Tuesday, April 24: LAWLESS//BLITSHTEYN//MARTIN//POWER//SHEA
AMY LAWLESS is the author of *Noctis Licentia* (Black Maze Books, 2008), and the chapbooks* **Elephants in Mourning* ([sic] Press, 2012), and *My Dead* (Forklift, Ink, forthcoming). She was named a 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts fellow. Some poems are forthcoming or have recently appeared in the Pen Poetry Series, Gesture, Heavy Feather, H_NGM_N, and Zócalo Public Square. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University. Visit amylawless.blogspot.com for more.
MARINA BLITSHTEYN is graduating from Columbia University with an MFA in poetry. She has work in Wag’s Revue, Fawlt Magazine, No, Dear, Southword, and 1913. Her chapbook, Russian for Lovers, was published by Argos Books last year.
Contrary to popular belief, M.G. MARTIN has never karate chopped Billy Collins in the neck, though, he is the author of One For None (Ink) & the chapbook Fall Out Of Your Skin (Pangur Ban Party). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Word Riot, ZYZZYVA, Explosion Proof, >kill author & PANK, among others. M.G. is from Hawaii, did a long stint in San Francisco & now resides in Brooklyn where he cooks Polynesian food like Mochiko Chicken, Yakisoba, & Terri Beef Fried Rice. Find him online: http://www.mgmartin.tumblr.com/ Twitter: @themgmartin
ALLISON POWER is an editor at Rizzoli Publications. A founding editor of the journal MAGGY, her poems have recently appeared in Washington Square, Post Road, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Pax Americana. Her chapbook YOU AMERICANS was published by Green Zone editions in 2008. She keeps her bio brief and her friends call her Ali.
KEVIN SHEA is originally from Quincy, MA. He now lives in Brooklyn and works in publishing. A recent graduate of the MFA program at The New School, his writing has previously appeared in Forklift Ohio, The Equalizer, dislocate, and Unshod Quills, among others. That sounds so boring. Fuck it, feel free to add something egregious.