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Peter Covino is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Rhode Island, and author of the poetry collections, The Right Place to Jump (2012); and Cut Off the Ears of Winter (2005) both from W. Michigan University Press, New Issues. His prizes include an upcoming fellowship from Richmond the American International University of London, 2018; and past prizes, the PEN American / Osterweil Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize for Literary Excellence, among others. New work appears or is forthcoming in Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a day, Colorado Review, Community RAI Italian Television, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Journal of Italian Translation, Western Humanities Review, and the Yale Review. He is also one of the founding editors of Barrow Street and Barrow Street Press. You can check out more of his work at http://www.petercovino.com
Joining Peter, Charles Kell is a PhD student at The University of Rhode Island and editor of The Ocean State Review. His poetry and fiction have appeared in The New Orleans Review, The Saint Ann’s Review, Kestrel, The Pinch, and elsewhere. He teaches in Rhode Island and Connecticut.