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Fiction Writer, Poet
Alfred Corn is the author of nine books of poems, a novel, two collections of criticism, and a play. For many years he taught in the Writing Program of the School of the Arts at Columbia.
Fiction Writer, Poet
An 8-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Jéanpaul Ferro’s work has appeared on National Public Radio, Contemporary American Voices, Columbia Review, Emerson Review, Connecticut Review, Saltsburg Review, Hawaii Review, Danforth Review, Oregon Literary Review, Portland Monthly, Arts & Understanding Magazine, The Providence Journal, , and others. He is the author of All The Good Promises (Plowman Press, 1994), Becoming X (BlazeVox Books, 2008), You Know Too Much About Flying Saucers (Thumbscrew Press, 2009), Hemispheres (Maverick Duck Press, 2009) Essendo Morti – Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009), nominated for the 2010 Griffin Prize in Poetry; and Jazz (Honest Publishing, 2011), nominated for both the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize and the 2012 Griffin Prize in Poetry. He is represented by the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency.
Gian Lombardo is Senior Publisher-in-Residence in the Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Emerson College, where he teaches courses on book and magazine publishing, as well as directs and teaches the Literary Publishing Certificate Program. Gian has had over 30 years of experience in a wide range of publishing environments -- trade, association, literary and consumer magazines as well as professional, literary and textbook publishing. He has provided these publishers with editing, design, production and project management services and consulting on a freelance basis. He is also the author of Between Islands, a collection of poems and verse translations (Dolphin-Moon Press, 1984); and five collections of prose poetry -- Standing Room, Sky Open Again (Dolphin-Moon Press, 1989 & 1997), Of All the Corners to Forget (Meeting Eyes Bindery, 2004), Aid & A_Bet (BlazeVOX [books], 2008/free ebook) and Who Lets Go First (Swamp Press, 2010). His translations include first half of Aloysius Bertrand’s Gaspard de la nuit, Eugène Savitzkaya’s Rules of Solitude, Michel Delville’s Third Body and Archestratos’s Gastrology or Life of Pleasure or Study of the Belly or Inquiry Into Dinner. He serves as Contributing Editor for Sentence, a literary journal. Gian also directs Quale Press, which publishes literary works. He has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Trinity College and an M.A. in Creative Writing from Boston University.