April 25: Lee, Fletcher, Goldblatt

Eli Goldblatt’s poems have appeared in journals such as Cincinnati Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Hambone, Hubbub, 6ix, and 88. His book-length volumes include Herakles: A Verse Play (Tamarisk, 1981), Sessions 1-62 (Chax, 1991), Speech Acts (Chax, 1999), and Without a Trace (Singing Horse, 2001). In addition, Goldblatt has published two children's books, Leo Loves Round and Lissa and the Moon's Sheep. He is currently working on a literacy autobiography called Writing Home as well as a poetry manuscript entitled A Slender Singer: Early and Recent Poems. Goldblatt has published books and articles in composition/rhetoric as well; his new book is Because We Live Here: Sponsoring Literacy beyond the College Curriculum. He is a professor of English at Temple University.

Sueyeun Juliette Lee is a poet who lives in Philadelphia. She is the author of that gorgeous feeling (Coconut, 2009) and Mental Commitment Robots (Yo-Yo Labs, 2007). She also runs Corollary Press. For links to some of her poems, click here.

sasha fletcher has a BFA in ceramics from Tyler School of Art. He lives in South Philadelphia. He guts and sells fish. In the fall he will be an MFA candidate in poetry at Columbia University up there in New York City. For links to his work, visit his blog, an ice cold coca cola.


April 11: Dinh, Mir, Yearous-Algozin

Joey Yearous-Algozin lives in Philadelphia, where he is a graduate student in Poetry at Temple University. His work is forthcoming or has appeared in For(a)ge and The Robert Walser Society of Western Massachussets. His current project, TOWARDS DAYS, is accessible from his blog, LEAN-TO.

Stan Mir is the author of the forthcoming chapbook Flight Patterns (JR Van Sant) and the recipient of the 2008 Transcontinental Poetry Award from Pavement Saw Press for his manuscript The Lacustrine Suite, which will be published in March 2010. His work can be read in Fascicle, Octopus, word for/word, the ixnay reader, and elsewhere. He lives in the Germantown section of Philadelphia where he listens to people talk.

Linh Dinh is the author of two collections of stories, Fake House and Blood and Soap, four books of poems, All Around What Empties Out, American Tatts, Borderless Bodies and Jam Alerts, and a novel, Love Like Hate. He is also the editor of two anthologies of Vietnamese writers and poets. He maintains a blog, Detainees.