Pattie McCarthy is the author of six books of poetry: Quiet Book (forthcoming 2015), Marybones, Table Alphabetical of Hard Words, Verso, bk of (h)rs (all from Apogee Press), and Nulls (Horse Less Press). She is also the author of a dozen chapbooks, including margerykempething (forthcoming 2015 from Furniture Press Books), xyz && (Ahsahta Press), and scenes from the lives of my parents (Bloof Books). She was awarded a Pew Fellowship in Arts in 2011. In August 2013, McCarthy was an artist resident at the Elizabeth Bishop House in Great Village, Nova Scotia. She teaches at Temple University.
Joe Hall is the author of three collections of poems: Pigafetta Is My Wife, The Devotional Poems, and Utopia (forthcoming). With Cheryl Quimba, he wrote the chapbook May I Softly Walk. He is a founding member of Hostile Books, a collective working to radically materialize language.