Joanna Klink is the author of They Are Sleeping (2000), Circadian (2007), Raptus (2010), Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (2015), and The Nightfields (2020). Her poems have appeared in many anthologies, most recently Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now and The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth Century Poetry. She has received awards and fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, Civitella Ranieri, the Bogliasco Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Trust of Amy Lowell, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Lisa Olstein is the author of Pain Studies, a book-length lyric essay, and four poetry collections: Radio Crackling, Radio Gone, winner of the Hayden Carruth Award; Lost Alphabet, a Library Journal best book of the year; Little Stranger, a Lannan Literary Selection; and Late Empire. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, Lannan Writing Residency, Essay Press Chapbook Prize, and Sustainable Arts Foundation Award.
Roger Reeves is the author of the poetry collection King Me (Copper Canyon) and recipient of honors and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, Bread Loaf, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and Cave Canem. His poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Tin House. Kim Addonizio selected “Kletic of Walt Whitman” for the Best New Poets 2009 anthology. He earned his MFA from the Michener Center in 2010 and his PhD in English from UT’s Dept of English, and he previously taught at University of Illinois/Chicago.