the author of two poetry collections, Trailing You, which won the
First Book Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas, and Absentee
Indians. She is also author of a critical study,
Writing in the Oral Tradition and editor of a collection of Anishaabe
prose, Stories Migrating Home. She is a professor of English
at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
current Poet Laureate of the United States, has published seven books of
Nine Horses, Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and
Selected Poems, The Art of Drowning, Questions About Angels, and Picnic,
Lightning. He teaches at Lehman College (CUNY).
is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Ordinary Life,
the 2001 winner of the ByLine magazine national competition, in
which "Driving Under the Clerestory of Leaves" appeared. Her work
has also been published in various journals, including The Christian
Science Monitor, Denver Quarterly, and Negative Capability,
as well as a number of anthologies, including Boomer Girls (University
of Iowa Press), For a Living: The Poetry of Work (University of
Illinois Press), and Worlds in Their Words: An Anthology of Contemporary
American Women Writers (Prentice Hall).
has had poetry and essays published widely online and in print. While
not developing online business applications for clients including Fox,
Goldman Sachs, NASA, and Universal, she teaches an online poetry workshop
through UCLA Extension.
DOBBERSTEIN teaches creative writing and other
writing courses at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, IN. He has published
poems in Poetry and The Literary Review.
Pure, Venus and Don Juan, and Love and Scorn:
New and Selected Poems, all from Northwestern University Press.
She is writer-in-residence at Hartwick College and founder and director
of the Catskill Poetry Workshop.
is the author of thirteen collections of poems, including The Strength
of a Named Thing
and Sky and Island Light, both from Louisiana
State University Press. His translation of Sophocles' Women of
Trachis appeared in the Penn Greek Drama Series.
is the author of
Vendettas, Charms, and Prayers (New Rivers Press),
Boomer Girls (anthology, University of Iowa Press),
and editor of the forthcoming Are You Experienced? , (anthology,
University of Iowa Press). She teaches at the University of Wisconsin
six collections of poetry include Stutter Monk (Flume Press), Second
Wind (Texas Tech University Press), and Magic Shows (Cleveland
State University Press). His essays have been published in the Georgia
Review, The American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He has served
as the poetry editor of Blue Moon Review and been Poet in Residence
at the Robert Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire. With Kate
Sontag, he co-edited After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography (Graywolf
Press), where "Voluminous Underwear: or, Why I Write Self-Portraits" appears.
He is a professor of English at Ripon College.
HERTZLIEB is the Director of the Brauer Museum
of Art at Valparaiso University. He has been awarded the Edward L.
Ryerson Traveling Fellowship by the School of the Art Institute in Chicago
and a Conant Writing Award for Poetry from Millikin University. His
artwork has been exhibited widely, including at the Aron Packer Gallery,
August House Studio, the Central School of Art and Design in London, Columbia
College, Elgin Community College, the Goodman Theater, and Struve Gallery.
has had eight books published, three of them collections of poetry, including
Edge (Chimney Hill Press). His poetry also has appeared in various
literary journals, including America, The Christian Science Monitor,
The Critic, The Formalist, and The Lyric. He is Professor
Emeritus of Education at Valparaiso University.
has authored eight collections of poems, including Getting Under Way:
New and Selected Poems (Story Line Press), and most recently Clemency
(Carnegie Mellon University Press). She has received fellowships
from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, and twice from the National
Endowment for the Arts. She is on the faculty at Columbia University.
received the Theodore Roethke Prize and the Bains-Swigget Prize as a graduate
student in the MFA program at the University of Michigan. He has
worked on the staff of Michigan Quarterly Review and as an editorial
assistant at The North American Review.
taught and lectured all over the United States. His dozen collections
of poetry include
After All: Last Poems, Time & Money, and Selected
Poems and Translations, 1969-1991, all from Houghton Mifflin.
At the time of his death in 1997 he was a professor of English and director
of the writing program at the College of the City University of New York.
is the author of a collection of poetry, Before the Age of Reason
(Pecan Grove Press). His poems also have appeared in numerous journals
including The Connecticut Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and Southern
Poetry Review. He has lived and taught at universities in Warsaw,
Poland, Kansas, Ohio, and South Carolina, where he currently directs the
Creative Writing Program at Converse College.
a doctoral candidate in the creative writing program at the University
of Missouri-Columbia, received an M.F.A. in poetry from the University
of Virginia in 1999 and has been the recipient of Jacob K. Javits and Henry
Hoyns Fellowships. His poems have appeared in various journals, including
North American Review, Poetry, and Southern Poetry Review.
is the author of nine volumes of poetry, including The Little Space:
Poems Selected and New, which was a National Book Award finalist.
She is also the author of The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions
and Revisions, a combination of midrash and autobiography, and Dancing
at the Devil's Party: Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic.
She is a professor of English at Rutgers University.
most recent volume of poetry is Now That My Father Lies Down Beside
Me: New and Selected Poems 1970-2000 (Ecco Press). His work has
been honored with the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award and nominations for
the National Book Critics Circle Award, the William Carlos Williams Award,
and The Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize.
He is a Distinguished University Professor and a professor of English at
the University of Maryland.
won the 1995 Ronald H. Bayes Poetry Prize. Her poems have been published
in numerous journals and anthologies, such as Boomer Girls, In Praise
of Pedagogy, The Chester H. Jones National Winners Anthology, Prairie Schooner,
Green Mountains Review, Southern Poetry Review, Salt Hill Journal, Kalliope,
and elsewhere. With David Graham, she co-edited After Confession:
Poetry as Autobiography (Graywolf Press), where "Mother, May I?: Writing
with Love" appears. She teaches at Ripon College and the University
of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.
has had three collections of poetry published: The Woodlanders (Pecan
Grove Press), The Lighthouse Keeper (Timberline Press), and Amazing
Grace (Texas Review Press). His poetry has also appeared in many
literary journals, including The Journal of the American Medical Association,
The Midwest Quarterly, Poet Lore, The Spoon River Poetry Review, and