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  • 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

  • Robert Bly

    Robert Bly is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, as well as numerous books of nonfiction and translations. He is a winner… more

  • cathy park hong

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

  • saskia hamilton

    Saskia Hamilton is the author of two volumes of poetry, As for Dream and Divide These. She is also the editor of The Letters of… more

  • Daniel Tobin

    Daniel Tobin teaches at Emerson College. His work has appeared in the New Republic, The Nation, and the Harvard Review. more

  • enda wyley

    Enda Wyley was born and lives in Dublin. She has published four collections of poetry with Dedalus Press; Eating Baby Jesus, Socrates in the Garden,… 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

  • 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

  • billy collins

    Billy Collins has produced nine books of poetry, most recently Ballistics (2008) and Horoscopes for the Dead (2011). He served as United States poet laureate… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • paul muldoon

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

  • xj kennedy

    X. J. Kennedy, between 1961 and 2008, has published eight books of verse, most recently In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus: New and Selected Poems. more

  • Marcia Karp

    Marcia Karp, who teaches at Boston University, has published her poems and translations in, among other journals, Partisan Review, The Republic of Letters, Literary Imagination,… more

  • Gail Holst-Warhaft

    Gail Holst-Warhaft is a poet and translator of modern and ancient Greek literature. She teaches Mediterranean literature at Cornell University. more

  • Seamus Heaney

    Seamus Heaney (1939—2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born at Mossbawn farmhouse between Castledawson… more

  • James Harpur has published four volumes of poetry with Anvil Press, including his latest, The Dark Age, winner of the 2009 Michael Hartnett Award. Anvil… more

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

  • greg delanty

    Greg Delanty is an award-winning poet and artist-in-residence at Saint Michael’s College. He lives in Burlington, Vermont. more

  • Jane Hirshfield

    Jane Hirshfield is the author of six poetry collections, most recently After, named a “best book of 2006” by the Washington Post, the San Francisco… more

  • david barber

    David Barber is the poetry editor of The Atlantic. His first book, The Spirit Level, won the Terrence Des Pres Prize. His latest collection, Wonder… more

  • james longenbach

    James Longenbach is a poet and critic whose work is often featured in publications such as The New Yorker, Paris Review, and Slate. He lives… more