Joseph Donahue is the author of seven books of poetry, the most recent of which are Red Flash on a Black Field, from Black Square Editions, and Dark Church, from Verge. A book length suite of poems, Wind Maps, is forthcoming from Talisman in 2016. He lived for many years in NYC, and now lives in Durham, NC, where he teaches in the English Department at Duke University.
Peter O’Leary is the author of four books of poetry. A new book, The Sampo, a book-length fantasy poem about a wizard, a sorceress, and the theft a powerful magical object in the frosty northern hinterlands, will be published in the spring by the Cultural Society. A new book of criticism, Thick and Dazzling Darkness: Religious Poetry in a Secular Age, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press. He teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago, and with John Tipton, runs Verge Books. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois.