7 PM ⡇DEC 4th

PAUL LEGAULT's poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Maggy, Supermachine, and other journals. He is the co-founder and co-editor of the translation journal Telephone. His first book, The Madeleine Poems, is just out from Omnidawn.

CATE MARVIN's first book of poems, World's Tallest Disaster, was chosen by Robert Pinsky for the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and published by Sarabande Books in 2001. In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. Her second book of poems, Fragment of the Head of a Queen, also published by Sarabande, appeared in 2007. A 2007 Whiting Award recipient and NYFA Gregory Millard Fellow, she co-edited with poet Michael Dumanis the anthology Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande, 2006). Marvin is an associate professor in English at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, and teaches in Columbia University's MFA program, as well as the low-residency M.F.A. program in creative writing at Lesley University. She lives in Staten Island, NY, and is Co-Director, with poet Erin Belieu, of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts (vidaweb.org).

BIANCA STONE is co-curator of Ladder Reading Series and editor of Monk Books. Her most publications include Crazyhorse, The Green Mountain Review, Agriculture Reader, and Conduit. She is the author of the chapbook Someone Else’s Wedding Vows from Argos Books. Her blog is called Poetry Comics. She lives in Brooklyn.

MICHELLE TARANSKY is the author of BARN BURNED, THEN selected by Marjorie Welish for the 2008 Omnidawn Poetry Prize. Taransky lives in Philadelphia where she works at Kelly Writers House, as reviews editor for Jacket2, and teaches writing at University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. A chapbook, NO, I WILL BE IN THE WOODS will be published by Brave Men Press this spring.