Jonathan Minton

Jonathan Minton lives in central West Virginia, where he is a 
Professor of English at Glenville State College. He is the author of 
the book Technical Notes for Bird Government (Telemetry Press, 2018)
and the chapbooks In Gesture (Dyad Press, 2009) and Lost Languages 
(Longleaf Press, 1999). His poetry has appeared in the journals 
Indefinite Space, Otoliths, BlazeVOX, Connotation Press, Asheville 
Poetry Review, Poetry Pacific, Eratio, Columbia Poetry Review, 
Reconfigurations, Free Verse
, and elsewhere. His poetry has also been 
included in the anthologies Poems for Peace (Dyad Press, 2006), Oh One 
Arrow (Flim Forum Press, 2007), and Crazed by the Sun (Cyberwit Press, 
2008). He edits the journal Word For/Word ( and 
co-curates the Little Kanawha Reading Series.

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Shannon C. Ward

Raised in a renovated slaughterhouse on the outskirts of Wilmington, Ohio, Shannon Ward is author of the poetry collection Blood Creek (Longleaf Press, 2013). She received an MFA in Poetry from North Carolina State University in 2009, and she is the recipient of the 2016 Foley Poetry Prize, the 2016 White Oak Kitchen Prize in Southern Poetry, and a 2013 Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize. Her work has received generous support from Yaddo, Willapa Bay AIR, the Eastern Frontier Educational Foundation, the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Hypatia in the Woods, and Vermont Studio Center, and her poems have appeared in New Ohio Review, Great River Review, Tar River Poetry, and others.

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