About Robyn Schiff
Robyn Schiff is the author of the poetry collections Revolver (2008) and Worth (2002). Her work has been represented in several anthologies, including Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande, 2006), and Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (Iowa, 2007). Her poetry has been published widely in journals, including in The New Yorker, Poetry,and A Public Space, and her third collection of poems is forthcoming from Penguin in 2016.
About Mark Levine
Mark Levine is the author of three books of poems, Debt, Enola Gay, and The Wilds, and a book of nonfiction, F5. Levine, originally from Toronto, attended Brown University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. He has previously taught at the University of Montana, and is currently an associate professor at the University of Iowa.
The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, an NEA grant, and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton, his poems have appeared in numerous journals and in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Pushcart Prize Anthology, American Hybrid and American Poets in the the Twenty-First Century: The New Poetics. A member of the Workshop faculty since 1999, he has also worked extensively as a journalist for magazines including The New York Times Magazine, Outside, and The New Yorker, and he currently writes a monthly column for Bicycling.