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Georgia Faust grew up in downtown Manhattan and lives in a vortex under the Brooklyn botanic gardens where she presides over poetry and corporate bankruptcy administration.


Ann Stephenson’s chapbooks include Adventure Club (Insurance Editions) and Wirework (Tent Editions).  This fall she will be publishing Carol Szamatowicz’s chapbook, Kit Carson. Some recent poems have appeared in Across the Margin, Ladowich and The Recluse – as well as the anthology Like Musical Instruments: 83 Contemporary American Poets by John Sarsgard and Larry Fagin (Broadstone Books). She was born and raised in Georgia and lives and works in New York City.


Guillermo Filice Castro is a poet and photographer. He’s the author of Agua, Fuego (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and a recipient of an Emerge-Surface-Be fellowship from the Poetry Project. Most recently his work appeared in The Minetta Review, The New Verse News and the anthology Rabbit Ears, among many others. Some of his photographs can be viewed at Hinchas de Poesia, Sunday Salon Zine and Canopic Jar. A native of Argentina, Castro lives in New York City.


Alex Dimitrov is the author of Together and by Ourselves (Copper Canyon Press, 2017), Begging for It (Four Way Books, 2013), and the digital chapbook American Boys (2012). He lives in New York City.

Dodge-Verse-ity, New Jersey:
The Festival at the Heart of the Foundations
A Yelp Poem

Margie Plymouth is the 18th generation heir to the founding poets of Plymouth Rock, while Homar Hudson proudly descends from what can only be called Persia’s Homer, claiming as his forebear the immigrant Perseus who came as a stranger into the strange land of Pelopennus, and who, as William Gladstone has reported, was in “close relation with that outer circle of traditions…designated as Phoenician.” Together, Ms. Plymouth and Mr. Hudson are tuning up a screenplay titled Eichmann in Ramallah, about a Lutheran American woman perpetually on route to Jerusalem, who spends her days stopped at Israeli checkpoints, while her Muslim husband and children are permitted right through.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2016

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