Wednesday, November 19
Julie Carr is the author of six books of poetry, most recently 100 Notes on Violence (Ahsahta, 2010), RAG (Omnidawn, 2014), and the forthcoming Think Tank (Solid Objects, 2015). She is also the author of Surface Tension: Ruptural Time and the Poetics of Desire in Late Victorian Poetry (Dalkey Archive, 2013), and the co-editor of Active Romanticism: The Radical Impulse in Nineteenth-Century and Contemporary Poetic Practice, forthcoming from University of Alabama Press (2015). Carr is an associate professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder where she teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program and the Intermedia Arts Writing and Performance Ph.D. program. She lives in Denver and helps to run Counterpath Press and Counterpath Gallery.
Sasha Steensen is the author of three books of poetry: House of Deer, A Magic Book, The Method, all from Fence Books, as well as several chapbooks. Recent essays and poems have appeared in Jubilat, Octopus, The Volta, and The Laurel Review, among others. She teaches Creative Writing at Colorado State University, where she also serves as a poetry editor for Colorado Review.
Joel Felix was born and raised in the Downriver Detroit area. As an adult, he settled in Chicago where he co-edited LVNG magazine for ten years. He holds an MFA from Bard College and presently serves as an Associate Director of Curriculum in the University of Washington's School of Public Health. He lives in Seattle with Candice Rai and their son Sanchaman. Limbs of the Apple Tree Never Die (Verge Books, 2013) is his first book-length collection.