Maxine Chernoff is the author of 13 books of poetry, most recently Without (Shearsman). In January of this year she was a Visiting Scholar at Exeter University in England.
Mercedes Roffé is one of Argentinas leading poets. In 1998 she founded Ediciones Pen Press, a successful indie press dedicated to the publication of contemporary poetry from around the world.
Brandon Downing is a writer and visual artist whose books of poetry include The Shirt Weapon, Mellow Actions, AT ME and Dark Brandon. Lake Antiquity, a monograph of literary collages from 1996-2008. A feature-length collection of collaged digital shorts, Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, dropped in 2007. A 2nd volume is forthcoming; see clips at www.youtube.com/user/bdown6