Rae Armantrout is the author of numerous books of poetry published by Wesleyan University Press, including Partly: New and Selected Poems, 2001-2015; Versed, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010, Up to Speed, a finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Poetry, and, most recently, Wobble (October 2018). Armantrout’s poetry has been widely anthologized and she has taught writing for almost twenty years at the University of California, San Diego.
Ron Silliman is the author and editor of over twenty books of poetry, including Crow; ABC; Paradise, which received the Poetry Center Book Award from San Francisco State University; What; Xing; and Woundwood). Silliman is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the NEA, the California Arts Council, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, and the Pew Fellowship in the Arts. He and his family reside in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
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