Sarah Rose Nordgren

Sarah Rose Nordgren is a poet, teacher, and multiform text artist. Her two books of poetry are Best Bones (2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and Darwin’s Mother, which is recently released from University of Pittsburgh Press (November 2017). Her poems and essays appear widely in periodicals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The […]

Peter Mishler

Peter Mishler is the author of Fludde (Sarabande Books), chosen by Dean Young as winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. The book was a selection for The Rumpus Poetry Book Club and was called “must-read poetry” by The Millions. Poems from Fludde have appeared at Conjunctions, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets, Gulf Coast, diode, The Literary Review, and The Winter Anthology. Mishler is the recipient of fellowships […]

Natasha Ria El-Scari

Natasha Ria El-Scari is a poet, performer, writer, Cave Canem fellow, 2016 Ragdale Residency recipient and educator for over a decade. Her poetry, academic papers, and personal essays have been published in anthologies, literary and online journals.  She has opened for and introduced many great writers, singers and activists, and has been featured at a […]

Quenton Baker

Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is anti-blackness and the afterlife of slavery. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, Pinwheel, The James Franco Review, and Cura. He is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of the 2016 James W. Ray Venture Project award and the […]

Michael Broder

Michael Broder is the author of This Life Now (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. He is the founding publisher and managing editor of Indolent Books  a small nonprofit poetry press in Brooklyn, championing underrepresented voices writing innovative, provocative, and risky poetry addressing racial, social, and economic justice […]

Christian Bök

Christian Bök is the author of Eunoia (2001), a bestselling work of experimental literature, which has gone on to win the Griffin Prize for Poetic Excellence. Bök is currently working on The Xenotext — a project that requires him to encipher a poem into the genome of a bacterium capable of surviving in any inhospitable […]

Bridget Talone

Bridget Talone is a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Bridget is the author of the chapbooks In the Valley Made Personal (Small Anchor) and Sous Les Yeux (Catenary Press)

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Jessica Baran

Jessica Baran is a poet, curator, critic and Associate Director of Curatorial and Program Development at Barrett Barrera Projects and projects+gallery. The author of three poetry collections – most recently “Common Sense” (Lost Roads Press, 2016) –  she is the former art writer for the Riverfront Times(2008-2012), Assistant Director of White Flag Projects (2008-2011), and Director of fort […]

Katy Didden

Katy Didden’s first book, The Glacier’s Wake, won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize from Pleiades Press. The poems in The Glacier’s Wake invoke the large-scale tectonics of the natural world (craters, volcanoes, glaciers, and waterfalls).  In many poems, the speakers are preoccupied with contemporary environmentalism, and often confront the contrary impulses of consumerism and conservation. In her […]

Bridget Lowe

Bridget Lowe is the author of At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinksy (Carnegie Mellon University Press) and her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Best American Poetry, Parnassus, and elsewhere. A recipient of the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, a “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize, and fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference […]