Chloe Honum is the author of The Tulip-Flame, selected by Tracy K. Smith as winner of the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. A recipient of a 2009 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, Honum has also received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Kerouac House of Orlando, and the Djerassi Artists Program.
Dora Malech is the author of Shore Ordered Ocean (Waywiser Press, 2009) and Say So (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011). Malech’s poems have appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Poetry, Best New Poets, Tin House, and The Yale Review. She recently joined the faculty of The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.