Ilya Kaminsky’s new book, Deaf Republic, is a parable-in-poems, will be published by Graywolf Press in March 2019. Kaminsky's earlier collection of poems, Dancing in Odessa, was published by Tupelo Press and received international acclaim. Kaminsky is the recipient of Whiting Writer's Award, Lannan Fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Metcalf Award, Ruth Lilly Fellowship, Dorset Prize, and Poetry magazine's Levinson prize. Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems. Her newest collection, Holy Moly Carry Me, was just released (also by BOA Editions) in September 2018.