Since the 1970s, poet, essayist, theorist, and scholar Charles Bernstein has published dozens of books, including poetry and essay collections, pamphlets, translations, collaborations, and libretti. He has collaborated with painters Susan Bee, Mimi Gross, Amy Sillman, Francie Shaw, and Richard Tuttle on several artist's books and projects. In 2001, he curated Poetry Plastique, with Jay Sanders, a show of visual and sculptural poetry at the Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York. He has writtern libretti for Ben Yarmolinsky, Anne LeBarron, Dean Drummond, and Feryneyhough. His poetry has been widely anthologized and translated, and it has appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals.