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Nick Demske lives in Racine Wisconsin and works there at the Racine Public Library. His self-titled manuscript was chosen by Joyelle McSweeney for the Fence Modern Poets Series Award and published by Fence Books in 2010. He is a founder and editor of the online forum boo: a journal of terrific things (http://boojournal.wordpress.com/) and curates the BONK! performance series in Racine (http://bonkperformanceseries.wordpress.com/). To find reviews, interviews, poems, audio, video and a list of upcoming readings, please visit http://nickipoo.wordpress.com/
Susan is the author of two full-length poetry collections, The Map of What Happened, which won the 2012 Backwaters Press book prize and the Jacar Press Julie Suk Prize, and Eden in the Rearview Mirror (Word Poetry). She also has two chapbooks, Light Made from Nothing (Parallel Press) and Where Good Swimmers Drown (Concrete Wolf Press). She lives in Madison, Wisconsin where she and three other poets collaborate with the Chazen Museum of Art on the Bridge Poetry Series, a bi-annual series dedicated to bringing together Wisconsin poets of many different sensibilities and background to respond to the amazing art the Chazen offers. Susan has served on the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission and the Council for Wisconsin Writers Board of Directors.