BRIDGET TALONE is the author of the chapbook In the Valley Made Personal (Small Anchor Press). Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Volta, The Atlas Review and Heavy Feather Review.
Sarah Rose Nordgren is the author of Best Bones (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Agni, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, American Poetry Review, and the Best New Poets anthology. A recipient of two fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a 2014 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council, Sarah Rose earned degrees from Sarah Lawrence College and the University of North Carolina Greensboro, where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship. She grew up in Durham, NC and currently lives in Cincinnati. For more information visit sarahrosenordgren.com.
Adam Fitzgerald is the author of The Late Parade just out in paperback from Liveright. He teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and NYU and edits the poetry journal Maggy. Recent work can be found or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Poetry, APR, New York Review of Books, Granta and elsewhere. He is founding codirector of The Ashbery Home School. He lives in the East Village.
Dara Wier is the author of nine collections of poetry. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. The Harvard Reviewdescribes Wier's poems this way, "many of Weir's.stanzas draw a reader away from a recognizable world into one in which women waltz with bears, houseflies chat with colonels, and the absence of sound makes a material presence." Her most recent book is You Good Thing (2013), published by Wave Books.