Fernando Valverde, author of Selected Poems, has been voted the most relevant Spanish-language poet born since 1970 by nearly two hundred critics and researchers from more than one hundred international universities, including Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford.
Jessie van Eerden, author of The Long Weeping: Portrait Essays, directs the low-residency MFA program at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She is also the author of two novels, My Radio Radio and Glorybound, which was awarded the 2012 Editor’s Choice Fiction Prize from Foreword Reviews.
Jay Varner is the author of Nothing Left to Burn. His writing has appeared in Bomb, Oxford American, and numerous other places. He teaches at James Madison University and Piedmont Virginia Community College.