R136. The Craft of Editing Poetry: Practices and Perspectives from Literary Magazine Editors
Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Anna Lena Phillips Bell's first poetry collection, Ornament, won the 2016 Vassar Miller Prize and is forthcoming. The recipient of a 2016 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship in literature, she is editor of Ecotone and Lookout Books, and she teaches in the creative writing department at UNCW.
Sumita Chakraborty is assistant poetry editor of AGNI and a doctoral candidate in English at Emory. Her poems and prose are forthcoming or have appeared in Boston Review, At Length, Gulf Coast, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.
George David Clark is the author of Reveille, winner of the Miller Williams Prize. The editor of 32 Poems, he teaches as an assistant professor of English at Washington & Jefferson College.
Jessica Faust is coeditor and poetry editor of the Southern Review, which she joined in 2004. She has composed lyrics for the award-winning and critically acclaimed records I the River, Hummingbird, Go!, and Street Parade.
James M. Smith Jr. is the editor of Southern Poetry Review and Don't Leave Hungry: Fifty Years of Southern Poetry Review. His poems are in Agni, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, Shenandoah, and 32 Poems, among others.