Matthew Rohrer is the author of A HUMMOCK IN THE MALOOKAS, SATELLITE, A GREEN LIGHT, RISE UP and A PLATE OF CHICKEN. With Joshua Beckman he wrote NICE HAT. THANKS and recorded the audio CD ADVENTURES WHILE PREACHING THE GOSPEL OF BEAUTY. With Joshua Beckman and Anthony McCann he wrote the secret book GENTLE READER! It is not for sale. Octopus Books published his action/adventure chapbook-length poem THEY ALL SEEMED ASLEEP in 2008. DESTROYER AND PRESERVER was published by Wave Books in April.
Brett Fletcher Lauer is managing director of the Poetry Society of America and poetry editor of A Public Space. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Fence, Tin House, and elsewhere.
Polly Duff Bresnick is the author of the chapbook Old Gus Eats (Publishing Genius, July 2012), which contains stanzas fourteen through twenty-three excerpted from her visual translation of Homer’s The Odyssey. Her chapbook, MIRROR POEMS (O’Clock Press, December 2012), contains her antonymic translations of Patricia Delmar’s Poemario Rouge. Her writing has recently appeared or is forthcoming in LIT, The Brooklyn Rail, elimae, The Offending Adam, and The Fiddleback. She received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn.
Matt Nelson rides the lightning. He goes to school at Queens College.
Jacob Perkins is a fine looking artist who lives in Brooklyn. He is learning how to stay warm.