Conference attendees may schedule a free 30 minute consultation with one of our resident poets.
Rebecca Foust is the recent recipient of fellowships from The Frost Place, the MacDowell Colony, and the Sewanee Writer’s Conference. Her fifth book, Paradise Drive, won the 2015 Press 53 Award for Poetry and was reviewed in the Georgia Review, the Hudson Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Review of Books, and elsewhere. Foust works as Poetry Editor for Women’s Voices for Change and as an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine.
George Green’s book of poems, Lord Byron’s Foot, won the New Criterion Prize in 2012 and the Poets’ Prize in 2014. His work has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including Poetry 180; 180 More Poems; The Best American Poetry 2005, and 2006; The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets; and Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems about Birds. Green grew up in western Pennsylvania but has lived for over three decades in Manhattan’s East Village. He teaches at Lehman College, CUNY, in the Bronx. In 2014 he received an award for literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Quincy R. Lehr's most recent books are The Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar (2015) and Heimat (2014). His poems and criticism appear widely in print and online journals in North America, Europe, and Australia. A longtime co-host of the long-running Carmine St. Metrics series in New York City, Lehr is also the associate editor of TheRaintown Review. He lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches history.
Juliana Gray is the author of Roleplay (Dream Horse Press, 2012), winner of the 2010 Orphic Prize, and The Man Under My Skin (River City Publishing, 2005). An Alabama native, she lives in western New York and teaches at Alfred University.