Deborah Tall is the author of four books of poetry, the most recent of which is Summons, which was chosen for the Kathryn A. Morton Poetry Prize by Charles Simic. She has been Editor of the Seneca Review since 1982. She is co-editor of the anthology The Poet’s Notebook (Norton, 1995), and she recently completed a memoir, A Family of Strangers. (2002)
Kenneth Tanemura received a degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. His poems have appeared in American Tanka, Cadence, Hummingbird, Modern Haiku and Skanky Possum. (1999)
Henry Taylor is Professor Emeritus of Literature at American University. The third of his five collections of poems, The Flying Change (LSU, 1986), received the 1986 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. His most recent collection, Brief Candles (LSU), appeared in 2000. He has received numerous awards including the Witter Bynner Prize of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (1984), and the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issues 4 and 12.
Taylor, Marilyn L.
Marilyn L. Taylor’s second full-length collection, Subject to Change (David Robert, 2004), was nominated for the Poets’ Prize in 2005. She is a Contributing Editor for The Writer magazine, where her articles on poetic craft appear regularly. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issues 2, 10 and 13. [bio updated 2006]
Caset Thayer completed his MFA at Northern Michigan University and has poems forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review and Mid-American Review. [bio updated 2011]
Jürgen Theobaldy was born in Strasbourg in 1944, and now lives in Bern. His most recent collection of poetry is Immer wieder alles [Everything again and again] (zu Klemper, Lüneburg, 2000), in which two of these poems appeared. (2004)
Diane Thiel was awarded the 2000 Nicholas Roerich Award for Poetry from Story Line Press. The book, Echo locations, which includes the four poems published here, will be published in November, 2000. She also received the 1999 Robert Frost Award, the 1998 Robinson Jeffers Tor House Award for Poetry (judged by Donald Hall) and the 1990 Judith Siegel Pearson Award for Poetry. She has two chapbooks from Aralia Press and her writing guide, Writing Your Rhythm: Using Nature, Culture, Form and Myth, is forthcoming from Story Line Press in Spring, 2001. Her poems have recently appeared in The Best American Poetry: 1999, The Hudson Review, Poetry, and The Dark Horse (Scotland), among other journals. She teaches creative writing at the University of Miami. (2000)
Susan Thomas’ collection, State of Blessed Gluttony (Red Hen, 2004) was chosen for the 2002 Benjamin Saltman Prize by Philip Levine. She won the 2004 Iowa Poetry Prize and the Ann Stanford Prize from the University of Southern California. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 12.
Kyle Thompson received his MFA from the University of Virginia where he was a Hoyns Fellow. His poems have appeared in the Indiana Review, Seneca Review and The Georgia Review. He teaches creative writing at the University of Louisville. (2004)
Anne-Marie Thompson is pursuing her MFA at The Writing Seminars of Johns Hopkins University. Before moving to Baltimore she taught piano lessons and gave lecture-recitals in Texas. Her poems have appeared in The Dark Horse, descant and Ploughshares. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 16. (2009)
Daniel Tobin is the author of Where the World is Made (University Press of New England, 1999) and Double Life (LSU, 2004). His third book of poems, The Narrows, is forthcoming in 2005 from Four Way Books. He is Chair of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College. (2004)
Alison Townsend is the author of two poetry collections, The Blue Dress (White Pine, 2003) and What the Body Knows (Parallel, 2005). She teaches at the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater and lives on four acres of oak and prairie savanna in the farm country outside Madison. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 13. [bio updated 2006]
D.H. Tracy works for the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 13. [bio updated 2006]
Austin Tremblay was born and raised in North Carolina. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Houston. Before graduate school, he worked as an actor and playwright. His poems have appeared in Bateau, cream city review, Gulf Coast and New South. He is working on a novel about his hometown, titled Scuffletown, and a chapbook, Leather, about baseball. [bio updated 2011]
Natasha Trethewey’s Domestic Work (Graywolf Press, 2000), was selected by Rita Dove as winner of the inaugural Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African American poet. She is also the author of Bellocq's Ophelia (2002) and Native Guard (2006), the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Her most recent book is Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississipi Gulf Coast (2010). Trethewey holds the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Emory University, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and others. Her poems appeared in issue 5 of Smartish Pace.
Sarah Trudgeon is pursuing her MFA in poetry from the University of Florida. Her poems have appeared in Iron Horse Literary Review and Sewanee Theological Review. [bio updated 2011]
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) was born in Moscow and is one of the foremost Russian 20th century poets. (2004)
Chase Twichell is founder and editor of Ausable Press. Dog Language (Copper Canyon, 2005) is her sixth book of poetry. The Snow Watcher (Ontario Review, 1995 & Bloodaxe, 1999) was awarded the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 16 (2009).