Christian Bök

Toronto sound poet Bök is best known for holding the world record of the fastest rendition of Kurt Schwitters' "Ursonate". He performed this double-speed live on WFMU Radio, New York, where he also performed other compositions derived from made-up languages used for Canadian science fiction shows.

Recent publications:

Pataphysics : The Poetics of an Imanginary Science (Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies), 2002

Eunoia. Coach House Books, 2001

Crystallography. Coach House Books, 1994