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Carrie Lorig is the author of The Pulp vs. The Throne (Artifice Books). Her chapbooks include The Book of Repulsive Women, which was selected by Lily Hoang for the Essay Press Chapbook Contest, Reading as Wildflower Activist (H_NGM_N), and NODS (Magic Helicopter Press). She is the curator for the Literature is Alive @ Emory reading series at Emory University.

Visions and Miracles*

Tom Savage is the author of eleven books of poetry including, most recently, Sonnets Mostly, 135 collaborations with Bill Kushner; Afghanistan: From Herat to Balkh and Back Again from Fly By Night Press, and Brainlifts from Strawgate Books. He has taught twice at the Poetry Project and given readings there and elsewhere for the past forty years.


Noah Eli Gordon lives in Denver, CO and teaches in the MFA program for Creative Writing at CU Boulder, where he currently directs Subito Press. His most recent book is The Word Kingdom in the Word Kingdom (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2015).

from Foreign Terms

Divya Victor is the author of Kith (Fence Books/ Book Thug), Natural Subjects (Trembling Pillow, Winner of the Bob Kaufman Award), UNSUB (Insert Blanc), & Things To Do With Your Mouth (Les Figues). She lives in the United States and Singapore, where she is Assistant Professor of Poetry and Writing at Nanyang Technological University.


Ed Coletti is a poet, fiction writer, painter and former counselor. He has published several books of poetry and He is internet publisher of the popular “No Money In Poetry.” More recent poetry collections have included When Hearts Outlive Minds, released during June 2011, Germs, Viruses, and Catechisms during December 2013 by Civil Defense Publications (San Francisco), and The Problem With Breathing from Edwin E. Smith Publications (Little Rock) in 2015.


Linda Nochlin is an American art historian, born and bred in Brooklyn. The Lila Acheson Wallace Professor Emerita of Modern Art at New York University Institute of Fine Arts, she is a writer and a poet. She is the author of Courbet; Realism; Representing Women; The Body in Pieces: the fragment as a metaphor of modernity, The Politics of Vision; Women, Art and Power; and Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: the Visceral Eye. Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader, ed. Maura Reilly, was published 2015, including the celebrated essay seen freshly: “‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?’ Thirty Years After.”


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