Charles Borkhuis & Kimberly Lyons


Charles Borkhuis is a poet, playwright, essayist, and screenwriter. His books of poems include: AfterimageSavoir-fear, Alpha Ruins, and Proximity (Stolen Arrows). He was a finalist in the W.C. Williams Poetry Award and is a recipient of a Drama-Logue Award. He curated poetry readings at Segue for 15 years. His radio plays for NPR, poetry readings, and interviews are on Pennsound.

Kimberly Lyons is the author of several books of poetry, most recently: Phototherapique (Ketalanche Press/Portable Press, 2008). A new collection of poems, Rouge, is forthcoming from Instance Press. Recent poems have appeared in New American Writing, Peepshowpoetryblogspot, Peaches and Bats, the Recluse, and Talisman magazine. She had poems and an essay on the work of Bernadette Mayer in a recent issue of Aufgabe and she wrote profiles on a number of poets in the Encyclopedia of New York School Poets (Facts on File). She is a socialworker at the Brooklyn Women’s Shelter and was once the program coordinator at the Poetry Project.