Solmaz Sharif

Solmaz Sharif’s first collection of poems, Look, will be published by Graywolf Press in July. She has most recently been selected to receive a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award as well as a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg…

KR Podcast with Eileen Myles

In this month’s podcast hosted by contributing editor Natalie Shapero, poet and writer Eileen Myles discusses the literary life of the Boston accent, how everybody wants to get into her apartment, and what it means to be working class as…

Shasta Grant

Shasta Grant is the 2016 Kathy Fish Fellow for SmokeLong Quarterly. Her stories and essays have appeared in cream city review, Epiphany, Jelly Bucket, Lunch Ticket, wigleaf, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and has been…

Roohi Choudhry

Roohi Choudhry holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and now teaches at the Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York City. Her writing has appeared in Callaloo, Open City, and is forthcoming in CURA and the…

KR Podcast with David James Poissant

In this month’s podcast David James Poissant discusses the poem that inspired his title, how to pick stories for a collection, and why everyone wants to write about the great state of Florida. David James Poissant’s stories and essays have…

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