Spencer Short lives in “downtown” Brooklyn. He currently works as a litigator. He is also the author of Tremolo, selected for the National Poetry Series and published by HarperCollins in 2001. He studied writing at the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa and received his law degree from the University of Chicago.
Kathleen Ossip is the author of two books of poems, The Search Engine and The Cold War, and one chapbook, Cinephrastics. Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, the Washington Post, Fence, The Believer, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches at The New School in New York, where she was a founding editor of LIT, and she’s the poetry editor of Women’s Studies Quarterly. She has received a fellowship in poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts, as well as grants from Bread Loaf, the Ragdale Foundation, and Yaddo.