Richard Tayson’s first book of poems, The Apprentice of Fever, won the Wick Poetry Prize. Other awards include a Pushcart Prize and Prarie Schooner‘s Bernice Slote Award. His work appears in Paris Review, Kenyon Review and the anthologies, The World in Us and American Poetry: Next Generation.
Tim Suermondt’s poems have appeared in many magazines, including Poetry, Southern Poetry Review, Indiana Review, River Styx, Northeast Corridor, The Cortland Review, Barrow Street, and Graffitti Rag. He is the author of the chapbook, The Dangerous Women with Their Cellos (1998). He is a Headhunter of stockbrokers and lives in Jamaica, Queens.
Ruth Stone’s most recent collection, Ordinary Words (Paris Press), won the 1999 National Book Critics Circle Award. She teaches Creative Writing at SUNY Binghamton.
Maureen Seaton has authored numerous poetry collections, both solo and collaborative— most recently, with Denise Duhamel, Caprice: Collaborations: Collected, Uncollected, and New (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015). Her awards include the Iowa Poetry Prize, Lambda Literary Award, the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award, the Society of Midland Authors Award, and an NEA Fellowship. Her work has […]
Karen Skolfield is a Pennsylvania native who now lives in New England. She works at the University of Amherst in the College of Engineering.
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.