Evening Will Come: Bio

Alexis Almeida’s most recent work can be found in Matter Monthly. She lives in Denver and is an assistant editor at Asymptote. * Law Alsobrook’s most recent publication is nævus from Petite Hound Press. He lives in Doha, Qatar and Art Directs Diode Editions while teaching graphic design at VCU in Qatar. * Cynthia Arrieu-King has a collaborative book of poems written with Hillary Gravendyk, Unlikely Conditions, coming out from 1913 Press at the end of 2015. She lives in the multiverse and teaches at Stockton University. cynthiaarrieuking.blogspot.com. * Beth Bachmann is the author of two books of poetry from the Pitt Poetry Series: Temper and Do Not Rise. She lives in Nashville and teaches at Vanderbilt University. * Frances Barber lives in Detroit, MI. She teaches poetry with InsideOut, a literary arts program in the public schools, co-directs the Woodward Line Poetry Series, and is a co-facilitator of Writer’s Block, a prison creative writing workshop based in the Macomb County Correctional Facility. Her most recent publication is Remember, I’m the funniest person trapped in this basement. from Meddah U Press. * Eric Baus is the author of four books of poetry, most recently The Tranquilized Tongue from City Lights. He is on the poetry faculty at Regis University’s new low-residency Mile High MFA program in Denver. * Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s most recent publication is this piece right here, and most of her work is forthcoming. This year, they reside in northern New York state. * Elaine Bleakney’s first book is For Another Writing Back (Sidebrow Books, 2014). She lives in Asheville, NC. Learn more at elainebleakney.com. * Ana Božičević is the author of Stars of the Night Commute and Rise in the Fall, winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award. She teaches poetry at BHQFU and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York. For more: anabozicevic.com. * Luke Brekke’s poems have appeared in New England Review and MiPOesias. He is a reader for New England Review and lives in Wisconsin. * Rachel Brownson’s work has been published in The Collagist, Shadowgraph, and The Toast. She is a hospital chaplain in Ann Arbor, MI and can be found online at rachelbrownson.com. * Serena Chopra is the author of This Human (Coconut Books, 2013) and Ic (Horse Less Press 2016). She is a dancer, writer, performer and visual artist in Denver. * Paul Hanson Clark is a Nebraska poet. He is involved with SP CE Commons. He can be found at @paulhansonclark. * Julia Cohen is the author of three books of poetry and nonfiction. She lives in Chicago. * The author of 7 books, CA Conrad is a 2015 Headlands Fellow, and has also received fellowships from Lannan Foundation, MacDowel Colony, Banff, Ucross, RADAR, and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Follow CA on Twitter and Facebook. * Countee Cullen was an American poet and a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. * Brent Cunningham’s most recent publication is Journey to the Sun (Atelos, 2012). He lives in Oakland and works for Small Press Distribution. * Paul Cunningham’s most recent chapbook is GOAL/TENDER MEAT/TENDER (horse less press, 2015). He lives in Pittsburgh and works as a contributing editor at Fanzine. * Joey De Jesus lives in New York & is Poetry Editor at Apogee Journal. tw&wp: @Dejesussaves ; joey-de-jesus.tumblr.com * Jennifer Denrow’s book is California (Four Way Books). Denrow lives in Denver and teaches workshops at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. * Emily Dickinson was an American poet. * Alexandra Dillard has most recently been featured in the 12th issue of Caketrain, and Tarpaulin Sky’s In Utero web section. She lives in Memphis, TN, where she teaches preschool. * Sandra Doller’s most recent book is Leave Your Body Behind from Les Figues; Ben Doller’s most recent book is Fauxhawk from Wesleyan; together their collaborative book The Yesterday Project is soon to be recent from Sidebrow. She/He/They live in San Diego with a baby and a pit bull named Wild Alphabet and Kiki Smith. They teach for California. * Julie Doxsee is the Canadian-American author of three books of poetry, most recently The Next Monsters from Black Ocean. She lives in Istanbul & teaches at Koç University. * Jehanne Dubrow’s most recent poetry collection is The Arranged Marriage from the University of New Mexico Press. She lives in Chestertown where she serves as Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House and is an associate professor of creative writing at Washington College. * Carolina Ebeid’s recent work appears in Sixth Finch, Gulf Coast, Linebreak and the Colorado Review. Her first book will be published by Noemi Press in 2016 as part of their Akrilica series. She has begun a PhD in the University of Denver’s creative writing program. She helps edit poetry at Better: Culture & Lit. * Kaisa Edy is a poet and editor who splits her time between Tacoma, Washington and Oxford, England. In addition to earning her MFA from Warren Wilson College, she has been a work fellow at The Frost Place Poetry Seminar, and attended the Hope Equals Art Residency in Palestine in 2013. Her work has appeared in Salt Hill and JuJuBes. * Brooke Ellsworth is author of Serenade (forthcoming from Octopus Books, 2017). She is also author of the chapbooks, Mud (dancing girl press, 2015), and Thrown: A Translation (The New Megaphone, 2014). She currently lives at brookeellsworth.tumblr.com. * Rebecca Farivar’s most recent publication is the chapbook Full Meal from BOAAT Press. She lives in Oakland and works at California State University, East Bay. * Megan Fernandes is the author of The Kingdom and After (Tightrope Books). She lives in New York City and is an Assistant Professor of English at Lafayette College. * Emily Kendal Frey lives in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of The Grief Performance and Sorrow Arrow. This poem was written during a residency at Likewise hosted by Publication Studio * The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. * Lara Glenum’s most recent publications include All Hopped Up On Fleshy Dumdums (Spork Press) and POP CORPSE (Action Books). She teaches in the MFA program at LSU. She can be found online at lara-glenum.tumblr.com. * Kathy Goodkin’s work has recently appeared in Denver Quarterly and Banango Street. She is an editor for inclusive feminist publisher Gazing Grain Press, and a co-founder of Hoist Point Writing, an organization that facilitates creative writing in prisons. Find her online at kathygoodkin.com * Nicholas Gulig’s most recent work is a book length poem titled North of Order (YesYes Books). A poet from Wisconsin, he currently lives and works in Khon Kaen Thailand. * Lily Hoang is the author of four books. Her choose-your-own adventure love story Old Cat Lady is forthcoming with 1913 Books in 2015. A Bestiary: Essays won the inaugural Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s Nonfiction Contest and is forthcoming in 2016. She teaches in the MFA program at New Mexico State University and serves as Prose Editor at Puerto del Sol and Non-Fiction Editor at Drunken Boat.  * Erin Hoover is the editor of The Southeast Review and a PhD candidate at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Erin’s poems have appeared recently in Crab Orchard Review and The Pinch. She spots a Zebra Longwing, Florida’s official state butterfly, almost every day. * George Moses Horton was an American poet. He was the first African American poet to be published in the Southern United States. * Dan Hoy is the author of THE DEATHBED EDITIONS (Octopus Books, forthcoming) and other collections. * TR Hummer is the author of books. He teaches. He lives. * Brenda Iijima’s forthcoming book, Remembering Animals is coming out in the spring of 2016. She lives in Brooklyn where she runs Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs. * Tim Jones-Yelvington is a Chicago-based writer, multimedia performance artist, and nightlife personality. He is the author of two collections of short fiction—”Evan’s House and the Other Boys Who Live There” (in They Could No Longer Contain Themselves, Rose Metal Press) and This is a Dance Movie! (forthcoming, Tiny Hardcore Press). From 2010-12, he guest edited [PANK]’s annual queer issue. * Steven Karl is the author of Sister (forthcoming from Noemi Press, 2016). He lives in Miami where he teaches at Florida International University. * Seth Landman’s most recent book is Confidence (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2015). He lives in Northampton, MA, and also writes about the NBA at thepeachbasket.tumblr.com. * Dorothea Lasky’s most recent book is ROME (Liveright/W.W. Norton). She is an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and can be found here: www.dorothealasky.com. * Amy Lawless is the author of the poetry collection My Dead from Octopus Books. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at John Jay College and Rutgers/New Brunswick. * Janice Lee is most recently the author of Reconsolidation: Or, it’s the ghosts who will answer you (Penny-Ante Editions, 2015) and The Sky Isn’t Blue (Civil Coping Mechanisms, forthcoming 2016). She lives in Los Angeles where she is Executive Editor at Entropy and teaches at CalArts. She can be found online at janicel.com. * Ji yoon Lee’s most recent publication is Foreigner’s Folly from Coconut Books. She lives in Dallas & teaches yoga there. * Paul Legault’s most recent publication is Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror 2 (Fence Books). He lives in New York and works at CLMP. * Rebecca Loudon lives and writes in Seattle. She is the author of Cadaver Dogs from No Tell Books. She is a professional musician and teaches violin lessons to children. * Heidi Lynn Staples is the author of Noise Event (Ahsahta 2013) and co-editor of Big Energy Poets: When Ecopoetry Thinks Climate Change (forthcoming from BlazeVOX). She teaches in the MFA program at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. * Aditi Machado’s most recent publication is a translation excerpt of Farid Tali’s Prosopopoeia in World Literature Today. She edits poetry for Asymptote. * Caroline M. Mar’s most recent publication is “The Ritual” in The Collagist. She lives, writes, and teaches 9th grade in San Francisco, and can be found online @Ms_Mar_415. * Natasha Marin’s first book, MILK (Minor Arcana Press, 2014), explores what it means to be nurtured in the Digital Age. She hosts Midnight Teas (mikokuro.com) around the world and lives in Seattle with her children. You can follow her on Twitter @mikokuro. * Airea D. Matthews is a 2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow. She lives in Detroit and is currently the Assistant Director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2015, American Poet, The Missouri Review, The Baffler, Callaloo, Indiana Review, WSQ and elsewhere. Her performance work has featured at the Cannes Lions Festival, PBS’ RoadTrip Nation and NPR. * Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, 2017). His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Southern Humanities Review, New Haven Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact and Inch. A recipient of fellowships from The Frost Place and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Nathan is a graduate from Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers and a Cave Canem fellow. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn. * Shane McCrae’s most recent publication is The Animal Too Big to Kill from Persea Books. He lives in Oberlin, Ohio, and teaches at Oberlin College and Spalding University. * Erika Meitner’s most recent book of poems is Copia (BOA Editions, 2014). She directs the MFA program at Virginia Tech and can be found online at erikameitner.com * Edric Mesmer is the author of of monodies and homophony, out from Outriders Poetry Project (2015). He lives in Buffalo where he serves as cataloger to the University’s Poetry Collection. * Poupeh Missaghi is a writer and wanderer. A PhD candidate in Creative Writing, Fiction, at the University of Denver, she works as a freelance translator ( Persian < > English) and is Asymptote’s Editor-at-Large for Iran. * Roberto Montes is the author of I DON’T KNOW DO YOU (Ampersand Books, 2014.) A new chapbook, GRIEVANCES, is forthcoming in 2016 from the Atlas Review TAR chapbook series. * Jesse Morse lives in Denver, finishing up his PhD at University of Denver while teaching at Johnson & Wales University. Recent work can be found in Colorado Review and in The Whirlies on YouTube. * Sawako Nakayasu’s most recent books are The Ants (Les Figues Press, 2014), and Texture Notes (Letter Machine, 2010), and recent translations include The Collected Poems of Sagawa Chika (Canarium Books, 2015), and Tatsumi Hijikata’s Costume en Face (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015). sawakonakayasu.net * Denise Newman is a poet and translator living in San Francisco. She won the 2015 PEN translation prize for Baboon by the Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt. * R.M. O’Brien’s toilet has appeared on the blog, Poet Toilets. He lives in Henderson, New York. His website is rmobrien.info. * Okot p’Bitek was a Ugandan poet who achieved wide international recognition for Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol. * Alpheus Spring Packard was an American entomologist and palaeontologist. * Patty Paine’s most recent book is Grief & Other Animals (Accents Publishing). She is editor of diode poetry journal and Diode Editions, and is Interim Director of Liberal Arts & Sciences at VCU’s School of Arts and Design in Doha, Qatar. * Eric Paul lives in Providence, RI. His most recent collection, A Popular Place To Explode is available through Heartworm Press. Eric can be found online at iofferedmyselfasthesea.com. * Adam Peterson lives in Portland, Oregon. * Phaedrus was a Latin author and versifier of Aesop’s fables. * Plato was a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece. * Joshua Poteat’s most recent book is The Regret Histories, a selection of the 2014 National Poetry Series, from HarperPerennial. He lives in Richmond, Virginia. * Bin Ramke’s most recent book, MISSING THE MOON is from Omnidawn. He teaches at the University of Denver. * Andrea Rexilius’s most recent publication is New Organism: Essais from Letter Machine Editions. She lives in Denver and can be found online at andrearexilius.com. * Natalie Scenters-Zapico is from the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, USA and Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México. She is the author of The Verging Cities, which is part of the Mountain West Poetry Series (Center For Literary Publishing 2015). Learn more at nataliescenterszapico.com. * Taryn Schwilling is the author of The Anatomist (YesYes Books). She lives in Denver. * Natalie Shapero is the author of the poetry collection No Object. She teaches at Tufts University and serves as an editor with the Kenyon Review. * Sara Sheiner is currently a poetry MFA candidate and composition instructor at Virginia Tech. * Katie Jean Shinkle is the author of The Arson People (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2015). She is an assistant creative nonfiction editor of DIAGRAM and lives in Denver. * Oren Silverman lives in Denver, recent work has appeared in Gigantic Sequins and online in Prelude. * Noah Stetzer’s most recent publication is his poem, “The Challenge of Adherence” which appears at the A&U Magazine website and in their September print issue. He lives in the Washington DC area and can be found at noahstetzer.com * Bianca Stone’s most recent publication is Someone Else’s Wedding Vows, from Tin House Books & Octopus Books. She lives in Brooklyn New York. Her work can be found at poetrycomics.org. * Nomi Stone’s most recent collection of poems is Stranger’s Notebook from TriQuarterly. She is a PhD student at Columbia and doing her MFA at Warren Wilson. * Meredith Stricker collaborated in bees of the invisible a performance on colony collapse disorder. Her newest book Our Animal is forthcoming from Omnidawn. She co-directs visual poetry collaborative, focusing on architecture projects in Big Sur and intermedia. * Laura Swearingen-Steadwell is the author of How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps (Write Bloody Publishing, 2011). She is an editor for Four Way Review. * Czander Tan is from the Philippines, but now lives in Blacksburg, VA, and is a graduate student at Virginia Tech. * The Book of Joel is part of the Hebrew Bible. * Allison Titus’s book The True Book of Animal Homes is forthcoming from Saturnalia Press in 2017. * So far, TC Tolbert has lived longer than any insect s/he’s known. For this, s/he is grateful. * Genya Turovskaya is a poet and translator. Most recently her work has been featured in Asymptote, Pen Poetry Series, and Tarpaulin Sky. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. * Vanessa Angelica Villarreal’s first book, BEAST MERIDIAN, is forthcoming from Noemi Press January 2017. Her hometown is Houston, Texas and she tweets Kelis gifs and other people’s poems @Vanessid. * Danielle Vogel is most recently the author of Between Grammars published by Noemi Press. She teaches creative writing and book arts at Wesleyan University.  * G.C. Waldrep’s most recent book is a long poem, Testament (BOA Editions, 2015), and a chapbook, Susquehanna (Omnidawn, 2013). He lives in Lewisburg, Pa., where he teaches at Bucknell University, edits the journal West Branch, and serves as Editor-at-Large for The Kenyon Review. * Michael Joseph Walsh is a PhD candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Denver and co-editor for APARTMENT Poetry. His poems and reviews have appeared in Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Fence, PANK, and elsewhere. * Joshua Ware’s most recent publication is Unwanted Invention / Vargtimmen from Furniture Press Books. He lives in Denver, CO. His works-in-progress can be found at instagram.com/joshua.ware * Thera Webb’s most recent publication is Reality Asylum from h_ngm_n. She lives in Boston, is the managing editor at Black Ocean, and decorates bugs and bones as @blood_moon_boston. * Jon Woodward can be found online at jonwoodward.net. * Amy Wright’s homage to arthropoda, Everything in the Universe, is forthcoming from Iris Press in 2016. She is the Nonfiction Editor of Zone 3 Press and can be found online at awrightawright.com