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A.E. Stallings

A.E. Stallings is an American poet and translator who has lived in Athens (Greece) since 1999. Her most recent collection is Like from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and her most recent verse translation is of Hesiod’s Works and Days for Penguin Classics. Her translation (illustrated!) of the pseudo-Homeric The Battle between the Frogs and the Mice: A Tiny Homeric Epic has just been published by Paul Dry Books.
 Of Tim Murphy, Stallings writes:

 

Timothy Steele

Timothy Steele is the author of several collections of verse, including Sapphics Against Anger and Other Poems and Toward the Winter Solstice. He has also published two books about literary history, Missing Measures and All the Fun’s in How You Say a Thing, and has edited The Poems of J.V. Cunningham.
 Of Tim Murphy, Steele writes:

 

Wendy Videlock

Wendy Videlock is a writer and painter living on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Hudson Review, Poetry, the New York Times, American Life in Poetry, and is upcoming in Here (Copper Canyon Press), an anthology with an introduction by the Dalai Lama. Her books—Nevertheless, Slingshots and Love Plums, and The Dark Gnu and Other Poems—are available from Able Muse Press, and her chapbook, What’s That Supposed to Mean, from EXOT Books.

 

 

Tony Whedon

Tony Whedon is the author of a poetry chapbook, three books of poetry and two essay collections. His poems, essays and fiction appear in Harpers, American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, Sewanee Review, Ploughshares, and over a hundred other literary magazines. Whedon is a working trombone player and the leader of the poetry/jazz ensemble PoJazz.

 

 

James Matthew Wilson

James Matthew Wilson has published nine books, including, most recently, The River of the Immaculate Conception (Wiseblood, 2019) and The Hanging God (Angelico, 2018). He serves as poetry editor of Modern Age magazine, as editor of Colosseum Books, and as director of the Colosseum Institute. He is associate professor of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions at Villanova University.

 

 

Travis Biddick

A CPA, poet, and critic, Travis Biddick lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and daughters. His poetry and criticism has been published in the Rotary Dial, Ruminate Magazine, Dappled Things, and other journals.

 

 

Brooke Clark

Brooke Clark edits the epigrams website the Asses of Parnassus. His work has appeared in journals in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada, including Arion,Literary Imagination, the Walrus, the Rotary Dial, the Tangerine, the Literateur, Light, and Partisan, among others.

 

 

Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett is the author of ten full-length collections of poetry and more than thirty poetry chapbooks. His most recent book is Just Another Day in Just Our Town: Poems New and Selected, 2000-2016 (Orchises Press, 2017). His most recent chapbook is A Man Rode Into Town (FootHills Publishing, 2018). He taught English, American Literature, and Creative Writing, and directed the Visiting Writers Series at Wells College from 1973 until his retirement in 2014. He and is now Emeritus Professor of English.

 

 

John Beaton

John Beaton writes and recites metrical poetry. His forthcoming poetry collection is Leaving Camustianavaig (Word Galaxy Press, 2020). His work has been widely published and has won numerous awards. For almost four years he was a moderator of the Deep End forum at Eratosphere, Able Muse’s online literary workshop. In that role, he succeeded Alan Sullivan, Tim Murphy’s late partner, and developed a strong friendship with Tim.

 

Amy Bagan

Amy Bagan has worked in book and magazine publishing (Godine, Columbia University Press, the Paris Review, SUN Press, Newsweek, Piano & Keyboard) and as a teacher of English Composition at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Her poems have been awarded the Grolier Poetry Prize, the Montalvo Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets University Prize, and finalist for the 2016 James Hearst Poetry Prize. Her manuscript, Sand-Blind, was selected as a National Poetry Series finalist.

 

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