poems

Stephen Collington

Stephen Collington studied English and East Asian studies at the University of Toronto and comparative literature and culture at the University of Tokyo. He has published essays in two previous issues of Able Muse (volumes 7 and 10), and in recent years he has served as a moderator for Able Muse’s online poetry workshop Eratosphere. Samples of his poetry and other writing may be found online through the good offices of such publications as 14 by 14, Soundzine and The Flea.

 

Philip Morre

Philip Morre lives and works in Venice, Italy. He has recently published After Fra Angelico e altre poesie (La Spina, Galliera Veneta, 2009: pamphlet, parallel text English/Italian), and Here’s to the Home Country (Rack Press, Wales, 2010: pamphlet).

 

 

Emily Leithauser

Emily Leithauser is a graduate of Boston University’s M.F.A. program. Her poems have recently appeared in Measure and Unsplendid, and a Baudelaire translation of hers was published in Literary Imagination. While in Boston, she worked as an editorial assistant to the poetry editor at The Atlantic. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is a Ph.D. student in English at Emory University. She studies late 19th and early 20th century poetry.

 

 

Joanna Pearson

Joanna Pearson’s poetry has appeared recently in Best New Poets 2010, Blackbird, The New Criterion, River Styx, Tar River Poetry, and elsewhere.  She recently completed both her MD and her M.F.A. at the Johns Hopkins University, and is now in the midst of her residency training as a physician at Johns Hopkins.  She lives in Baltimore with her husband, Matthew.

 

 

Nicholas Friedman

Nicholas Friedman’s poetry has appeared in several journals in the U.S., England, and Ireland. Newer work has appeared or is forthcoming in PN Review, American Arts Quarterly, The Sewanee Theological Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, and elsewhere. A life-long resident of Upstate New York, he works as assistant editor of EPOCH Magazine.

 

 

John Drury

John Drury is the author of Burning the Aspern Papers and The Disappearing Town, both published by Miami University Press. His new collection of poems, The Refugee Camp, is forthcoming from Turning Point Books in Fall 2011. He has also written The Poetry Dictionary and Creating Poetry, both published by Writer’s Digest Books. His awards include a Pushcart Prize, two Ohio Arts Council grants, an Ingram Merrill Foundation fellowship, and the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review.

 

David Alpaugh

David Alpaugh has lived in California for 45 years but has yet to lose his New Jersey accent. His collection, Counterpoint, won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize from Story Line Press. He has been a finalist for Poet Laureate of California. His poems have appeared in Evergreen Review, The Formalist, The Hypertexts, Light, Raintown Review, Poetry, and many other journals.

 

Steven Winn

Steven Winn’s work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, Colorado Review, Florida Review, Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, ZYZZYVA and elsewhere. He is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and spent 28 years as a critic of arts and culture at the San Francisco Chronicle.

 

 

Heather Hallberg Yanda

Heather Hallberg Yanda teaches in the English Department at Alfred University in the hills of upstate New York. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Sojourners, The White Pelican Review, and The Yale Journal of Medical Humanities among others. Her first collection of poems, The Neighbors’ Beautiful Daughters, is currently looking for a publisher.

 

 

Trina L. Drota

Trina L. Drotar, a San Francisco native currently residing in Sacramento, comes to poetry through prose, art, music, and design. She is working on a collection of prose and poetry, Night Garden, for her MA thesis. She is the current editor of Poetry Now and former editor of Calaveras Station. Her work has appeared on Medusa’s Kitchen and Ophidian, and in WTF, Word Riot, Rattle, and Brevities.

 

 

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