Joanna Fuhrman is the author of three collections published by Hanging Loose Press, most recently Moraine. Her new book, Pageant, has just been released by Alice James Books. From 2001-2003, she was the Monday Night Reading Series coordinator at the Poetry Project. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and in public schools and libraries. Her essay on teaching Jayne Cortez’s work to high school students is in the current issue of Teachers & Writers magazine.
John Koethe‘s most recent book is Ninety-Fifth Street (HarperCollins). From 1973-2009 he was Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the first Poet Laureate of Milwaukee. His collection Falling Water won the Kingsley Tufts Award. North Point North: New And Selected Poems was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In 2005 he was a fellow of the American Academy in Berlin, and in 2008 he was the Elliston Poet in Residence at the University of Cincinnati. He is currently the Bain-Swiggett Professor of Poetry at Princeton University.