Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington, D.C., area, Hoa Nguyen studied Poetics at New College of California in San Francisco.
Author of four full-length books of poetry, her titles include As Long As Trees Last , Red Juice, Poems 1998-2008, and Violet Energy Ingots from Wave Books. She currently makes her home in Toronto where she teaches Ryerson University, for the low residency MFA programs at Miami University and Bard College, and in a long-running, private workshop.
Anselm Berrigan‘s recent books of poetry include Come In Alone (Wave, 2016) and Primitive State (Edge, 2015).
A chapbook, Degrets, is forthcoming from Couch Press. He is the poetry editor for The Brooklyn Rail, and also editor of the just-about-released What Is Poetry? (Just kidding, I know you know): Selected Interviews from the Poetry Project Newsletter, 1983-2009.