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Micah Ling, Todd Colby & Justin Petropoulos

Micah Ling lives in New York City. She is the author of, SETTLEMENT (2012), SWEETGRASS (2010), and THREE ISLANDS (2009). She received the 2011 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Emerging Authors Award. Most recently, she is the author of FLASHES OF LIFE (Hobart Handbooks, 2015).

Todd Colby is a Brooklyn-based poet and artist. His recent readings include Maison de la Poesie, Paris (2014), Poetic Research Bureau, Los Angeles (2014); The Public Theater, Tenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature (2014); IBID Gallery, London (2014); Performa Biennial 13, New York City (2014); OMI International Arts Center (2015); Dia Art Foundation (2015); and MoMa PS1/Greater New York (2015). Colby’s sixth book of poetry, Splash State, was published by The Song Cave in 2014.

Justin Petropoulos is the author of two collections of poetry, Eminent Domain (Marsh Hawk Press 2011), selected by Anne Waldman for the 2010 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and<legend> </legend> (Jaded Ibis Press 2013), a collaborative work with multimedia artist, Carla Gannis. He is the director of an after-school program for at-risk, elementary age children and an adjunct faculty member at New Jersey City University, where he teaches composition and creative writing.