Estill Pollock was born in Kentucky. His early work was published in journals as diverse as Harvard Advocate, Poetry,and Upstairs at Duroc (Paris). His publications include the book cycles, Blackwater Quartet (Kittiwake Editions, 2005) and Relic Environments Trilogy (Cinnamon Press, 2011). Salt Ensign, his first book of poems in ten years and his first collection to be published in the United States, is scheduled for publication in 2021. Other journal publications of note include Orbis and Poetry Review (London).
Amit Majmudar is a poet, novelist, essayist, and translator. His latest books include Godsong: A Verse Translation of the Bhagavad-Gita, with Commentary (Knopf, 2018) and the poetry collection What He Did in Solitary (Knopf, 2020). Recent novels published in India include Sitayana (Penguin Random House India, 2019) and Soar (Penguin Random House India, 2020). The former first Poet Laureate of Ohio, he is also a diagnostic nuclear radiologist in Westerville, Ohio, where he lives with his wife and three children.
Garret Keizer is the author of The World Pushes Back, winner of the 2018 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, and eight books of prose, including Getting Schooled, Privacy,and The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want. His poetry has appeared in AGNI, the Antioch Review, Harvard Review, the Hudson Review,the New Yorker, Ploughshares,and Raritan, among others.He is a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine and Virginia Quarterly Review. He lives with his wife in northeastern Vermont.
Wendy Videlock lives in a small agricultural town on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. Her work appears in The Best American Poetry, American Life in Poetry, Hudson Review, Hopkins Review, the New York Times, Poetry, Dark Horse, and other venues. In the introduction to her first book, MacArthur finalist A.E. Stallings says of her work, “what [these poems] lack in length . . .
Alexander Pepple founded and edits Able Muse and Able Muse Press, and also founded and directs the Eratosphere online worskshop. His poetry and prose have been or will be published in Barrow Street, River Styx, American Arts Quarterly, Light, Think Journal, Euphony, Per Contra, Eclectica, Measure and elsewhere.