Q&A with the Authors
Luke Johnson is the author of <em>After the Ark</em>. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in <em>New England Review</em>, <em>Poetry Northwest</em>, <em>The Southern Review</em>, <em>The Threepenny Review</em>, and elsewhere. His work has been featured by <em>Huffington Post</em>, <em>Poetry Daily,</em> and <em>Verse Daily </em>and has twice appeared in the<em> Best New Poets</em> anthology. Johnson is an associate poetry editor at <em>storySouth</em>, director of the Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop Online, and teaches English and creative writing at the University of Mary Washington. He holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hollins, where he was a Teaching Fellow.
Will Schutt is the author of <em>Westerly</em>, selected as the winner of the 2012 Yale Series of Younger Poets award. He has also earned honors from the Academy of American Poets and Oberlin College. Schutt holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hollins and is the recipient of fellowships from the James Merrill House and the Stadler Center for Poetry. His poems have appeared in <em>FIELD</em>, <em>Harvard Review</em>, <em>The Kenyon Review Online</em>, and <em>The Southern Review</em>. His translations from Italian have been published in<em> AGNI</em>, <em>A Public Space</em>, and <em>Drunken Boat</em>.
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