Fou lssue 5 Launch with Dara Cerv, Danniel Schoonebeek, Cathy Lihn Che & Katy Lederer

Dara Cerv lives and writes in New York. Her poetry and reviews have recently appeared in Sink Review, The Volta, Fou, Jellyfish, and in other places. She is the author of a chapbook, BATH POEMS (Sixth Finch, 2015).

Danniel Schoonebeek’s first book of poems, American Barricade, was published by YesYes Books in 2014. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, Tin House, Boston Review, Fence, BOMB, Guernica, jubilat, Iowa Review, and elsewhere. He hosts the Hatchet Job reading series in Brooklyn, and edits the PEN Poetry Series. In 2015, Poor Claudia will publish his second book, a travelogue called C’est la guerre.

Cathy Linh Che is the author of the poetry collection, Split (Alice James Books, 2014), winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She is a poet, teacher, and arts administrator living in Brooklyn, NY. 

Katy Lederer is the author of the poetry collections Winter Sex(Verse) and The Heaven-Sent Leaf (BOA Editions), as well as the memoir Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers (Crown). Currently, she is at work on a collection of essays around apocalyptic themes, a collection of poetry titled The Engineers on the topics of genetics, autoimmunity, deformity, and motherhood, and a book-length science fictional sonnet sequence titled Polar Bodies that takes place inside the sun.