Landon Houle was born in Brown County, Texas. She currently lives in South Carolina where she teaches creative writing at Coker College. Todd Boss grew up on a cattle farm in Wisconsin, and was educated at St. Boss's pared-down, idea-driven poems are propelled by internal rhyme and balance clarity with a nuanced attention to sound.
His first poetry collection, Yellowrocket , was named one of the 10 best poetry books of by Virginia Quarterly Review and was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award. Boss is co-founder of Motionpoems, a non-profit poetry film initiative, and a founding member of the book marketing think-team Squad His other writings include essays about poetry and the libretto for the opera Bellllini's War. Professor of English at Texas Tech, he teaches creative writing and modern poetry. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages, his journalism appears in many publications, and his awards include a knighthood in arts and letters from the French government.
He has held the William H. He serves on the U. She writes a regular art and literature column for 3 Quarks Daily and is at work on Bodies in Motio n, a collection of essays on representations of the horse in art and culture. She has been a senior manuscript editor at the University of Chicago Press and has taught manuscript editing and development at the University of Chicago Graham School. Phillips lives in New York and Barcelona.
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BookPage listed her as one of the 14 Women to watch out for in Yanique is also the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship. Additionally his work has been reprinted on Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, and in a variety of anthologies and special series. He has previously held the Olive B. She lives in Missoula, Montana.
He is the author of the poetry collections Shapeshift and Flood Song Steeped in Native American culture, mythology, and history, Bitsui's poems reveal the tensions in the intersection of Native American and contemporary urban culture. Flood Song is a book-length lyric sequence that explores the traditions of Native American writing through postmodern fragment and stream of consciousness. Robert Hass is, first of all, a poet of great eloquence, clarity, and force, whose work is rooted in the landscapes of his native Northern California. Widely read and much honored, he has brought the kind of energy in his poetry to his work as an essayist, translator, and activist on behalf of poetry, literacy, and the environment.
Appointed U. Jacqueline Kolosov's third collection of poetry is Memory of Blue Salmon John Poch is the current director of the creative writing program at Texas Tech University. His previous book, Dolls , was published in September with Orchises Press. Dennis Covington is the author of five books of fiction and nonfiction, including the memoir Salvation on Sand Mountain , which was a finalist for the National Book Award.
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His current project involves a search for faith along international borders where cultures and religions collide. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, and Esquire , among other places, and has been translated into eight languages abroad.
Lacy M. Johnson is the author of The Other Side , forthcoming from Tin House Books , Trespasses: A Memoir University of Iowa Press, , and she is co-artistic director of the forthcoming multimedia project [the invisible city] April, She worked as a cashier at WalMart, sold steaks door-to-door, and puppeteered with a traveling children's museum before earning a PhD from University of Houston's Creative Writing Program.
In she received the George W. Elena Passarello's essays on pop culture, music, the performing arts, and the natural world have appeared in Slate , Creative Nonfiction , Normal School , Ninth Letter , and the Iowa Review , among other publications. Her debut nonfiction collection, Let Me Clear My Throat Sarabande , explores the human voice in popular performance, and she co-wrote a series of devised nonfiction monologues for the music writing anthology Pop When the World Falls Apart Duke University Press.
She has a Ph. Robert Boswell has published seven novels, three story collections, two books of nonfiction, and has had one play produced. Wallace earned his B. Recently, he and BU colleague Bill Marx have worked with the Dean's office in developing "The Theater Now," an experimental first-year writing seminar designed in cooperation with Boston area theaters. She works in poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction and has published widely in journals including Poetry, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Prairie Schooner, and Bellevue Literary Review.
Her passions include her family, yoga, swimming, hiking, anything involving paint and clay, 3 dogs and a half-Andalusian mare named Marah. Chloe is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English. She has worked as a freelance reporter, a political asylum specialist, a high-school teacher in West Africa, and an election and human rights observer in Haiti and Suriname. Her poetry has appeared in The London Review of Books and in many other publications. With filmmaker and photographer Maisie Crow, Quart has also completed two short documentaries based on her long-form journalism.
Iron Horse will screen at least one of them— The Last Clinic , about a new law in Mississippi that will shut down the last abortion provider in the state—during Quart's visit. Sponsored by IHLR. Sponsored by CARS. Ito Romo was born and raised on the border in Laredo, Texas. His recent work, dubbed "Chicano Gothic" and "Chicano Noir," shows the dark and gritty life along Interstate 35 through South Texas, where his family has lived for nine generations. Mary's University. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and Fulbright Foundations, and has published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in major literary journals as well as magazines ranging from The New Yorker to Sports Illustrated.
His other work includes chairing a leadership committee of a campaign that conserved , acres of wilderness in northern Maine, and serving as Vice-President of Central Vermont Adult Basic Education. She is also the author of the collage-based picture book changing, changing, and the poetry collection Teeth, for which she was awarded a GCLA New Writers Award.
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Girmay has taught youth writing workshops in schools and community centers for the past ten years. She is assistant professor of poetry writing at Hampshire College, and also teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Drew University.
Girmay is a Cave Canem Fellow and an Acentos board member. A native of Los Angeles, she earned a B.
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David R. Dow is an internationally recognized figure in the fight against the death penalty and has represented more than death-row inmates over the past two decades. He is the University Distinguished Professor at the University of Houston Law Center as well as the founder and current director of the Texas Innocence Network, an organization that uses UH law students to investigate claims of actual innocence brought by Texas prisoners. He is also the litigation director at the Texas Defender Service a nonprofit law firm that represents death row inmates and works to reform the judicial system.
Dow has published numerous books on judicial reform and the death penalty, including Executed on a Technicality , America's Prophets: How Judicial Activism Makes America Great , and most recently, Autobiography of an Execution. Sponsored by Iron Horse Literary Review. Ellen Bass is the author of three books of poetry.
His first two books poetry revolutionized Hebrew literature and established Fadhil Al-Azzawi is one of the leading experimental writers in the Arab world. Born in in Kirkuk, Iraq, he has published seven volumes of poetry, six novels, three books of criticism and memoir, and several translations of German literary works.
Al-Azzawi participated in Iraq's avant-garde Sixties Generation, and his One of the most significant contributors to the Spanish Postmodern aesthetic, his work speaks, among other things, Francisca Aguirre began publishing later in life. Aguierre has garnered many awards, including the prestigious Esquio Award, and in she won the National Prize Gary Gach was born in in Los Angeles and received a B. Homero Aridjis is a poet, novelist, environmental activist, journalist, and diplomat known for his rich imagination, poetry of lyrical beauty, and ethical independence.
He is the author of seventeen books of poetry, Poulin, Lr. Martin spent six years in the Army National Guard and eleven months in Iraq. Martin is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and He was born in Brooklyn born in Brooklyn on July 13, , the son of recent immigrants from what is now Belarus. He spoke only Yiddish, Hebrew and Russian until the age of seven, when he enrolled Also the author of a novel and a book of criticism, Sadoff is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
In , he was a Shortly before her death in , Jacek Gutorow is the author of six collections of poetry. Jan-Henry Gray was born in Quezon City, Philippines, and moved to California with his family when he was six years old. He lived undocumented in the U. Janice N. Harrington writes poetry and children's books. Poetry prize and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. She is also the author of The Hands of Strangers: Poems from the Jawdat Fakhreddine was born in in a small village in southern Lebanon.
A professor of Arabic literature at the Lebanese University in Beirut, he is one of the major Lebanese names in Modern Arabic Poetry, and is considered one of the second generation poets of the modernist movement in He is director of A former MacDowell Colony Fellow, Jeanne Larsen learned Chinese in the s while in Taichung, Taiwan, on an Oberlin-Shansi teaching-study fellowship, studying Mandarin reading Tang poems. She is the author of three acclaimed novels set in historical China Silk Road, Bronze Mirror, and Manchu Palaces and has received numerous grants and awards for her writing For seven years she was Her stories, essays, prose poems, and translations have been widely published in anthologies and literary journals; and she is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship Award for further work in Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist.
Jim Simmerman - was the author of four poetry collections including American Children, published by BOA in His collection Home Dragon Gate Inc. Her poems have She also directs the summer program He is also the author, together with G. His poetry collection, The Little Book His work earned a Pushcart Prize in Judith Kerman is a poet, performer, and artist who has published eight books or chapbooks of poetry.
A recipient of awards Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke was born in Athens, Greece. She studied foreign languages and literature at the universities of Athens, Nice France and Geneva Switzerland , where she graduated in An unapologetic dilettante, she has received research fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society and The Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life to research Kazim Ali is a poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator. He is a contributing editor for the AWP Writers Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, Libya, in and immigrated to the United States when he was a teenager.
He is the author of four books of poetry He was born in in Latvia, where he studied philology and history at the University of Latvia. In , he was convicted of anti-Soviet activity and He has published over volumes of poetry, essays, fiction, drama, He is also a prolific translator and the first American to win a Gold Medallion from the Hellenic Society of Translators of Literature, given to a scholar by the Greek government. He is the editor of Her poems and prose essays have been widely Her awards include the He has received a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, two grants Ljuba Merlina Bortolani was born in Bologna in November Her poems—both in the original Italian and in English translation—have appeared in a number of journals, In she became the only author to have two collections selected in He has spent his adult life Marcelo Hernandez Castillo was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States at age five through the mountains of Tijuana.
He cofounded Undocupoets, for which he was Marosa di Giorgio - was an acclaimed Uruguayan poet and novelist. Considered one of the most singular voices in Latin America, di Giorgio, like Walt Whitman, expanded the same Her work also appears in four anthologies, the latest of which, One for the Martha Ronk is a distinguished poet and fiction writer. Maya Bejerano, a leading Israeli poet, is considered by many poetry readers as a national treasure.
She was born in Israel in , and holds a B. She has published ten volumes of poetry, She is also the author of He edited Teig is the co-founder of the literary magazine Zeqo has also published novels and short stories, children's books, monographs and scholarly articles on Albanian history, archaeology and literature. His work has been translated She has received fellowship and She studied with Donald Hall, W. Snodgrass, Lucille Clifton and Charles Simic, and returned to writing in after a twenty-five-year silence. Many of her poems are set in urban neighborhoods and state hospitals, making Kenvin, like Sylvia Plath, Born in a small village in the North of Vietnam in , Nguyen Phan Que Mai embraces the full range of Vietnamese traditions in her creative works.
She is the author of three poetry collections and translator of six poetry books. For ten years, Brown was director of marketing and development at Sarabande Books, and was also the editorial Poet, essayist, and translator Nikola Madzirov has emerged as one of the most powerful voices of new European poetry.