Volume I Preview

Two more weeks until Volume I: Issue I, but we’ve got some poetry goodness to keep you going–Monday, May 2nd we’ll feature a Volume I Preview mini-issue, featuring single poems from Vol I contributors.

Preview contributors include:

Zachary Schomburg is the author of The Man Suit (Black Ocean 2007), Scary, No Scary (Black Ocean 2009), a dvd of poem-films, Little Blind Thing (Poor Claudia 2010), and two forthcoming books of poems. He co-edits Octopus Books and Octopus Magazine. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Bruce Bond’s most recent collections of poetry include Choir of the Wells (A trilogy of three books; Etruscan, forthcoming), The Visible (LSU, forthcoming), Peal (Etruscan, 2009), and Blind Rain (Finalist, The Poet’s Prize, LSU, 2008).   Presently he is a Regents Professor of English at the University of North Texas and Poetry Editor for American Literary Review

Born and raised in Iowa, Daniel Khalastchi is a first-generation Iraqi Jewish American.  A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a recent fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, he is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Marquette University. His first collection of poetry, Manoleria (2011), was awarded the Tupelo Press/Crazyhorse First Book Prize, and his poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Kenyon Reviewjubilat, and Denver Quarterly.  He lives in Milwaukee where he is also the co-editor of Rescue Press.

Kara Candito is the author of Taste of Cherry (University of Nebraska Press), winner of the 2008 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. Her work has appeared in such journals as AGNI, Blackbird, The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, and The Rumpus. A recipient of scholarships from The Vermont Studio Center and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, she is co-chair of VIDA’s Outreach Committee and an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (www.karacandito.com).

Joe Hall‘s first book of poems is Pigafetta Is My Wife (Black Ocean Press 2010). His poetry and fiction have appeared in Gulf Coast, HTML Giant, Barrelhouse, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Zone 3 and elsewhere. With Wade Fletcher he co-organizes the DC area reading series Cheryl’s Gone. He no longer lives in a trailer park.

Preview drops tomorrow, Full Issue I drops May 15th–



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