Catherine Sasanov’s Had Slaves, winner of Firewheel Editions’ 2009 Sentence Book Award, delves into her discovery of slaveholding among her Missouri ancestors, and her research into what happened to their slaves. Her other poetry collections are Traditions of Bread and Violence, All the Blood Tethers, and the libretto for the theater work, Las Horas de Belén: A Book of Hours, commissioned by Mabou Mines. She lives in Boston.
Marjorie Tesser is the author of THE IMPORTANT THING IS… Card Game, a poetry chapbook in the form of a game; it was the winner of the 2009 Firewheel Chapbook Award. She is an editor of Bowery Books, an independent poetry press, and of The Mom Egg, a journal.
K. Abigail Walthausen spends her time painting on glass and taking all the fun out of poetry for high school students. Her chapbook The Internet is forthcoming with Fractious Press. Read more at www.literaturesandwich.com.
Thera Webb is a radical feminist and resident of Queens, NY. She received her MFA in poetry from UNC Greensboro, and has had work in Fiction (JP) and Forklift, Ohio. Her chapbook, On The Shoulders of the Bear, is upcoming from Fractious Press.
Veronica Liu’s (host) writing and visual art have appeared in Broken Pencil, Quick Fiction, Pax Americana, We’ll Never Have Paris, Get Ahead, and other journals and zines. She is cofounder of the publishing collective Fractious Press and the online community radio station Washington Heights Free Radio.