Wanda Colemanis a poet and writer from Los Angeles, California. Her numerous poetry collections includeMercurochrome: New Poems,nominated for the National Book Award;Bathwater Wine,winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; andOstinato Vamps.She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and an Emmy Award as a writer forDays of Our Lives.
Beckian Fritz Goldberg is an associate professor of English at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She received her BA and MA in English at Arizona State University and received her MFA in Creative Writing at Vermont College. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, such as The Best American Poetry 1995 and Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry. Beckian Fritz Goldberg has received several prizes for her work, including a 1998 Pushcart Prize and the Gettysburg Review Annual Poetry Award. One of her previous books, Never Be the Horse, was the winner of the 1999 Akron Poetry Prize.