Victoria Redel, is the 2012–13 McGee Professor of Writing at Davidson College and is the author of three books of poetry, including Woman Without Umbrella (Four Way Books, 2012), and three works of fiction. Her novel, Loverboy, was awarded the 2001 S. Mariella Gable Novel Award and the 2002 Forward Silver Literary Fiction Prize, was a 2001 Los Angeles Times Best Book, and was adapted for a feature film directed by Kevin Bacon. Redel is on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence College and teaches in the Graduate Writing Program at Columbia University. She holds degrees from Dartmouth and Columbia.
Rebecca Hazelton’s ‘00 first collection of poetry, Fair Copy, won The Ohio State Press/The Journal poetry award in 2011. She was the 2010-2011 Jay C. and Ruth Hall Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Creative Writing Institute. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. from the Univeristy of Florida, and she teaches at the University of Oklahoma-Stillwater.