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Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson was born in Griffin, Georgia, and raised in nearby Macon. His work appears widely, in periodicals such as First Things, Five Points, the Hopkins Review, the New Criterion, the Sewanee Review, and the Yale Review. His first book, The Stranger World, was awarded the 2017 Donald Justice Poetry Prize and was published in hardcover by Measure Press in June of 2017.

 

Frederick Wilbur

Frederick Wilbur was brought up and still lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. He relies on imagery derived from the natural landscape and country life to explore human relationships. He has been an architectural woodcarver for thirty-five years and has written numerous articles and three books on the subject. He has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Vermont.

 

Tatiana Forero Puerta

Tatiana Forero Puerta is from Bogotá, Colombia. Her work has appeared in Hawaii Pacific Review, Moon City Review Anthology, Juked, Acenots Review, and elsewhere. Tatiana has been nominated for Best of the Net Anthology, and was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 2017. She holds a dual BA in philosophy and comparative religion from Stanford University and an interdisciplinary MA from New York University. Tatiana lives and teaches in NY.

 

 

Aaron Poochigian

Aaron Poochigian earned a PhD in Classics from the University of Minnesota and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University. His books of translation, both from Penguin Classics, are Sappho, Stung With Love (2009), and Apollonius’ Jason and the Argonauts (2014). He was awarded a 2010–2011 grant by the National Endowment for the Arts. His books of original poetry, both from Able Muse Press, are The Cosmic Purr (2012); and the winner of the 2016 Able Muse Book Award, Manhattanite (summer 2017). His thriller in verse, Mr.

 

Mark Jarman

Mark Jarman’s latest collections of poetry are The Heronry and Bone Fires: New and Selected Poems, both from Sarabande Books. He has also published two books of essays about poetry, The Secret of Poetry (Story Line Press) and Body and Soul: Essays on Poetry (University of Michigan Press). Awards for his poetry include the Balcones Prize, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Poets’ Prize, and the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and the recipient of grants in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

William Conelly

William Conelly enlisted in the Air Force before determining his potential as a writer was greater than as a pilot or engineer. He resigned subsequently, and took both BA and MA Degrees at UC Santa Barbara under the distinguished American poet Edgar Bowers. A post-grad meander through transport and financial services, sales and commercial writing, and Conelly returned to academia, serving in both America and the UK as an associate professor, tutor and seminar leader in English studies.

 

Terese Coe

Terese Coe’s poems and translations have appeared in Able Muse, Alaska Quarterly Review, the Cincinnati Review, New American Writing, Ploughshares, Poetry, Threepenny Review, Agenda, the Moth, New Walk Magazine, New Writing Scotland, Poetry Review, the TLS, the Stinging Fly, and many other international publications. Her poem “More,” heli-dropped across London in the 2012 London Olympics Rain of Poems, is in her latest collection, Shot Silk, from Kelsay Books.

 

 

Roy Bentley

Roy Bentley is the author of Starlight Taxi (Lynx House Press), which won the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize. Books include The Trouble with a Short Horse in Montana (White Pine Press), which was the winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, Any One Man (Bottom Dog), and Boy in a Boat (University of Alabama), which won the University of Alabama Press Poetry Series.

 

Lee Harlin Bahan

Lee Harlin Bahan earned her MFA at Indiana University-Bloomington. Her thesis, Migration Solo, won the first Indiana Poetry Chapbook Contest. Her second chapbook, Notes to Sing, was published by Finishing Line Press.

 

Catharine Savage Brosman

Catharine Savage Brosman is Professor Emerita of French at Tulane University and Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield. Her latest books are Southwestern Women Writers and the Vision of Goodness (McFarland, 2016) and Music from the Lake (Chronicles Press, 2017), a collection of essays. She is currently at work on a study of poetry, for which she and a collaborator have a contract with the University Press of Mississippi.

 

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