Interviews & Spotlights

Born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast, finalist for the PEN Open Book and Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook... continue reading



John Murillo is the author of the poetry collections Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry and Up Jump the Boogie.  He is assistant professor of English at Wesleyan University and teaches in the low residency MFA program at Sierra Nevada College. He lives in Brooklyn...continue reading



Martha Rhodes is author of five poetry collections, most recently The Thin Wall (2017, University of Pittsburgh.) As director of Four Way Books, she has published such authors as Reginald Dwayne Betts, Andrea Cohen, Cynthia Cruz, Yona Harvey, John Murillo, and Gregory Pardlo. She teaches in the MFA Program at Warren Wilson College and at Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in NYC... continue reading



Erin Belieu is the author of five poetry collections, all from Copper Canyon Press, including her recent Come-Hither Honeycomb (2021). Belieu's poems have appeared in places such as the New Yorker, Poetry, the New York Times, AGNI, Ploughshares, Atlantic Monthly, Slate, Tin House, and the American Poetry Review and have been chosen for multiple appearances in the Best American Poetry anthology... continue reading



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