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  • Michael Matto is and associate professor of English at Adelphi University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. more

  • Thomas McCarthy

    Thomas McCarthy works as a librarian at Cork City Libraries, Ireland. His latest book is The Last Geraldine Officer (Anvil Press Poetry, London, 2009) and… more

  • Honor Moore

    Honor Moore is the author of three poetry collections, The Bishop’s Daughter, and other books. Her most recent publication is Poems… more

  • paul muldoon

    Paul Muldoon’s 11th collection of poetry, Maggot, is published bt Farrar, Straus and Giroux. more

  • Dennis O'Driscoll

    Dennis O’Driscoll has published eight books of poetry, the most recent of which is Reality Check (Copper Canyon Press, 2008). His other publications include a… more

  • Meghan O'Rourke

    Meghan O’Rourke’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Best American Poetry, The New Republic, and Poetry, among others. Her reviews have appeared in the… more

  • Jay Parini

    Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont. His latest book of poems was The Art of Subtraction: New and Selected… more

  • cathy park hong

    Cathy Park Hong is the author of Translating Mo’um and more

  • Linda Pastan

    Linda Pastan is the author of twelve works of poetry, including The Last Uncle, Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems 1968-1998, and An Early Afterlife.… more

  • Molly Peacock

    Molly Peacock has published five books of poetry, including Cornucopia: New and Selected Poems, and a memoir, Paradise, Piece by Piece. She has been the… more

  • Willie Perdomo

    Willie Perdomo is the author of Where a Nickel Costs a Dime and Smoking Lovely, which received a PEN America Beyond Margins Award. He has… more

  • Robert Pinsky

    Robert Pinsky was U.S. Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2000. The author of numerous collections, he is the poetry editor of Slate and the creator… more

  • stanley plumly

    Stanley Plumly’s many honors include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He… more

  • Aaron Poochigian

    Aaron Poochigian’s most recent translations include Sappho’s Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments (Penguin Classics) and Aratus’ astronomical poem The Phaenomena (forthcoming, Johns Hopkins University… more

  • Elizabeth Powell

    Elizabeth Powell was born in New York City and received a BA from the University for Wisconsin, and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Vermont… more

  • Lawrence Raab

    Lawrence Raab is the author of seven collections of poems including What We Don’t Know About Each Other, a winner of the National Poetry Series… more

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    Dahlia Ravikovitch, who died in 2005 at age sixty-nine, was one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary Hebrew literature and the Israeli peace movement.… more

  • sherod santos

    Sherod Santos received the Theodore Roethke Prize for the best book of poetry published in the preceding three years and an Academy Award in Literature… more

  • Philip Schultz

    Philip Schultz is the author of seven collections of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Failure. He is the founder and director of the Writers Studio… more

  • Martha Serpas

    Martha Serpas is the author of two poetry collections and is a native of Galliano, Louisiana. She has taught at the Yale Divinity School, the… more

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    Ravi Shankar, founding editor of Drunken Boat and author of Instrumentality, lives in Connecticut. more

  • julie sheehan

    Julie Sheehan is the author of three collections of poems, including Orient Point, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize and Bar Book (June 2010).… more

  • Jake Silverstein

    Jake Silverstein is the editor of Texas Monthly and a contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine. He lives in Austin, Texas. Nothing Happened and Then It… more

  • David Slavitt

    David Slavitt has translated Ovid, Virgil, Aeschylus, and Aristophanes, as well as works in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Hebrew. He is co-editor of the… more

  • Gary Soto

    The Gary Soto Literary Museum opens December 2010 at Fresno City College. Soto’s most recent book of poems is Human Nature from Tupelo Press. more