Kathy Fagan and Christopher Kempf with Broadsides by Eana Agopian and Brian Carey.
Kathy Fagan’s fifth collection of poems, Sycamore, will be published by Milkweed Editions in early 2017. Her first collection, The Raft, won the National Poetry Series; her second, MOVING & ST RAGE, won the Vassar Miller Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of fellowships from the NEA, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Ohio Arts Council. Her work is widely anthologized, and newer poems have appeared in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, and Narrative. Fagan directs the Creative Writing Program at The Ohio State University and serves as Series Editor of the OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Poetry Prize.
Christopher Kempf is the author of Late in the Empire of Men, which won the Levis Prize from Four Way Books. Recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, as well as a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, he is currently a Ph.D. candidate in English Literature at the University of Chicago and the 2016-2017 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.