonwords.com), and have been published in Poetry Nation (Vehicule Press, 1998) and the Short Fuse anthology (Rattapallax, 2002). His own CD |“sometimes I think” appeared in 2000 (WOW). Recent performance venues have included the Banff Centre (Alberta), Cabaret (Montréal), the Rivoli (Toronto), St-Mark’s Church (New York), and Genoa, Italy where he opened the 8th edition of the Genoa International Poetry Festival. His new CD recording project, Six Silk Purses will appear in the spring of 2004.