|Louis Armand is a Prague-based writer and visual artist, whose literary & critical writings have been widely published in journals such as Ctheory, Triquarterly & Culture Machine. His recent books include Literate Technologies (2005), Event States: Discourse, Time, Mediality (2007),
Solicitations: Essays on Criticism & Culture (2005); and Incendiary Devices: Discourses of the Other (2006). He is also the editor of Contemporary Poetics published by Northwestern University Press in 2007.
As a poet, Armandís work has been described by Miroslav Holub as luminous with verbal innovation and critical insight. His fiction and poetry have been widely published in the US, Australia and UK, and have been translated into Czech, French, Italian, Dutch, Japanese and Irish. In 2004 he founded the Prague International Poetry Festival. He presently directs the Centre for Critical & Cultural Theory in the Philosophy Faculty of Prague's Charles University.