May 6th, 2020 – Wyn Cooper and Robert Cording
Wyn Cooper has published five books of poems, most recently Mars Poetica. His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Slate, and more than 100 other magazines, as well as in 25 anthologies of contemporary poetry. His poems have been turned into songs by Sheryl Crow, David Broza, and Madison Smartt Bell. He has taught at Bennington College, Marlboro College, the University of Utah, and at The Frost Place, and has given readings throughout the United States as well as in Europe. He worked for two years at the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute, a think tank run by the Poetry Foundation, and now lives in Boston and works as a freelance editor. www.wyncooper.com
Robert Cording has published eight collections of poems, the most recent of which are Walking With Ruskin and Only So Far. A new book, Without My Asking, is due in 2019. He taught for 38 years at Holy Cross College and now serves as a poetry mentor in the MFA program at Seattle Pacific University. Recent poems have appeared in Image, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Hudson Review, and the New Ohio Review.