Wednesday, October 29
--> Sarah Fox wrote Because Why and The First Flag, both published by Coffee House Press. She facilitates the ongoing public invocation performance, "The Great Goddess is Everyone: for Chelsea Manning", and works as a teacher, astrologer, doula, & placenta encapsulator. She lives in Chicago.
Edwin Torres is a ‘lingualisualist’ whose poetic birth came via The Nuyorican Poets Café as mid-wifed by The St. Marks Poetry Project. He toured as a member of the groundbreaking poetry collective "Nuyorican Poets Café Live" that helped revitalize Spoken Word in the early 90's, including an appearance on the first MTV Spoken Word Unplugged, and continues to perform worldwide. He’s the author of 8 books including, Ameriscopia (University of Arizona Press), Yes Thing No Thing (Roof Books), and The PoPedology Of An Ambient Language (Atelos Books). Anthologies range from, Postmodern American Poetry Vol. 2 (2014 Norton) to Aloud: Voices From The Nuyorican Poets Café (1994 Holt). He recently organized the 24th Subterranean Poetry Festival held inside the Widow Jane Mine, in Rosendale NY.
Jacob Saenz is a CantoMundo fellow whose poetry has been published in Poetry, TriQuarterly, Pinwheel and other journals. He has been the recipient of a Letras Latinas Residency and a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship. He currently serves as an associate editor for RHINO.