Autumn House Press + Bull City Press
+ Four Way Books present
makalani bandele, Charlie Clark, Andrea Cohen, Jeffrey Harrison, Yona Harvey, Charles Kell, Rodney Terich Leonard, Tariq Luthun, Britton Shurley, Dennis James Sweeney, Katherine Barrett Swett, Hannah VanderHart, Melissa Wiley, Michael X. Wang, C. Dale Young
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makalani bandele is the author of under the aegis of a winged mind, awarded the 2019 Autumn House Press Poetry Prize.
Charlie Clark’s debut poetry collection The Newest Employee of the Museum of Ruin was published by Four Way Books in 2020. He studied poetry at the University of Maryland. He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference & was a 2019 NEA fellow in poetry.
Andrea Cohen is the author of seven poetry collections, including these with Four Way Books: Everything (2021), Nightshade (2019), Unfathoming (2017), and Furs Not Mine (2015). She directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, MA.
Jeffrey Harrison is the award-winning author of seven books of poetry, most recently Between Lakes (Four Way Books 2020). He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, among other honors.
Yona Harvey’s second poetry book, You Don’t Have to Go to Mars for Love, was published by Four Way Books in 2020. Her first poetry book, Hemming the Water, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University.
Charles Kell is the author of Cage of Lit Glass, winner of the 2018 Autumn House Poetry Prize.
An Air Force veteran who served during the Gulf War, Rodney Terich Leonard was born in Nixburg, Alabama. Sweetgum & Lightning (Four Way Books 2021) is his debut collection of poetry. A Callaloo poetry fellow, he received an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University.
Tariq Luthun’s How the Water Holds Me (Bull City Press, 2020) is the Editors’ Selection from the 2019 Frost Place Chapbook Competition. Luthun’s work has appeared in Vinyl Poetry, Lit Hub, Mizna, Winter Tangerine Review, and Button Poetry, among other credits.
Britton Shurley is the author of Spinning the Vast Fantastic (Bull City Press, 2021). Shurley’s poetry has appeared in such journals as Southern Humanities Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, and Southern Indiana Review.
Dennis James Sweeney is the author of In the Antarctic Circle, winner of the Rising Writer Prize from Autumn House Press. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Katherine Barrett Swett’s first book, Voice Message (Autumn House 2020), was selected by Erica Dawson for the 2019 Donald Justice Prize.
Hannah VanderHart is the author of the forthcoming What Pecan Light (Bull City Press, 2021). She has poems & reviews recently published and forthcoming at The McNeese Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, The Greensboro Review, Poetry Northwest and American Poetry Review.
Melissa Wiley is the author of the personal essay collections Skull Cathedral, which won Autumn House Press’s 2019 Nonfiction Prize, and Antlers in Space and Other Common Phenomena.
Born in China, Michael X. Wang is a writer currently living in Russellville, Arkansas.
C. Dale Young lives in San Francisco and practices medicine full-time. He is the author, with Four Way Books, of the poetry collections Prometeo (2021), The Halo (2016), Torn (2011), and The Second Person (2007), as well as The Affliction (2018), a novel in stories. BOOK LINK Prometeo by C. Dale Young