MOLLY BENDALL is the author four collections of
poetry, After Estrangement, Dark Summer, Ariadne’s Island
and most recently, Under the Quick from Parlor Press.
With poet Gail Wronsky, she co-authored Bling & Fringe
from What Books. Her poems have appeared in many
journals, including The Paris Review, Poetry, American
Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, New American Writing,
and in the anthologies American Hybrid: The Norton
Anthology of the New Poem, American Poetry: The Next
Generation, and The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative
Poetry. She also translates the French surrealist poet
Joyce Mansour. Currently she teaches at the University
of Southern California.
BRENDAN CONSTANTINE is a poet based in Hollywood.
His work has appeared in numerous journals, including
Ploughshares, FIELD, and Zyzzyva. His first book, Letters To
Guns, is now required reading in creative writing programs
across the nation. His most recent collections are Birthday
Girl With Possum (2011) and Calamity Joe (2012). Mr.
Constantine has had work commissioned by the Getty
Museum and received grants from the James Irvine
Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts. He
is currently poet in residence at the Windward School and
adjunct professor at Antioch University. In addition, he regularly
offers classes in hospitals, prisons, shelters, and with
the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project.