Uyen Hua, Lauren Levin & Cathy Park Hong

Uyen Hua is the author of a/s/l (Ingirumimusnocteetconsumimurigni). Her work has appeared in Shampoo Poetry, West Wind Review, Abraham Lincoln, and Tacocat. She currently lives in the Bay Area.

Lauren Levin is from New Orleans and lives in Oakland. She is the author of Song (The Physiocrats), Keenan (Lame House Press) and Not Time (Boxwood Editions). Recent work appeared or is forthcoming in Little Red Leaves, With+Stand, Peaches and Bats, and Big Bell, and an essay on the vital demystified art of Anne Boyer and Stephanie Young just ran in Lana Turner. She spends her time being part of the Poetic Labor Project, Mrs. Maybe, and Debt:  A Play.

Cathy Park Hong’s first book, Translating Mo’um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. It was followed by Dance Dance Revolution, chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and published in 2007 by WW Norton. This May, Norton will publish her newest collection, Engine Empire. Hong is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a Village Voice Fellowship for Minority Reporters. Her poems have been published in A Public Space, Poetry, Paris Review, Conjunctions, McSweeney’s, Harvard Review, Boston Review, The Nation, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, and other journals, and she has reported for the Village Voice, The Guardian, The New York Times Magazine, and Salon. She serves as a poetry editor for jubilat magazine. She is an Assistant Professor at Sarah Lawrence College and is regular faculty at the Queens MFA program in Charlotte, North Carolina.