Dennis Hinrichsen--April 2011
Poet Dennis Hinrichsen of Lansing, Michigan, is winner of the 2010 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry, for Rip-tooth. His book will be released simultaneously in hardback and quality paperback editions in early 2011, just in time for his FLAC tour during National Poetry Month. He is the author of six previous books of poetry, most recently, Kurosawa's Dog, winner of the 2008 FIELD Poetry Prize. His other collections include The Attraction of Heavenly Bodies, The Rain That Falls This Far, Detail from The Garden of Earthly Delights (winner of the 1999 Akron Poetry Prize), Cage of Water, and a chapbook, Message to be Spoken into the Left Ear of God.
Hinrichsen is recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and two grants from the State of Michigan. His poems have appeared in journals including American Literary Review, Black Warrior Review, Crab Orchard Review, Field, Notre Dame Review, and Passages North, and have won awards from Carolina Quarterly and Poetry Northwest. He teaches at Lansing Community College.
Dinty W. Moore Visits Seven Florida Campuses--March 2001
Dinty W. Moore's memoir Between Panic & Desire (University of Nebraska Press) was winner of the 2009 Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize.His other books include The Accidental Buddhist (Algonquin), Toothpick Men (Mammoth Press), The Emperor's Virtual Clothes (Algonquin), and the writing guide, The Truth of the Matter: Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction (Longman/Pearson). He has published essays and stories in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Gettysburg Review, Utne Reader, and Crazyhorse, among numerous other venues. Moore edits the on-line nonfiction journal BREVITY <http://brevitymag.com> . He is also coordinating editor for the anthology The Best Creative Nonfiction (W.W. Norton). He serves on the editorial board of Creative Nonfiction magazine, and edited the anthology Sudden Stories: The Mammoth Book of Miniscule Fiction. He has won numerous awards for his writing, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction and is Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Shane Seely--November 2010
Shane Seely is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches composition and creative writing and acts as Assistant Director of the university's freshman writing program. A native of northern Pennsylvania, he was educated in Pennsylvania, Kansas, and New York. He earned an MFA in creative writing at Syracuse University. He lives in St. Louis with his wife and their dog.
His poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Arts & Letters, Notre Dame Review, Bellingham Review, Prairie Schooner, and other journals, and on the Poetry Daily website. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for inclusion in Best Young Poets 2008.
Seely's Levine Prize-winning The Snowbound House will be published in 2009 by Anhinga Press.
Nin Andrews--September 2010
Nin Andrews on the Florida Writer's Circuit
Photos courtesy of University of South Florida and Flagler College.
Nin Andrews is the author of Spontaneous Breasts, winner of the Pearl Chapbook Contest; Any Kind of Excuse, winner of the Kent State University chapbook contest; The Book of Orgasms, and Why They Grow Wings, winner of the Gerald Cable Award. Her book, Midlife Crisis with Dick and Jane was published in 2005 by Web del Sol. Nin Andrews' poems and stories have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies including Ploughshares, The Paris Review, Best American Poetry (1997, 2001, 2003), The KGB Bar Book of Poems. She received individual artist grants from the Ohio Arts Council in 1997 and 2003.
For more information see: www.ninandrews.com/bio.html