Please welcome all the way from Marfa, Texas poets Lynn Xu and Joshua Edwards, as well as Emily Hunt who will be teaching amazing Sunday one day workshops this summer on 6/9 and again in August! For more info about Emily’s upcoming class and to sign up, click here.
Lynn Xu is the author of the poetry collection Debts & Lessons (2013), which was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, and a chapbook June (2006). In 2008 her work was featured in Best American Poetry and, in 2013, she was selected as a New American Poet at the Poetry Society of America. She is an editor for Canarium Books and lives in Marfa, Texas.
Joshua Edwards is the author of Campeche (2011), which includes photographs taken by his father, the photographer Van Edwards; Imperial Nostalgias (2013); and Castles and Islands (2016). He is also the author of a photobook, Photographs Taken at One-Hour Intervals During a Walk from Galveston Island to the West Texas Town of Marfa, and his translation of Mexican poet María Baranda’s Ficticia (2010) was nominated for a Northern California Book Award. Edwards is director and coeditor of Canarium Books. He was a Fulbright grantee, a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University, and he received a fellowship from the Akademie Schloss Solitude. He lives with his family in Chicago and West Texas.
Emily Hunt’s works include the poetry chapbook Company (The Song Cave, 2019); Dark Green (The Song Cave, 2015), a full-length poetry collection; Cousins (Cold Cube Press, 2019), a photography book; and This Always Happens (Brave Men Press, 2013), a book of drawings and text. See more at emilyrhunt.org and on Instagram @its_ehu.