Poetry

Angela Gentry

Angela Gentry

Angela S. Gentry is the two-time recipient of the Devine Summer Fellowship in Poetry from Bowling Green State University. Her first chapbook, Stirrings of Movement, was released in 2010 from Finishing Line Press. She received her BA in Christian Education from Cedarville University and her MFA in Poetry from BGSU. In her spare time, she would like to build a tree house, in addition to writing, but finds herself inordinately occupied with evaluating student papers. She currently resides in Michigan.

Angela Gentry

Angela Gentry

Angela S. Gentry is the two-time recipient of the Devine Summer Fellowship in Poetry from Bowling Green State University. Her first chapbook, Stirrings of Movement, was released in 2010 from Finishing Line Press. She received her BA in Christian Education from Cedarville University and her MFA in Poetry from BGSU. In her spare time, she would like to build a tree house, in addition to writing, but finds herself inordinately occupied with evaluating student papers. She currently resides in Michigan.

Angela
Gentry

Matthew Gavin Frank

Matthew Gavin Frank

Matthew Gavin Frank is the author of Barolo (The University of Nebraska Press), Pot Farm (forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press), Warranty in Zulu (Barrow Street Press), The Morrow Plots (forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books), Sagittarius Agitprop (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books), and the chapbooks Four Hours to Mpumalanga (Pudding House Publications), and Aardvark (West Town Press). Recent work appears in The New Republic, The Huffington Post, Field, Epoch, AGNI, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, North American Review, Pleiades, Crab Orchard Review, The Best Food Writing, The Best Travel Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Prairie Schooner, Hotel Amerika, Gastronomica, and others. He was born and raised in Illinois and teaches at Northern Michigan University.

Matthew Gavin Frank

Matthew Gavin Frank

Matthew Gavin Frank is the author of Barolo (The University of Nebraska Press), Pot Farm (forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press), Warranty in Zulu (Barrow Street Press), The Morrow Plots (forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books), Sagittarius Agitprop (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books), and the chapbooks Four Hours to Mpumalanga (Pudding House Publications), and Aardvark (West Town Press). Recent work appears in The New Republic, The Huffington Post, Field, Epoch, AGNI, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, North American Review, Pleiades, Crab Orchard Review, The Best Food Writing, The Best Travel Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Prairie Schooner, Hotel Amerika, Gastronomica, and others. He was born and raised in Illinois and teaches at Northern Michigan University.

Matthew Gavin
Frank

Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy is the author of 18 collections of poetry, most recently The Crooked Inheritence and this spring, her second volume of new and selected poems 1980-2010 The Hunger Moon, out from Knopf. She has published 17 novels, most recently Sex Wars. Two of her early novels, Dance The Eangle To Sleep and Vida, are being republished with new introductions by PM Press this fall. Her work has been translated into 19 languages. Her memoir Sleeping With Cats is available from Harper Perennial.

Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy is the author of 18 collections of poetry, most recently The Crooked Inheritence and this spring, her second volume of new and selected poems 1980-2010 The Hunger Moon, out from Knopf. She has published 17 novels, most recently Sex Wars. Two of her early novels, Dance The Eangle To Sleep and Vida, are being republished with new introductions by PM Press this fall. Her work has been translated into 19 languages. Her memoir Sleeping With Cats is available from Harper Perennial.

Marge
Piercy

Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk is the author of five books of poems: Finding Peaches In The Desert, One Legged Dancer, Scattered Risks, Without The Comfort of Stars: New and Selected Poems (2007 Sampark Press, New Delhi and London), and, her latest, Crazy Love (Wings Press). Uschuk's work has been translated into nearly a dozen languages and it has appeared in over three hundred journals and anthologies worldwide, including Poetry, Parnassus Review, Agni Review, Ploughshares, New Millenium and Pequod. A Professor of Creative Writing at Fort Lewis College, Uschuk also teaches screen writing and environmental literature. Uschuk spent many years traveling to teach creative writing to Native American students on the Salish, Sioux, Assiniboine, Northern Cheyenne, Blackfeet, Crow, Tohono Oodham and Yaqui reservations in Montana and Arizona. Editor-In-Chief of the literary magazine, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, Uschuk lives in Bayfield, Colorado.

Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk is the author of five books of poems: Finding Peaches In The Desert, One Legged Dancer, Scattered Risks, Without The Comfort of Stars: New and Selected Poems (2007 Sampark Press, New Delhi and London), and, her latest, Crazy Love (Wings Press). Uschuk's work has been translated into nearly a dozen languages and it has appeared in over three hundred journals and anthologies worldwide, including Poetry, Parnassus Review, Agni Review, Ploughshares, New Millenium and Pequod. A Professor of Creative Writing at Fort Lewis College, Uschuk also teaches screen writing and environmental literature. Uschuk spent many years traveling to teach creative writing to Native American students on the Salish, Sioux, Assiniboine, Northern Cheyenne, Blackfeet, Crow, Tohono Oodham and Yaqui reservations in Montana and Arizona. Editor-In-Chief of the literary magazine, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, Uschuk lives in Bayfield, Colorado.

Pamela
Uschuk

Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark is Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. Author of four volumes of poetry, Patricia’s latest book is Sunday Rising. Her work has been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, also appearing in The Atlantic, Gettysburg Review, Poetry, Slate, and Stand. Recent work appears (or is forthcoming) in Kenyon Review, New England Review, Southern Humanities Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Coal Hill Review, Plumeand elsewhere. Her new manuscript of poems is called Goodbye to the Poetry of Marble.

Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark is Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. Author of four volumes of poetry, Patricia’s latest book is Sunday Rising. Her work has been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, also appearing in The Atlantic, Gettysburg Review, Poetry, Slate, and Stand. Recent work appears (or is forthcoming) in Kenyon Review, New England Review, Southern Humanities Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Coal Hill Review, Plumeand elsewhere. Her new manuscript of poems is called Goodbye to the Poetry of Marble.

Patricia
Clark

Peter Cooley

Peter Cooley

Peter Cooley has published eight books of poetry, seven of them with Carnegie Mellon, the most recent being Divine Margins, in 2009. That press has just accepted his ninth, Night Bus To The Afterlife. He has had poems in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, Commonwealth, Crazyhorse, Ploughshares, Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Denver Quarterly, Southwest Review, Prairie Schooner, Paris Review, Subtropics and The Hudson Review.

Peter Cooley

Peter Cooley

Peter Cooley has published eight books of poetry, seven of them with Carnegie Mellon, the most recent being Divine Margins, in 2009. That press has just accepted his ninth, Night Bus To The Afterlife. He has had poems in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, Commonwealth, Crazyhorse, Ploughshares, Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Denver Quarterly, Southwest Review, Prairie Schooner, Paris Review, Subtropics and The Hudson Review.

Peter
Cooley

Ray Gonzalez

Ray Gonzalez

Ray Gonzalez is the author of fifteen books of poetry including Soul Over Lightning (University of Arizona Press, 2014) and the forthcoming Beautiful Wall (BOA Editions, 2015). Other books include The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande (BOA, 2003 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry), and Turtle Pictures (Arizona, 2001 Minnesota Book Award). His work appeared in Best American Poetry 2014 (Scribners). A native of El Paso, he teaches in the MFA Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Ray Gonzalez

Ray Gonzalez

Ray Gonzalez is the author of fifteen books of poetry including Soul Over Lightning (University of Arizona Press, 2014) and the forthcoming Beautiful Wall (BOA Editions, 2015). Other books include The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande (BOA, 2003 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry), and Turtle Pictures (Arizona, 2001 Minnesota Book Award). His work appeared in Best American Poetry 2014 (Scribners). A native of El Paso, he teaches in the MFA Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Ray
Gonzalez

Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley's most recent book is Beautiful Country (Penguin, 2010), his eighth collection of poems. A former Guggenheim and two-time NEA Fellow, he and teaches in the graduate writing program at the University of Idaho.

Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley's most recent book is Beautiful Country (Penguin, 2010), his eighth collection of poems. A former Guggenheim and two-time NEA Fellow, he and teaches in the graduate writing program at the University of Idaho.

Robert
Wrigley

Sheila Black

Sheila Black

Sheila Black is the author of two poetry collections. House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press), and chapbooks How to be a Maquiladora (Main Street Rag) and Continental Drift with painter Michele Marcoux (Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh UK). Her work has appeared in Puerto Del Sol, Diode, Copper Nickel, CutBank, Valparaiso Review, Conte, Blackbird and other journals. She recently edited, with Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen, Beauty is a Verb, an anthology of poetry of disability, which will be published by Cinco Puntos Press in September 2011. She lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Sheila Black

Sheila Black

Sheila Black is the author of two poetry collections. House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press), and chapbooks How to be a Maquiladora (Main Street Rag) and Continental Drift with painter Michele Marcoux (Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh UK). Her work has appeared in Puerto Del Sol, Diode, Copper Nickel, CutBank, Valparaiso Review, Conte, Blackbird and other journals. She recently edited, with Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen, Beauty is a Verb, an anthology of poetry of disability, which will be published by Cinco Puntos Press in September 2011. She lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Sheila
Black

Tanaya Winder

Tanaya Winder

Tanaya Winder is from the Southern Ute and Duckwater Shoshone Nations. She graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a BA in English. Tanaya was a finalist in the 2009 Joy Harjo Poetry Competition and a winner of the A Room Of Her Own Foundation's Spring 2010 Orlando prize in poetry. Her work appears in Cutthroat magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Adobe Walls, Barrier Islands Review, and Lingerpost. She is the co-editor of a forthcoming collection Soul Talk, Song Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo. She is currently pursuing a MFA in Poetry at the University of New Mexico.

Tanaya Winder

Tanaya Winder

Tanaya Winder is from the Southern Ute and Duckwater Shoshone Nations. She graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a BA in English. Tanaya was a finalist in the 2009 Joy Harjo Poetry Competition and a winner of the A Room Of Her Own Foundation's Spring 2010 Orlando prize in poetry. Her work appears in Cutthroat magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Adobe Walls, Barrier Islands Review, and Lingerpost. She is the co-editor of a forthcoming collection Soul Talk, Song Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo. She is currently pursuing a MFA in Poetry at the University of New Mexico.

Tanaya
Winder

Jeannine Savard

Jeannine Savard

Jeannine Savard is an Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, Tempe campus where she has been teaching on the creative writing faculty for over twenty years. Her work has appeared in a variety of periodicals and journals, and her most recent manuscript of poems will be published by Red Hen Press in late 2009 or early 2010. Her books in print include Snow Water Cove (republished in Carnegie Mellon's Classic Contemporary Series, 2006), My Hand Upon Your Name (Red Hen Press, 2005), and& Trumpeter (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1993).

Jeannine Savard

Jeannine Savard

Jeannine Savard is an Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, Tempe campus where she has been teaching on the creative writing faculty for over twenty years. Her work has appeared in a variety of periodicals and journals, and her most recent manuscript of poems will be published by Red Hen Press in late 2009 or early 2010. Her books in print include Snow Water Cove (republished in Carnegie Mellon's Classic Contemporary Series, 2006), My Hand Upon Your Name (Red Hen Press, 2005), and& Trumpeter (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1993).

Jeannine
Savard