Jim Trainer is a poet, publisher, writer and performer.  He blogs weekly at Going For The Throat and writes a monthly column for Into The Void magazine.  As a proponent of personal journalism Trainer reports on the inner life while writing about recovery, mental health and the creative process. 

Trainer publishes one letterpressed and perfectly bound-by-hand collection of poetry every year through Yellow Lark Press.  KEEP BLEEDING IN THE ANNO FINEM is his 7th and an anthology of the 10 years he’s spent writing at Going For The Throat.  Trainer is the progenitor of Stand Up Tragedy and performs regularly throughout the United States.

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