Robert Hershon‘s most recent book is Calls from the Outside World, his 12th collection. His work has appeared in The Nation, American Poetry Review and Poetry 180, among many others, and he has recently written for the Poetry Foundation and Best American Poetry websites. Among his awards are two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and three from the New York State Foundation on the Arts. Hershon has edited Hanging Loose Press since 1966 and served as director of The Print Center for 35 years.
Cedar Sigo is 32 years old. His books include Selected Writings, Expensive Magic, Portraits and Music For Torching. This past year he blogged for SFMOMA. He has collaborated with many visual artists including Oscar Tuazon, Colter Jacobsen, Will Yackulic and Frank Haines. His new collection of poetry, Stranger In Town, is number four in the City Lights Spotlight Series. He lives in San Francisco.