Sonnet for My Music Preference My artist search history on Tidal is something like Beyonce, Ella Mai, Kehlani, 2 Chainz … As if I’m looking for a song to fit my life into. Black voices with messages like we can do more than Rap or Go To the League. I think about when it’s time […]
A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Brian Teare is the author of five critically acclaimed books, most recently Companion Grasses, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award, and The Empty Form Goes All the Way to Heaven.
Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, 2017), a recipient of fellowships from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Frost Place, and the Bread Loaf Writer’ Conference, and a graduate of Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers.
James Henry Knippen’s poems have appeared in 32 Poems, AGNI, The Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review Online, and The Missouri Review Online, among other journals.
Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. / Raquel Salas Rivera es la poeta laureada de la ciudad de Filadelfia del 2018-19
Kirsten Ihns is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is currently a Ph.D. student and Neubauer Presidential Fellow at the University of Chicago,where she studies texts that seem to want to be images. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Black Warrior Review, Yalobusha Review, Sonora Review, The Offing, BOAAT, Bennington Review, and elsewhere. She is from Atlanta, GA.
Daniel Moysaenko holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is the author of the chapbook New Animal (H_NGM_N Books, 2015). Other work has appeared in Asymptote, The Journal, Oversound, Pleiades, Tupelo Quarterly, Verse Daily, The Volta, and elsewhere. He is pursuing a poetry PhD at Florida State University.
Margaret Ronda is the author of two poetry books: Personification (2010), which won the 2009 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize and the forthcoming For Hunger (Saturnalia Books, 2018), as well as a critical study, Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End (Stanford UP, 2018). She teaches American poetry and environmental literature and theory at the University of California-Davis.
Maya Phillips is the author of the poetry collection Erou, forthcoming in fall 2019 from Four Way Books. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in At Length, BOAAT, The Gettysburg Review, Ghost Proposal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Vinyl, among others, and her arts & entertainment journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Vulture, American Theatre, and more.
Rebecca Liu’s recent poems can be found in Boston Review, VOLT, Web Conjunctions, and Gulf Coast. She is Poetry Editor of The Bare Life Review.