Lawrence Giffin is the author of Get the Fuck Back into That Burning Plane (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), Sorites (Tea Party Republicans Press, 2011), and Christian Name (Ugly Duckling Presse, forthcoming 2012), from which "Practiced Restraint" is taken.
Priscilla Becker, the lonesome antelope of poetry, suffers from comorbid dyslexia. She lives without her cats with no children on the R line.
Leonard Schwartz's new collection of poems At Element is forthcoming from Talisman House. His last book was A Message Back and other Furors, from Chax Press.