Heather Christle is the author of The Difficult Farm, a collection of poems published by Octopus Books. She received her MFA from UMass Amherst and now lives in Atlanta. She teaches poetry as a Creative Writing Fellow at Emory University. This June she'll be a writer in residence at the 2010 Juniper Summer Writing Institute.
Matt Hart is the author of the poetry collections Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions) and You Are Mist (MOOR Books, forthcoming), as well as several chapbooks, including The Hours (Cinematheque Press, forthcoming) and Deafening Leafening (Pilot Books), which he wrote in collaboration with Ethan Paquin. Additionally, Hart's poems have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, jubilat and Ploughshares. He is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety. He teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.