Melissa Buzzeo & Eduardo Corral

Melissa Buzzeo is the author of For Want and Sound ( Les Figues, 2013), Face, BookThug, 2009) and What Began Us (Leon Works, 2007). She has taught at the University of Iowa, Brown University and in the Naropa University summer writing program. Currently, she teaches both Creative Writing and Architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and serves as the 2013 Poet in Residence at Opus Projects Gallery in Chelsea.

Eduardo C. Corral is a CantoMundo fellow. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2012, Beloit Poetry Journal, Huizache, Jubilat, New England Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, and Quarterly West. His work has been honored with a “Discovery”/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry, and writing residencies to the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He has served as the Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Creative Writing at Colgate University and as the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University. Slow Lightning, his first book of poems, was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, he currently lives in New York City, teaching at Columbia University in the spring 2013.