Paul Dutton is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, essayist, and oral sound artist. Since 1967, his artistic focus has been the creation of works that fuse the literary and musical impulses. He is the author of six books and has issued five sound recordings. A member of the legendary Four Horsemen poetry performance quartet (1970–1988) and the free-improvisation trio CCMC (1989 to the present), he has performed at poetry and music festivals in Canada, Venezuela, Germany, France, and the United States. His latest book, Sonosyntactics (Wilfred Laurier University), collects fortyfive years of diverse and inventive work, from lyrics, prose poems, and visual work, to performance texts and scores.