ara Skurtu, born in Key West, Florida, and currently living in Romania, is a two-time Fulbright grantee and recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry and two Academy of American Poets prizes. Her poems have appeared in Salmagundi, The Kenyon Review, Plume, and Poetry Review. She is the author of the chapbook SKURTU, ROMANIA (Eyewear, 2016) and the full collection THE AMOEBA GAME (Eyewear, 2017).
Samuel Solomon is the author of Special Subcommittee, Life of Riley and the co-translator of The Acrobat: Selected Poems of Celia Dropkin. He teaches at the University of Sussex, where he is Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence.
Michael Robbins is the author of the poetry collections Alien vs. Predator and The Second Sex and the essay collection Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Paris Review, Poetry, Harper's, and several other publications. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Montclair State University.