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Vol 9: Erica Hunt, Jeanann Verlee

  • Branch OFC 225 Rogers Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11225 United States (map)

Jeanann Verlee is a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellow and the author of three books: prey, finalist for the Benjamin Saltman Award (Black Lawrence, 2018); Said the Manic to the Muse (Write Bloody, 2015); and Racing Hummingbirds, silver medal winner in the Independent Publisher Awards (Write Bloody, 2010). She is a recipient of the Third Coast Poetry Prize and the Sandy Crimmins National Prize. Her poems and essays appear in a number of journals, including Adroit, BOAAT, BuzzFeed, VIDA, and Muzzle. She has served as poetry editor for Winter Tangerine Review and Union Station, among others, and as copy editor for a number of individual collections. Verlee performs and facilitates workshops at schools, theatres, libraries, bookstores, and dive bars across North America. She collects tattoos, kisses Rottweilers, and believes in you. Find her at

Erica Hunt is a poet and essayist, author of Local History, Arcade, Piece Logic and Time Flies Right Before the Eyes. She has a chapbook forthcoming, Veronica Suite in 2019,. She is co-editor with Dawn Lundy Martin of Letters to the Future: Black Women, Radical Writing