Poetry | Chris Tysh, Editor
Elaine EquiElaine Equi’s most recent book is The Intangibles from Coffee House Press. Widely published and anthologized, her work has appeared in Big Other, American Poetry Review, Brooklyn Rail, Court Green, The Nation, The New Yorker, Poetry, and in many editions of the Best American Poetry.
Harryette MullenBased in Los Angeles, poet and scholar Harryette Mullen is the author of Sleeping with the Dictionary, Recyclopedia, Urban Tumbleweed: Notes from a Tanka Diary and The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed To Be: Essays and Interviews. She has received many awards, including a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and a United States Artist Fellowship.
A. L. NielsenPoet, editor, and scholar A. L. Nielsen is the author most recently of Back Pages: Selected Poems, edited by Jean-Philippe Marcoux (BlazeVOX, 2021). His works of criticism include Black Chant and The Inside Songs of Amiri Baraka. He was the first winner of the Larry Neal Award for poetry and the recipient of an American Book Award for his edition of Lorenzo Thomas’ Don’t Deny My Name (University of Michigan Press, 2008).
Cole SwensenPoet, translator, and scholar Cole Swensen is the author of nineteen books of poetry, most recently Art in Time (Nightboat Books, 2021). A former Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of the PEN USA Award in Translation, she translates poetry and art criticism from French and divides her time between France and the United States.
Dennis Teichman, a Detroit-based writer, is founder and publisher (with Deborah King and Paul Schwarz) of Past Tents Press, a project dedicated to Detroit writing. The author of two books of poetry, Edge to Edge and V-8, he is a co-facilitator in the Writer’s Block writing workshop at Macomb Correctional Facility.