Rob Griffith is the author of four poetry collections, The Moon from Every Window, nominated for the 2013 Poets' Prize; A Matinee in Plato’s Cave, which won Indiana’s Best Book of 2009 Award; Poisoning Caesar; and Necessary Alchemy, which won the 1999 Tennessee Chapbook Award. His work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, The North American Review, Prairie Schooner, The Oxford American, and the Connecticut Review, among many others. He is the Director of the University of Evansville Press and teaches creative writing in Indiana.
Paul Bone is from Vandalia, Illinois. After graduating from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, he earned an M.F.A. from the University of Arkansas in 1999. His manuscript Momentary Vision of the Assistant Meteorologist won the 2005 Uccelli Chapbook Contest, and his poems have been published in The Cream City Review, Quarterly West, and Farmer’s Market. He teaches creative writing at the University of Evansville.
William Baer, a Guggenheim fellow, is the author of twenty books, including five collections of poetry, most recently “Bocage” and Other Sonnets (recipient of the X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize). His other books include Luís de Camões: Selected Sonnets;The Ballad Rode into Town; and The Unfortunates (recipient of the T.S. Eliot Award). A former Fulbright (Portugal) and the recipient of a N.E.A. Creative Writing Fellowship, he’s a graduate of Rutgers, N.Y.U., South Carolina, the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins, and the U.S.C. School of Cinema. He was also the founding editor of The Formalist (1990-2004) and the founding director of both the Richard Wilbur Poetry Series and the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Competition.
Katie Darby Mullins teaches Creative Writing at the University of Evansville. In addition to being nominated for a Pushcart Prize and editing a rock 'n roll crossover edition of the metrical poetry journal Measure, she's been published or has work forthcoming in journals like Hawaii Pacific Review, Harpur Palate, Broad River Review, Big Lucks, and The Evansville Review. She was also a semifinalist in the Ropewalk Press Fiction Chapbook competition and in the Casey Shay Press poetry chapbook competition. She's also the lead writer and founder of the music blog Katie Darby Recommends.