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PHILLIP CRYMBLE is a disabled writer and scholar living in Atlantic Canada. A poetry editor at The Fiddlehead and SSHRC doctoral fellow at UNB, he received his MFA from the University of Michigan and has published poems in The Malahat Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Literary Review of Canada, The New Quarterly, CV2, The Forward Book of Poetry 2017, and elsewhere.In 2016, Not Even Laughter, his first full-length collection, was a finalist for both the New Brunswick Book Award and the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia’s J.M. Abraham Prize.
ROBIN RICHARDSON is the author of three collections of poetry, and is Editor-in-Chief at Minola Review. Her work has appeared in Salon, Poetry Magazine, The Walrus, Hazlitt, and Tin House, among others. She holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, has won the Fortnight Poetry Prize in the U.K., The John B. Santorini Award, The Joan T. Baldwin Award, and has been shortlisted for the CBC, Walrus, and ARC Poetry Prizes, among others. Richardson’s latest collection, Sit How You Want, is out now with Véhicule Press. www.sithowyouwant.org
MATTHEW TIERNEY’s fourth book of poetry, Midday at the Super-Kamiokande, is coming out with Coach House Books in Fall 2018. His previous collection won the Trillium Award for Poetry, and he is recipient of the K.M Hunter Award and the P.K. Page Founders’ Award. He lives in Toronto with his wife and son.