Peter Cole

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1957, Peter Cole is the author of five books of poems—most recently Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations (FSG, 2017)—and many volumes of translation from Hebrew and Arabic, medieval and modern.  Praised for his “prosodic mastery” and “keen moral intelligence” (The American Poet), and for the “rigor, vigor, joy, […]

Mark Nowak

Mark Nowak is the author of Revenants, Shut Up Shut Down (a New York Times Editor’s Choice”), Coal Mountain Elementary (which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool”), and Social Poetics (forthcoming), all from Coffee House Press. He is a Guggenheim fellow (2010), a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015), and recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and […]

Sharon Mesmer

Sharon Mesmer’s most recent poetry collection, Greetings From My Girlie Place (Bloof Books) was voted one of Entropy’s “Best of 2015.” Her other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo, 2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose, 2008), and Half Angel, Half Lunch(Hard Press, 1998). A chapbook, Vertigo Seeks Affinities, was published by Belladonna in 2006. Four […]

Asiya Korepanova

Asiya Korepanova is a Boston-based Russian award-winning pianist, transcriber, artist, poet, entrepreneur, and composer. Asiya is passionate about the interdisciplinary connections between music and other arts, which led her to create projects where she expresses herself through different mediums at the same time. She is the founder and artistic director of the annual chamber music festival […]

Storme Webber

Storme Webber is a Two Spirit Sugpiaq/Black/Choctaw poet and interdisciplinary artist. Her work is cross genre, incorporating text, performance, audio and altar installation, archival photographs and collaboration in order to engage with ideas of history, lineage, gender, race and sexuality. Her practice explores liminal identities, survivance and decolonization, and does so in a blues-based experimental […]

Santee Frazier

A member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Santee Frazier earned a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Syracuse University. His collection of poems, Dark Thirty (2009), was published in the Sun Tracks series of the University of Arizona Press. Frazier’s honors include a Fall 2009 Lannan Residency Fellowship […]

Lamis Saidi

Lamis Saidi (born on 4 September 1981) is an Algerian poet and translator. In 2004, she graduated as a computer science engineer from the university of sciences and technology in Algiers. Adding to Arabic, she is fluent in French, English and Spanish. She has published three poetry books (As usual, I forgot my suitcase / […]

Christine Kitano

Christine Kitano is the author of the poetry collections Sky Country (BOA Editions, 2017) and Birds of Paradise (Lynx House, 2011), and co-author of the oral history collection Who You: The Issei (JCCH / University of Hawaii Press, 2018). She teaches at Ithaca College and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Recent work is […]

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s most recent book of poetry is The New Nudity (Saturnalia Books, 2017). Her previous books include Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, […]

Emily Schuck

Emily Schuck is an editor-in-chief of Foothill Poetry. She is a PhD student in English at Claremont Graduate University and teaches writing at University of La Verne.   Directed by students at Claremont Graduate University, Foothill Poetry is an annual print and online poetry journal that features the work of poets enrolled in graduate programs around […]