Don Riggs teaches writing in the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA, in which city he had studied writing poetry under Toby Olson and Rachel Blau Duplessis alongside many of the New Philadelphia Post Language Poets. He had previously studied Southern lyricism under James Seay in Chapel Hill, NC.
Leonard Gontarek’s books of poems include, He Looked Beyond My Faults and Saw My Needs, Déjà vu Diner, and Zen For Beginners. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Field, Verse, Fence, Handsome, The Awl, and The Best American Poetry. He was the 2011 Philadelphia Literary Death Match Champion. He is a foremost translator […]