Susan McLean

Susan McLean is an English professor at Southwest Minnesota State University. Her poems have appeared in Measure, Mezzo Cammin, First Things, The Lyric, and elsewhere. In 2009 she won the Richard Wilbur Award for her first poetry book, The Best Disguise. “In Arcadia” was inspired by a family trip to Sarasota, Florida, to celebrate her parents’ sixtieth wedding anniversary.



Susan Cohen

Susan Cohen is the author of Throat Singing (Cherry Grove Collections; 2012). Her most recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Greensboro Review, Nimrod, Southern Humanities Review, and Valparaiso Poetry Review, as well as several anthologies. In 2011, she won the Rita Dove Poetry Award, the Anderbo Poetry Prize, an Atlanta Review International Publication Prize, and was a finalist for both the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize and the Rumi Prize for Poetry.


Annabelle Moseley

Annabelle Moseley authored The Clock of the Long Now, published in 2012 by David Robert Books, which made The Poetry Foundation’s Bestseller List for Contemporary Poetry in July 2012. Moseley’s chapbooks include: The Fish Has Swallowed Earth (Aldrich Publishing, 2012) and The Divine Tour (Finishing Line Press, 2012). Walt Whitman Birthplace Writer-in-Residence, 2009-2010, Moseley edits String Poet, the journal of poetry and music, and hosts The NY Times-featured String Poet Series. Lecturer at St.