Monday, July 9, 2012

SALLY DELEHANT is a graduate of St. Mary's College of California's MFA program. Some of her work can be found in Calaveras, Columbia Poetry Review, Catch Up: Emerging Writers Issue, ONandOnScreen, Phantom Limb, and iO: A Journal of New American Poetry. Her first book of poems, A Real Time of It, was recently published by The Cultural Society. She lives in Chicago.

MARK LEIDNER was is the author of Beauty Was the Case that They Gave Me, a book of poetry (Factory Hollow 2011) and The Angel in the Dream of Our Hangover, a book of aphorisms (Sator 2011). His poems have appeared in Action Yes, The Iowa Review, Sixth Finch, and Supermachine. He lives and tweets in western Massachusetts.

DOUGLAS KEARNEY is the author of Fear, Some (Red Hen Press 2006) and his second full-length collection, The Black Automaton, was chosen by Catherine Wagner for the National Poetry Series, published by Fence Books in 2009, and was a finalist for the Pen Center USA Award in 2010. His chapbook-as-broadsides-as-​LP, Quantum Spit, was released by Corollary Press in 2010. His newest chapbook, SkinMag (A5/Deadly Chaps) is now available. He has received a Whiting Writers Award, a Coat Hanger award and fellowships at Idyllwild and Cave Canem. Kearney has performed his poetry at the Public Theatre, the Orpheum, The World Stage and others. His poems have appeared in journals such as Callaloo, jubilat, Ploughshares, nocturnes, Ninth Letter, miPoesias, Southampton Review, Washington Square and Tidal Basin Review. He has been commissioned to compose poetry in response to art by the Weisman Museum in the Twin Cities, the Studio Museum in Harlem, FOCA and SFMOMA. Performances of Kearney’s libretti have been featured in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Europe and he has been invited to speak on poetics in New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Malmö, Sweden. Born in Brooklyn, and raised in Altadena, CA, he lives with his family in California’s Santa Clarita Valley and teaches at CalArts and Antioch.