Coordinating Editor for This Issue
Ralph Angel's first book of poems,
Anxious Latitudes, is due out from Wesleyan.
Michael Augustin is a young poet from Bremen, West Germany. He was in residence at the International Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1984.
Tina Barr lives in Philadelphia. Flume Press published her chapbook,
At Dusk On Naskeag Point. She received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and has published poems in several magazines.
Donald Bell is a chef living in San Francisco. These are his first poems in a national magazine.
Michael Burkard recently received an NEA grant and the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America for a work in progress. His most recent book is
Ruby for Grief (Pittsburgh).
Elena Karina Byrne teaches high school in California. These are her first published poems.
Richard Cecil's first book,
Einstein's Brain, will be out in early 1986 from the University of Utah Press.
Gillian Conoley has a chapbook out from Lynx House Press called
Woman Speaking Inside Film Noir. She teaches at the University of New Orleans.
Two of Della Cyrus' essays have recently been reprinted in
125 Years of The Atlantic. These are her first published poems.
Stuart Dischell has published poems in several magazines. He teaches at Boston University.
Stephen Dobyns is the author of five books of poems and five novels, the latest of which are
Red Dog, Black Dog (Holt Rinehart) and
Dancer With One Leg (Dutton). He teaches for the Warren Wilson College MFA Program.
Edison Dupree was a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center last year and has published poems in several magazines. He lives in North Carolina.
Mary Fister recently completed her MFA at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she teaches writing and riding.
Maria Flook is the author of
Reckless Wedding (Houghton Mifflin). She lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Alice Fulton is the author of
Dance Script for Electric Balerina (University of Pennsylvania Press). She teaches at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Lucinda Grealy won an Academy of American Poet's prize and has had a poem in
Intro. This is her first group of poems in a national magazine.
Jeffrey Gustavson recently had a group of poems in
Agni Review. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Reine Hauser works as an art dealer in Houston, Texas. She will be in residence at the Macdowell Colony this spring. These are her first poems published in a national magazine.
Marie Howe was a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center last year. She's published poetry in
Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, and several other magazines. She teaches at Tufts.
Richard Jackson is the editor of
Poetry Miscellany. His second book,
Worlds Apart, is forthcoming from Grove Press. He teaches at the University of Tennessee, Chatanooga.
Mary Karr was the recipient of an NEA grant in 1983. She's published poems in several magazines and lives in Belmont, MA.
Lindsay Knowlton's poems have appeared in
The Boston Review, Intro, Tendril, and others. She was the recipient of a Mass. Artists Foundation Fellowship in 1983.
Yusef Komunyakaa has published two books:
Lost In The Bonewheel Factory (Lynx House) and
Copacetic (Wesleyan). Wesleyan will also bring out
I Apologize For The Eyes In My Head in 1986.
Susannah Lee received an M.F.A. from U.Mass/Amherst. She has recently been teaching at M.I.T. and Simmons College.
Selected Poems was published last year by Atheneum.
Jan Heller Levi has published poems in
Benoit Poetry Journal, Pequod, and
Extended Outlets: The Iowa Review Collection of Contemporary Women Writers. She lives in New York City.
Kevin Magee is the editor of
Michael Milburn works in the Woodbury Poetry Room of the Lamont Library at Harvard.
Laura Mullen is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and work of hers has appeared in
Ironwood, Sonora Review, The Threepenny Review, Poetry Northwest, and others.
Debra Nystrom has published poems in several magazines, including
American Poetry Review. She teaches at the University of Virginia.
Dzvinia Orlowsky has published poems in many small magazines. She lives and works in Cambridge.
Kevin Pilkington teaches at the New School for Social Research in NYC and has published poems in several magazines.
Trish Reeves is a graduate of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program. She teaches at Missouri Western State College and these are her first poems in a national magazine.
James Reidel is a PhD student at Rutgers. He has been published in a number of magazines and also edited a book of Weldon Kees.
Ray Ronci has published widely and has taught at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He currently teaches at Emerson College.
John Searle is from Moline, Illinois. These are his first published poems.
Robyn Selman lives in NYC where she works as an editor. These are her first poems in a national magazine.
John Skoyles is the author of
A Little Faith (Carnegie Mellon) and is the director of the MFA program at Warren Wilson College.
Karen South does research in Hematology/Oncology in Providence, R.I.
Teresa Svoboda has had poems in
Paris Review, The Nation, and many others.
Cleaned From The Crocodile's Teeth, a book of translations from the Nuer, will be out this fall from Greenfield Review Press.
Maura Stanton teaches in the MFA program at Indiana University. Her second book of poems,
Cries of Swimmers, was published last year by the University of Utah Press.
James Tate's most recent book is
Constant Defender (Ecco). Two of his earlier books have been reprinted recently:
The Lost Pilot (Ecco) and
Hints to Pilgrims (University of Massachusetts).
David True lives in New York City and his paintings are represented by the Edward Thorp Gallery. His etchings are handled by Crown Point Press, NYC.
Lee Upton's first book,
The Invention of Kindness, was published last year by the University of Alabama Press.
Ellen Bryant Voigt lives in Vermont. Her second book,
The Forces of Plenty, was published in 1983 by Norton.
Robert Winner's latest collection is
Flogging the Czar (Sheep Meadow). He lives in New York City.
Franz Wright is the author of
The One Whose Eyes Are Open When You Close Your Eyes (Pym Randall) and the translator of
The Unknown Rilke (Field Translation Series). He teaches at Emerson College
Peter Yovu lives with his wife and three children in Waterville, Vermont. These are his first poems in a national magazine.
Thomas Lux is the editor for this issue. His fourth book,
Promised Land, will be published in early 1986 by Houghton Mifflin. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.