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at Photo Contemporary, OPF Gallery One, Raleigh Studios, and in a Hollywood exhibitions.
Dewitt Henry Founding editor of Ploughshares literary magazine; awarded the Commonwealth Award in 1992; has authored The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel) and two memoirs, Safe Suicide: Narratives, Essays, and Meditations and Sweet Dreams: A Family History; edited five anthologies, including Sorrow’s Company: Writers on Loss and Grief; graduate of Amherst College, MA, and Harvard University, MA; attended MFA program at University of Iowa; Professor Emeritus of Emerson College, MA.
Joyce Peseroff Her fifth book of poems is Know Thyself. She is also the author of The Hardness Scale, A Dog in the Lifeboat, Mortal Education, and Eastern Mountain Time. She edited Robert Bly: When Sleepers Awake, The Ploughshares Poetry Reader, and Simply Lasting: Writers on Jane Kenyon. She has received fellowships from the University of Michigan, the NEA, and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and won a Pushcart Prize. She has been Managing Editor, Associate Poetry Editor, and Contributing Editor for Ploughshares, and ran the Phone-a-Poem project at Emerson College. She was Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she directed the MFA Program for its first four years.
Richard Gilbert Author of Shepherd: A Memoir, about the decade he and his family operated a sheep farm in the remote hill country of Appalachian Ohio. Formerly marketing manager of Ohio Uni- versity Press/Swallow Press, where he also helped acquire books; in prior years he worked as a newspaper reporter in Georgia, Florida, and Indiana. He teaches writing at Otterbein University.
Jo Ely Graduate of Oxford University with a degree in English; author of Festivals and Art for Every- one published by Collins and Longman; reviewer for the Empathy Library founded by writer and cultural historian Roman Krznaric, and curated by poet Sophia Blackwell; shortlisted for the Fish International Short Story competition. Her first novel, Stone Seeds, will be pub- lished by Urbane Publications, spring 2016.
Amy Yelin Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Globe Magazine, the Gettysburg Review, Liter- ary Mama, Sweet: A literary Confection and elsewhere. Her essay “The Memoirist” (LunchTicket) received a Pushcart nomination and “Torn” (The Baltimore Review), was recognized as a notable essay of 2006. Yelin’s work also appears in the anthologies Mamas and Papas and Tarnished: True Tales of Innocence Lost. In 2008, she won the Skirt magazine and WEKU (an NPR station) “This We Believe” contest and recorded her piece “On Magic” for a radio special. Recently she was awarded a Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship from The Vermont Studio Center, and has received scholar- ships from the Norman Mailer Writer’s Colony and the Prague Summer Writing Program. She com- pleted her MFA in creative writing at Lesley University in 2005. Yelin is the former managing editor of Solstice Literary Magazine and a founding member of the Arlington Author Salon, a reading series in Arlington, Mass.

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