Frances Richard is the author of See Through (Four Way Books, 2003), the chapbooks Anarch (Woodland Editions, 2008) and Shaved Code (Portable Press, 2008); a new volume of poems, The Phonemes, is forthcoming from Les Figues Press in 2011. In 2005, with Sina Najafi and Jeffrey Kastner, she co-curated the exhibition Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates"; a study of Matta-Clark’s language-use, currently in progress, has been supported by the Arts Writers’ grant from the Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital, and a Study Centre fellowship at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. She writes frequently about contemporary art, teaches at Barnard College and the Rhode Island School of Design, and lives in Brooklyn.