Matthew Rohrer grew up in Oklahoma. He is the author of A Hummock in the Malookas (selected by Mary Oliver for the National Poetry Series), Satellite, and A Green Light (shortlisted for the Griffin Prize), as well as collaborations with Joshua Beckman and Anthony McCann. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.Christian Hawkey is the author of The Book of Funnels (winner of the 2006 Kate Tufts Discovery Award) and the chapbook HourHour, which includes drawings by the artist Ryan Mrowzowski (Delirium Press, 2005). In 2006 he was given a Creative Capital Innovative Literature Award and he has also received awards from the Poetry Fund and the Academy of American Poets. He teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and his work has been translated into German, Slovene, French, and Portuguese.