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… is the author of three novels: Consolation (2022), The Summer Demands (2019), and The Sun In Your Eyes (2016). She spent a number of years in New York working at magazines, including New York and ELLE, and her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Chicago Magazine, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She lives with her husband and son in Chicago.
… is a poet and translator. Her second book, A Sleep That Is Not Our Sleep (Anhinga Press, 2022), won the Philip Levine Prize, and her debut poetry collection, Objects of Hunger (SIU Press, 2019), won the Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book Award. Her translations from the French include the novel I, Little Asylum by Emmanuelle Guattari (Semiotext(e), 2014) and The Nothing Bird, selected poems by Pierre Peuchmaurd (Oberlin Press, 2013). Her work has appeared in VERSE, AGNI, Colorado Review, Guernica, Gulf Coast, and others. She currently lives in Austin, Texas.
… is the author of the poetry collection of being neighbors (Ricochet Editions, 2021) and the chapbook Only the Borrowed Light (VERSE). He serves as the Director of the Visiting Writers Series at Northwest Missouri State University, where he also works as an editor for The Laurel Review. He holds an MFA from the University of Montana and an MA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He lives near Kansas City with his wife and children.
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