Sean Thomas Dougherty & Gail Martin with broadsides by Alexa Karabin & Emily Gadzinski.
Sean Thomas Dougherty
Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author or editor of thirteen books across genre including the forthcoming All I Ask for Is Longing: Poems 1994- 2014 (2014 BOA Editions) Scything Grace (2013 Etruscan Press) Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line (2010 BOA Editions) which was a finalist for Binghamton University Milton Kessler’s literary prize for the best book by a poet over 40, the novella The Blue City (2008 Marick Press/Wayne State University), and Broken Hallelujahs (2007 BOA Editions). He is the recipient of two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry and a Fulbright Lectureship to the Balkans. Known for his electrifying performances he has performed at hundreds of venues, universities and festivals across North America and Europe. He currently lives in Erie, PA where he works in a pool hall and writes his poems.
Gail Martin is the author of The Hourglass Heart (New Issues Press, 2003) and Begin Empty-Handed (Perugia Press, 2013), which won the Perugia Press Poetry Prize. Recent work appears in Alaska Quarterly Review, Tar River Review and Poet-Lore. Martin works as a psychotherapist in private practice in Kalamazoo, MI.