Jennifer Perrine & Glen Shaheen with broadsides by Paddy Aidan & Chad Andrews.
Jennifer Perrine‘s first collection of poems, The Body Is No Machine (New Issues, 2007), won the 2008 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry. Her second book, In the Human Zoo (University of Utah Press, 2011), won the 2010 Agha Shahid Ali Prize. Her individual poems have received prizes from Bellingham Review, Third Coast and Robinson Jeffer’s Tor House. Perrine lives in Des Moines, Iowa, where she organizes the Younger American Poets Reading Series. www.jenniferperrine.org
Glenn Shaheen received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and currently lives in Michigan, where he co-edits the journal NANO Fiction. His book of poems, Predatory, won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and is available from the University of Pittsburgh Press. Additionally, he presently serves on the board of directors for the Radius of Arab-American Writers, Inc. www.glennshaheen.com