Authors: Poetry

  • Steph Burt
    Steph Burt
    Steph (also Stephen and Stephanie) Burt is a poet, literary critic, and professor with eight published books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. Her essay collection Close Calls with Nonsense (Graywolf Press, 2009) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her next...
  • Maggie Dietz
    Maggie Dietz
    Maggie Dietz’s most recent collection, That Kind of Happy, was published in 2016. She is also the author of Perennial Fall and coeditor of Americans’ Favorite Poems, Poems to Read, and An Invitation to Poetry. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
  • Andrea Cohen
    Andrea Cohen
    Andrea Cohen’s poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Threepenny Review, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Glimmer Train, The Hudson Review, etc. Her poetry collections include Unfathoming (Four Way Books, 2017), Furs Not Mine (Four Way, 2015), Kentucky Derby (Salmon Poetry, 2011), Long...
  • Dede Cummings
    Dede Cummings
    Dede Cummings is a writer, literary agent/publisher and commentator for Vermont Public Radio. Her collection, To Look Out From, is the winner of the 4th annual Homebound Publications Poetry Prize, and was published by Homebound Publications in April, 2017. In 2013, she was a poetry contributor at the Bread...
  • Denise Duhamel
    Denise Duhamel
    Denise Duhamel received a BFA degree from Emerson College and a MFA degree from Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including: Blowout (University of Pittsburgh, 2013), Ka-Ching! (University of Pittsburgh, 2009), and Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems (University of Pittsburgh,...
  • Carolyn Forché
    Carolyn Forché
    Carolyn Forché’s first volume, Gathering the Tribes, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, was followed by The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Blue Hour. She has translated Mahmoud Darwish, Claribel Alegria, and Robert Desnos. Her famed international anthology, Against Forgetting, has been praised...
  • John Freeman
    John Freeman
    John Freeman is the editor of Freeman's, a literary biannual of new writing, and executive editor of Lit Hub. His books include "How to Read a Novelist" and "The Tyranny of E-mail," as well as "Tales of Two Cities," an anthology of new writing about inequality in New York...
  • Major Jackson
    Major Jackson
    Major Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry, including Roll Deep (Norton: 2015), which won the 2016 Vermont Book Award and was hailed in the New York Times Book Review as “a remixed odyssey.” His other volumes include Holding Company (Norton: 2010), Hoops (Norton: 2006), and Leaving...
  • David Tomas Martinez
    David Tomas Martinez
    David Tomas Martinez's work has been published or is forthcoming in Poetry Magazine, Ploughshares, Tin House, Boston Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, Forklift; Ohio, Poetry International, LitHub, Gulf Coast, Drunken Boat, Hypoallergic, Lumina Journal, The Journal, Crab Orchard Review, Academy of American Poet's...
  • Gail Mazur
    Gail Mazur
    Gail Mazur’s 7th collection, Forbidden City, was recently published by University of Chicago press in March, 2016. In 2011, University of Chicago Press Chicago published her 6th collection of poetry, Figures in a Landscape. Her book, Zeppo’s First Wife: New & Selected Poems, (Chicago, 2005) was winner of the 2006...
  • April Ossman
    April Ossman
    April Ossmann was executive director of Alice James Books from 2000 - 2008, and left to launch her consulting business, helping poets to get published. She edits poems and book manuscripts, and offers publishing advice to poets hoping to find a publisher (or to self-publish). She is the author...
  • Ben Pease
    Ben Pease
    Ben Pease is a board member of the Ruth Stone Foundation, which is currently in the middle of a major renovation of Ruth Stone’s home in Goshen, VT (and just launched a fundraiser to address some critical structural issues with the house). Pease holds degrees from Emerson College and...
  • Alison Prine
    Alison Prine
    Alison Prine’s poems have appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Harvard Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Schooner, among others. Her debut collection of poems, Steel, was chosen by Jeffrey Harrison for the Cider Press Review Book Award and was published in January, 2016. She...
  • David Rivard
    David Rivard
    David Rivard is the author of six books of poetry: Standoff, winner of the PEN/New England Award for poetry, Otherwise Elsewhere, Sugartown, Bewitched Playground, Wise Poison, winner of the James Laughlin Prize from the Academy of American Poets in 1996 and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book...
  • Nicole Sealey
    Nicole Sealey
    Nicole Sealey was born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, She is the author of Ordinary Beast, forthcoming from Ecco in fall 2017, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include an...
  • Charles Simic
    Charles Simic
    Charles Simic Charles Simic is a poet, essayist and translator. He was born in Yugoslavia in 1938 and immigrated to the United States in 1954. His first poems were published in 1959, when he was twenty-one. In 1961 he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and in 1966 he earned...