Zoe Darsee & Elise Houcek


ZOE DARESEE is a poet, translator, publisher and teacher based in Berlin. Together with Nat Marcus, they are the co-founder of TABLOID press, a publishing initiative grounded in the poetics of the local. They are the author of BELL LOGIC (Spiral Editions, 2022) and Anzündkind (Creative Writing Department, 2023). A short story, Efflorescence in Stucco (2023), is recently out from Earthbound Press. Their translations of poet Mara Genschel are forthcoming.

ELISE HOUCEK is a writer, artist, and teacher. She is the author of TRACTATUS (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021) and The Leafs (Creative Writing Department, 2022). Recent writing has appeared in Keith LLC, APARTMENT Poetry, NOMATERIALISM, and DIAGRAM.