On the Poets

Jesse Bertron is a poet living in Austin. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Rattle, Ruminate, HOOT Online, and The Ilanot Review.

Daniel Bowman Jr. is the author of A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country (VAC Poetry, 2012). His writing has appeared in The Adirondack Review, American Poetry Journal, Books & Culture, The Midwest Quarterly, Seneca Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Indiana, where he is associate professor of English at Taylor University and editor-in-chief of Relief: A Journal of Art & Faith.

Kim Bridgford is the director of Poetry by the Sea and the editor of Mezzo Cammin. The author of ten books, she is the recipient of grants from the NEA, the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, and the Ucross Foundation.

Joseph Chaney teaches literature and writing at Indiana University South Bend, where he serves as publisher of Wolfson Press. His poetry has appeared in many journals, including Prairie Schooner, The Nation, Apple Valley Review, Dogwood, Spillway, Stoneboat, Beloit Poetry Journal, and Crazyhorse.

Ben Egerton is a poet and education lecturer from Wellington, New Zealand. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the Times Educational Supplement, The New Zealand Herald, Cordite Poetry Review, Turbine | Kapohau, and Landfall.

Brent House, an editor for The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast and a contributing editor for The Tusculum Review, is a native of Necaise, Mississippi, where he raised cattle and watermelons on his family’s farm. Slash Pine Press published his first poetry collection, The Saw Year Prophecies.

Arah Ko is a writer living between Seattle and the Greater Chicago area. She studied English at Wheaton College and is the Luci Shaw Fellow at Image journal. Her work has appeared in Blue Marble Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Maudlin House, and The Blue Route, among others.

Elaine Wilburt earned her BA in French and English from Middlebury College. Her poems have appeared in Thema, New Thought Journal, the City Paper (Baltimore), among others; devotionals, in The Word in Season. Forthcoming poetry to appear in Better Than Starbucks, Jalmurra, and Purpose.


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