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Brian Teare is the author of seven books and Doomstead Days, which received the Four Quartets Award from the Poetry Society of America and was Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry. His most recent book, Poem Bitten by a Man, will be published in September 2023 by Nightboat Books. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia, and lives in Charlottesville, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books.


Rae Armantrout’s most recent book is Finalists (Wesleyan 2022) about which David Woo, writing for the Poetry Foundation, says it “emanates the radiant astonishment of living thought.” Her 2018 book, Wobble, was a finalist for the National Book Award that year. Her other books with Wesleyan include Partly: New and Selected Poems, Just Saying, Money Shot and Versed. In 2010 Versed won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award.


Simon Pettet is a New York based poet, the author of Hearth and As A Bee. These short poems are from an upcoming collection.


Elena Alexander is a poet and a writer.


Ron Horning's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Vanitas, and Blazing Stadium. His books include To Our Amazement and The Dante, the Tevere, the New Riviera. He lives in Beacon, New York.

from Aquarius

Sophia Terazawa is the author of Anon and Winter Phoenix, both with Deep Vellum. Her favorite color is purple.


John Godfrey’s recent collections are The City Keeps: Selected and new poems 1966-2014 (Wave, 2016) and A Torch for Orphans (Cuneiform Press, 2020). He has a new manuscript, Prettier Grit.

from Fresh Pond Road

Ama Birch is releasing a spoken word album called Fresh Pond Road on September 21, 2023.


James Sherry is the author of 14 books of poetry and prose, most recently Selfie: Poetry, Social Change & Ecological Connection (Palgrave MacMillan, 2022) and the poetry book Entangled Bank (Chax Press, 2016). Since 1976, he has edited Roof Books and Roof Magazine, publishing nearly 200 titles of seminal works of language writing, flarf, conceptual poetry, new narrative, and environmental poetry. He started The Segue Foundation, Inc. in 1977, producing over 10,000 events of poetry and other arts in NYC. For more, see

4+7 Tecs

Roberto Harrison is a Panamanian American poet and artist. He works with the amazing kids at the Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin. His next book is due out from the City Lights Spotlight series in Spring, 2024, and is titled Isthmus to Abya Yala. He lives in Milwaukee with his wife, the poet Brenda Cárdenas, and their dog Maya.


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SEPT 2023

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