Allison Titus is the author of two collections of poetry, Sum of Every Lost Ship and The True Book of Animal Homes, three chapbooks, including the forthcoming Sob Story, and a novel, The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing To Do With Fire. Recent poems have appeared in A Public Space, Boston Review, Blackbird, Gulf Coast and Tin House. In 2011 she was awarded a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is on faculty in the low-residency MFA program at New England College, and works as a proofreader/copy editor for an advertising agency.
Ashley Capps received an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has published a book of poems, Mistaking the Sea for Green Fields. The recipient of fellowships from the Iowa Arts Council, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and the National Endowment for the Arts, she works as a writer, editor and researcher for the animal rights non-profit Free from Harm, and the food and climate justice non-profit A Well-Fed World. She is at work on a second collection of poems entitled The FOReSt.