Robin Shawver teaches writing at the University of New Mexico-Taos. She is the author of the locally produced chapbook, Double Shot Straight. Previously published in effing, Venus Envy, Open Letters Monthly, Taos Journal of Art & Poetry, and a finalist for the Omnidawn’s Chapbook Contest.
Donald Levering has been awarded an NEA Fellowship, the Quest for Peace Prize in rhetoric and was featured in the Academy of American Poets Forum, the Ad Astra Poetry Project and the Duende Reading Series. Among his recent honors are the 2014 Literal Latte Award and 1st Runner-Up for the Mark Fischer Prize in 2015. His collections include: Coltrane's God and The Water Leveling with Us