Author of An Eye in Each Square (River River Books, June 2023)
Lauren Camp is the Poet Laureate of New Mexico and author of five previous books. Her honors include the Dorset Prize and finalist citations for the Arab American Book Award, Housatonic Book Award, and Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry. She is an emeritus Black Earth Institute fellow and was Astronomer in Residence at Grand Canyon National Park. Her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic.
Jennifer A Sutherland
Author of Bullet Points (River River Books, June 2023)
Jennifer A Sutherland is an attorney and an educator in Baltimore, MD. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, the Denver Quarterly, the I-70 Review, Parhelion, the Hollins Critic, and elsewhere. Bullet Points is her first book.
Author of Dear Memphis (River River Books, January 2024)
Rachel Edelman is a Jewish poet raised in Memphis, TN. She has received fellowships and residencies from the University of Washington, the Academy of American Poets, Mineral School, and Crosstown Arts. Her poems have been published in Narrative, Poetry Northwest, Muzzle Magazine, The Threepenny Review, and The Seventh Wave, among many other journals. Her essays and reviews have appeared in the Kenyon Review online and the Ploughshares blog, where she wrote a year-long series on poetry to imagine the Anthropocene. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington and a BA in English and geology from Amherst College. She teaches high school English in Seattle.
Carla Sofia Ferreira
Author of A Geography That Does Not Hurt Us (River River Books, January 2024)
Carla Sofia Ferreira is a poet, teacher, and daughter of Portuguese immigrants from Newark, New Jersey. Author of microchap Ironbound Fados (Ghost City Press 2019), she has received fellowships from the Sundress Academy for the Arts and the DreamYard Rad(ical) Poetry Consortium. Co-editor of the limited-run virtual anthology, No Tender Fences: An Anthology of Immigrant and First-Generation American Poetry which raised funds for RAICES - Texas, her writing can be found in The Rumpus, Glamour, EcoTheo Review, Washington Square Review, Okay Donkey, underblong, and Cotton Xenomorph, among others.