Heather Bourbeau’s poetry has been published in Open City, Small Spiral Notebook and Work. She was a finalist for the Randall Jarrell Prize, and the winner of the Pisk! Poetry Slam. Her journalism has appeared in The Economist, The Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and The New York Times. In addition, she was a contributing writer to The New York Times bestseller, Not on Our Watch: A Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond with Don Cheadle and John Prendergast. She has recently published her first collection of poetry, “Daily Palm Castings”, portraits of people in often overlooked professions.
Anne Elliott is a NYC spoken word veteran with stage credits including the Whitney Museum, Alice Tully Hall, and the Poetry Project at St. Marks. Her poetry has been featured most recently in New York Quarterly, and her short fiction appears or is forthcoming in the Bellevue Literary Review, The Normal School, Witness, and others.