Tom La Farge has published two novels and a collection of tales. His latest novel, The Broken House, will appear from Spuyten Duyvil in 2015. He is compiling a manual of constrained-writing practices in a pamphlet series, 13 Writhing Machines (www.proteotypes.org); three have come out and another is under construction. His Life & Conversation of Animals, cut-up texts, came out in Proteotypes’ Libellulæ series. He translated Oulipian Michèle Métail’s “Compléments de noms 1972–2012” for Words Without Borders, 12/2013. With Wendy Walker he cofounded The Writhing Society, a constrained-writing salon in Brooklyn. He is managing editor of Proteotypes.
Rimbaud wrote "Le bateau ivre" when he was sixteen.