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Noah Warren, Mary-Kim Arnold & Heather Derr-Smith


Noah Warren is the author of The Destroyer in the Glass, winner of the 2015 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, AGNI, The Missouri Review, The Yale Review, American Poets, and elsewhere. A Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he currently lives in Palo Alto. 

Mary-Kim Arnold is a poet, visual artist, and prose writer. Her work has appeared in a number of literary and art journals, and she has presented and performed in venues in Rhode Island, New York, and Vermont. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and collaborator Matthew Derby, and their children. 

Heather Derr-Smith was born in Dallas, Texas and spent most of her childhood in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She earned a BA in Art History from the University of Virginia, where she also took poetry workshops with Rita Dove, Charles Wright, and Greg Orr. She went on to earn her MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Derr-Smith is the author of three books of poetry, Each End of the World (Main Street Rag Press, 2005), The Bride Minaret (University of Akron Press, 2008), and Tongue Screw (Spark Wheel Press, 2016).