Feb 14, 2017
Kevin Gallagher--Kevin Gallagher is a poet living in Boston, Massachusetts. His recent books are Looking for Lake Texcoco (Cy Gist) and Isolate Flecks (Cervena Barva), and Loom ( Mad Hat Press).
He is a founding editor of Compost magazine, and teaches at Boston University.
Danielle Jones-Pruett holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and is the assistant director of the Writers House at Merrimack College . Her poems have appeared in Best New Poets 2014, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cider Press Review, Southern Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, and a 2015 St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award.
Martha Collins is the author, most recently, of Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016), Day Unto Day (Milkweed, 2014), White Papers (Pitt Poetry Series, 2012), and Blue Front (Graywolf, 2006) Collins founded the Creative Writing Program at UMass-Boston, and for ten years was Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. She is currently editor-at-large for FIELD magazine and one of the editors of the Oberlin College Press. In spring 2010, she served as Distinguished Visiting Writer at Cornell University
Her next poetry collection, Unfathoming, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. . She directs the Writers House at Merrimack College and the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, MA.
Miriam Levine-- Her work has appeared in Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, among many other places.
A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts writing fellowship and grants from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, She is Professor Emerita at Framingham State College, where she chaired the English Department and was Coordinator of the Arts and Humanities Program.