Dorothea Lasky is the author of four full-length collections of poetry: Rome (Liveright/W. W. Norton), as well as Thunderbird, Black Life, and Awe. She has also written several chapbooks, including Poetry Is Not a Project (Ugly Ducking Presse, 2010). Her writing has appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Atlantic and Boston Review, among other places. She is a co-editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeney’s, 2013). She is an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and lives in New York City.
Leslie Jamison is the author of a novel, The Gin Closet, and a collection of essays, The Empathy Exams. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, Oxford American, A Public Space, Virginia Quarterly Review and The Believer. She is a columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and an Assistant Professor at Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
Jen George was born in Thousand Oaks, California. She lives and works in New York City. Her first book, The Babysitter at Rest, was published by Dorothy, a publishing project in October.
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