George David Clark & Matthew Minicucci with broadsides by Mary Heebner and Maria Scott.
George David Clark
George David Clark is the author of Reveille (winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press) and his most recent poems can be found in The Believer, Blackbird, The Cincinnati Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere. His work can also be found reprinted online at Verse Daily and Poetry Daily. David earned an MFA at the University of Virginia and a PhD in Creative Writing at Texas Tech University before holding the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship at Colgate University and the Lilly Postdoctoral Fellowship at Valparaiso University. He has received additional honors from Southern Poetry Review (the Guy Owen Prize), Narrative Magazine (the 30 Below Prize), and the Sewanee Writer’s Conference (a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship), among others. The editor-in-chief of 32 Poems, he currently lives in Valparaiso, Indiana with his wife, Elisabeth, and their three young children.
Matthew Minicucci is the author of Translation (Kent State University Press, 2015), chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize. His work has also appeared in or is forthcoming from numerous journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2014, Blackbird, Gettysburg Review, Massachusetts Review, The Southern Review, and Third Coast, among others. He currently teaches writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.