Cecily Iddings, Simeon Berry, Cynthia Arrieu-King and Frank Guan

Cecily Iddings’ first book is Everyone Here (Octopus Books, 2014). She earned an MA in English at the University of Georgia and an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She lives in Brooklyn.

Simeon Berry lives in Somerville, Massachusetts. He has been an Associate Editor for Ploughshares and received a Massachusetts Cultural Council Individual Artist Grant. His first book, Ampersand Revisited (Fence Books), won the 2013 National Poetry Series, and his second book, Monograph (University of Georgia Press), won the 2014 National Poetry Series.

Frank Guan is a poet, critic, and founding editor of Prelude Magazine. He writes about poetry for n+1.

Cynthia Arrieu-King teaches creative writing at Stockton University and is a former Kundiman fellow. Her published poetry books include People are Tiny in Paintings of China (Octopus 2010) and Manifest, selected by Harryette Mullen for the Gatewood Prize (Switchback Books 2013). In 2016, a book of collaborative poems written with the late Hillary Gravendyk, Unlikely Conditions, will be published by 1913 Press.