series launch

amy king

Author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, The People Instruments (Pavement Saw Press), Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press), and forthcoming, Men by the Lips of Women (Pudding House) and Slaves to Do These Things (Blazevox Books), a collaboration with Derrick Tyson.

Amy edits the Poetics List, sponsored by The Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY-Buffalo/University of Pennsylvania), moderates the Women’s Poetry ListservGoodreads Poetry! Group, and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. Her poems have been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, and she has been the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry. Amy King was also the 2007 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. She is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School.

chris martin

Author of American Music, chosen by C. D. Wright for the Hayden Carruth Award and published by Copper Canyon. His poems have appeared in Jacket, Cannibal, Aufgabe, Lungfull!, Swerve ,and have recently seen love from Big Bell in San Francisco, minor/american in North Carolina, and Forklift, Ohio in...well, Ohio. He lives in another part of Brooklyn.

ana božičević

Emigrated to NYC from Croatia in 1997. Her first book, Stars of the Night Commute, is forthcoming from Tarpaulin Sky Press. She’s the author of forthcoming chapbooks The Stars on the 7:18 to Penn (Dusie Press) and God, Sebastian, Amy (Flying Guillotine Press), as well as Document (Octopus Books, 2007) and Morning News (Kitchen Press, 2006). Recent work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Hotel Amerika, Forklift, Ohio, absent, typo, fou and elsewhere. With amy king, she is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic (Factory School, forthcoming).

joanna fuhrman

Author of three collections of poetry, Freud in Brooklyn, Ugh Ugh Ocean, and Moraine. Her new book Pageant is forthcoming from Alice James Books in November.