Haines Eason's poems have appeared in many journals, including The Yale Review, American Letters & Commentary, and Indiana Review. He regularly writes for American Book Review, is an Associate Editor at Boulevard, and attends the MFA program at Washington University in St. Louis. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issues 14 and 16. [bio updated 2009]
Alexandra Edelblute lives in Salt Lake City. She is the web-author of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land: A Hypertextual Version at the University of Utah. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 16 (2009).
Lynnell Edwards is the author of two collections of poetry: The Farmer’s Daughter (2003) and The Highwayman’s Wife (2007), both from Red Hen Press. Her short fiction has appeared most recently in Connecticut Review and New Madrid. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she is Associate Professor of English at Spalding University. [bio updated 2011]
Safia Elhillo’s first full-length collection is The January Children (Nebraska, 2017). A Cave Canem fellow, she received a BA from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and an MFA in poetry at The New School. Elhillo is a Pushcart Prize nominee, co-winner of the 2015 Brunel University African Poetry Prize and winner of the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. Her work appears in The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (Haymarket, 2015) and has been translated into Arabic and Greek.
Ellis, Emily B.
Emily B. Ellis is a teacher and guidance counselor from Lewiston, Maine. Her poems appeared in the Goose River Anthology (2005-07); her poem in Smartish Pace, Issue 16, is her first to appear in a magazine (2009).
Claudia Emerson’s Pharaoh, Pharaoh (1997) and Pinion, An Elegy (2002) were published by LSU; Late Wife (forthcoming) will also appear from LSU. She has been awarded individual artist’s fellowships from the NEA and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. She is Associate Professor of English at Mary Washington College. (2004)
Epstein, Daniel Mark
Daniel Mark Epstein is a poet, essayist, playwright, translator, biographer and musician. He is the author of eight volumes of poetry, most recently The Glass House (LSU, 2009), and biographies of Aimee Semple McPherson, Nat King Cole, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln. His honors include a Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 11. He lives in Baltimore. Epstein will be read along with Wayne Miller at The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, on May 31, 2009 (3pm). The reading is free and open to the public. (2009)
Clayton Eshleman is the author of ten books of poetry, including From Scratch (1998) and The Name Encanyoned River: Selected Poems 1960-1985 (1985), both from Black Sparrow Press. He founded and edited Caterpillar (1967 - 1974) and Sulfur (1981 - 2000). In 1979, he received the National Book Award for his co-translation of César Vallejo’s Complete Posthumous Poetry (California, 1980). His poems in this issue will be included in My Devotion, which will appear this summer from Black Sparrow Press. (2002)
Nausheen Eusuf is a PhD candidate in English at Boston University. She is a graduate of the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, and her chapbook, What Remains (2011), was published by Longleaf Press at Methodist University.