For three years, classicist Donna Zuckerberg spent nearly every day reading through the darkest, most hateful corners...
Allen Gee teaches at Georgia College where he is an associate professor and serves as the faculty fiction editor for the journal Arts & Letters.
Owen King is the author of the novel Double Feature and co-author of the novel Sleeping Beauties. His short fiction has appeared in publications such as One Story, Prairie Schooner, and Subtropics. He lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Dimiter Kenarov is a freelance journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria. His articles have appeared in Esquire, The Nation, Foreign Policy, VQR, and The New York Times, among others. He is currently at work on a book about the Bulgarian writer and dissident Georgi Markov (forthcoming, Grove/Atlantic).
Jill McCorkle has the distinction of having published her first two novels on the same day in 1984. Of these novels, the New York Times Book Review said: "one suspects the author of The Cheer Leader is a born novelist. With July 7th,she is also a full grown one." Since then she has published four other novels (her latest, Life After Life) and four collections of short stories. Five of her nine previously published books have been named New York Times notable books. McCorkle has received the New England Booksellers Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, the North Carolina Award for Literature and the Thomas Wolfe Prize. McCorkle has taught at Harvard, Brandeis and NC State and is core faculty in the Bennington Writing Seminars
The Ploughshares Poetry Reader
Re-released from our archives, The Ploughsares Poetry Reader is a vintage anthology collecting the best of the poetry published in Ploughshares' first eleven volumes.