Tempo

David Woo is the author of Divine Fire (Georgia Review Books/The University of Georgia Press, 2021) and The Eclipses (BOA Editions, 2005). His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Threepenny Review, The New Republic, The Asian American Literary Review, Literary Imagination, and other journals and anthologies. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dreaming of Roscoe Mitchell

Gerald Majer’s poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in Callaloo, FIELD, The Georgia Review (several times), Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, Yale Review, and other journals; his creative-nonfiction book The Velvet Lounge was published by Columbia University Press in 2005. Majer teaches literature and creative writing at Stevenson University in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Soul Atoms

Bruce Beasley is the author of eight collections of poems, including his most recent, All Soul Parts Returned (2017) and Theophobia (2012), both from BOA Editions. A native of Macon, Georgia, he lives in Bellingham, Washington, and is a professor of English at Western Washington University.

Graduation

Funeral of the Virgin

Ephemeral Ethereal

After Smoke

We Talk Physics into the Night

Bullet in My Neck

Gerald Stern’s most recent books are a collection of poems, In Beauty Bright (W. W. Norton, 2012), and a book of essays, Stealing History (Trinity University, 2012). This Time: New and Selected Poems (1998) won the National Book Award, and his numerous other honors include the Ruth Lilly Prize and the Wallace Stevens Award. Stern taught for many years at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and he served as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 2005–2011.