5/20/14

May 31: Wallace, Osman, Devaney

Mark Wallace is the author and editor of more than fifteen books and chapbooks of poetry, fiction, and essays. Most recently he has published a book-length prose poem, Notes from the Center on Public Policy, and a novel, The Quarry and The Lot. He lives in San Diego, California, and teaches at California State University San Marcos.

Jena Osman's latest book is Corporate Relations, put out by Burning Deck Press last month. Burning Deck also published her first ever chapbook, Twelve Parts of Her, 25 years ago. Parts of Corporate Relations have been set to music by the composer Ted Hearne, and you can hear the piece performed by The Crossing on June 15 at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. Osman's other recent books include Public Figures and The Network. She teaches in the English Department at Temple, where she's currently the director of the MFA Creative Writing Program.

Thomas Devaney is the author of Calamity Jane (Furniture Press Books, 2014) and The Picture That Remains (The Print Center, 2014). He is the editor of ONandOnScreen and teaches at Haverford College.