Bob Holman

Featured in a Henry Louis Gates, Jr. profile in The New Yorker, crowned “Ringmaster of the Spoken Word” by the New York Daily News, Bob Holman has performed his poems with a punk band in Kiev, a griot in Timbuktu, a ballet company in San Francisco. As the original Slam Master of the Nuyorican Poets […]

Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander, a writer and translator with degrees in geology and literature, was born in the Mojave Desert, grew up in Virginia, and taught at Harvard and, for many years, Brown University. Among Gander’s most recent books are Be With, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, the novel The Trace, and Eiko & Koma. Gander’s […]

Andre Bagoo

Andre Bagoo is a Trinidadian poet and writer, author of Trick Vessels (2012), BURN (2015), Pitch Lake (2017) and The City of Dreadful Night (2018). Their poetry has appeared in Almost Island, Boston Review, Cincinnati Review, St Petersburg Review, Poetry, and The Poetry Review. 

Hoàng Hưng

Born in 1942 into an intellectual family with Western influence. Teacher of literature in high school since 1965. Journalist since 1973. Imprisoned for 39 months (1982-1985) for keeping poems in manuscript considered “anti-revolutionary”. After the “Renewal Policy” of the Communist Party of Vietnam (1986-1987), resumed journalist job and publishing poetry & translation, poems of prison […]

Nate Klug

Nate Klug is the author of Rude Woods, a modern translation of Virgil’s Eclogues (The Song Cave, 2013), and Anyone, a book of poems (The University of Chicago Press, 2015). His writing has been supported by fellowships from the James Merrill House, the MacDowell Colony, and the Poetry Foundation. He works as a Congregationalist minister […]

Paul Genega

Paul Genega is the author of six full-length collections of poetry and five chapbooks. His latest, Sculling on the Lethe, was published by Salmon Poetry, Ireland, in 2018 and was a Finalist for the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize. Moordener Kill, a chapbook of recent work, will be published by Finishing Line Press this year. […]

Genevieve Kaplan

Genevieve Kaplan is the author of In the ice house (Red Hen Press), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s poetry publication prize, and three chapbooks: In an aviary (Grey Book Press, 2016); travelogue (Dancing Girl, 2016); and settings for these scenes (Convulsive Editions, 2013), a chapbook of continual erasures. Her recent work […]

George David Clark

George David Clark was born in Savannah and raised in Chattanooga and Little Rock. He now lives in Washington, PA with his wife, Elisabeth, and their four young children. The author of Reveille (winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press), David’s recent poems can be found or are forthcoming […]

Jeffrey Yang

Jeffrey Yang is the author of three poetry collections Hey, Marfa; Vanishing-Line; and An Aquarium. He is the translator of Bei Dao’s autobiography City Gate, Open Up, Liu Xiaobo’s June Fourth Elegies, Ahtmajan Osman’s Uyghurland, the Farthest Exile, and Su Shi’s East Slope. He is also the editor of The Sea Is a Continual Miracle: […]

Vahni Capildeo

Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian Scottish writer inspired by other voices, ranging from live Caribbean connexions and an Indian diaspora background to the landscapes where Capildeo travels and lives. Their poetry (seven books and four pamphlets) includes Measures of Expatriation, awarded the Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2016. Following a DPhil in Old Norse literature, Capildeo […]