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Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books),  Delivered (Persea Books) and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary Arts Program at Brown University. Her honors include the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets and Writers, The Wai Look Award for Outstanding Service to the Arts from the Asian American Arts Alliance and grants and fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts and The MacDowell Colony. She is Associate Professor of English / Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University.

 


Joseph O. Legaspi, a 2015 Fulbright fellow, is the author of the collections Threshold (CavanKerry Press, 2017) and Imago (University of Santo Tomas Press (Philippines); CavanKerry Press (U.S.)), and two chapbooks: Aviary, Bestiary (Organic Weapon Arts), winner of the David Blair Memorial Prize, and Subways (Thrush Press). A graduate of New York University’s Creative Writing Program, his poems appeared or are forthcoming in American Life in PoetryWorld Literature TodayPEN InternationalNorth American ReviewCallalooBloomsbury ReviewPoets & WritersGulf CoastGay & Lesbian Review, and the anthologies Language for a New Century (W.W. Norton) and Tilting the Continent (New Rivers Press). A recipient of a poetry fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, he resides in Queens, NY and works as Assistant to the Administrator at The Pulitzer Prizes.