Stephen Larsen

Posted by admin on February 21, 2012

Stephen Larsen graduated magna cum laude from San Diego State University with honors in English and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society. A music enthusiast, he’s been writing songs most of his life, experience essential to his poetry.


Rhina P. Espaillat

Posted by admin on February 20, 2012

Rhina P. Espaillat has published her work in numerous magazines and over fifty anthologies, in both English and her native Spanish, as well as three chapbooks and eight full-length books. Her most recent are a poetry collection in English, Her Place in These Designs (Truman State University Press, Kirksville, 2008), and a bilingual collection of her short stories, El olor de la memoria/The Scent of Memory (Ediciones CEDIBIL, Santo Domingo, D. R., 2007).  


Tony Barnstone

Posted by admin on December 26, 2011

Tony Barnstone’s books of poetry include Tongue of War, winner of the John Ciardi Prize in Poetry; The Golem of Los Angeles, which won the Benjamin Saltman Award in Poetry; Sad Jazz: Sonnets; and Impure. He is also the translator of five books of Chinese poetry and prose and the editor of three world literature textbooks. He is the Albert Upton Professor of English Language and Literature at Whittier College.



Ernest Hilbert

Posted by admin on December 26, 2011

Ernest Hilbert’s debut collection is Sixty Sonnets (2009). His poems have appeared in The New Republic, Yale Review, American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Parnassus, Boston Review, American Scholar, and the London Review



Richard Wakefield

Posted by admin on December 26, 2011

Richard Wakefield’s collection East of Early Winters received the 2006 Richard Wilbur Award. His poem “Petrarch” won the 2010 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. He teaches writing and literature at Tacoma Community College and the University of Washington, Tacoma.