klipschutz reading in the Gartland Pit, 1985
Photo: Jeanne Hansen


“in a fine frenzy rolling,
imagination bodies forth
and gives to airy nothing
a local habitation and a name.”

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Four by Two is a paper and ink quarterly, founded in 2014, printed on a single sheet bent five times and glued or stapled to post consumer waste. Conceived long distance by klipschutz (San Francisco), who serves as house poet, and Jeremy Gaulke (Smithsburg, MD), designer, illustrator, and printer. (Gaulke also created this site.)

klipschutz (pen name of Kurt Lipschutz) is a poet, songwriter, editor, and  occasional literary journalist. He has been based in San Francisco since 1980. Currently, he is part of the team transforming Temple Beautiful into a theatrical  musical.