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Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant
247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Savannah Cooper-Ramsey is the author of the artist book 'Not Fit for Print' (Waterhouse Ltd. 2018) and the forthcoming chapbook 'certain little murders'. Winner of BOMB Magazine’s 2018 Biennial Poetry Prize and finalist for the 2018 Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Award, her work can be found in publications like BOMB, Dream Pop Journal, Whirlwind Magazine, and The Operating System’s Ex-Spec-Po series. A PhD candidate in Italian at Columbia University, Savannah lives and teaches in Philly.
Ryan Wilson was born in Griffin, GA, and raised in nearby Macon. He is the editor of Literary Matters (literarymatters.org
), and the author of The Stranger World (Measure Press, 2017), winner of the Donald Justice Poetry Prize. His work appears widely, in periodicals such as: 32 Poems, Birmingham Poetry Review, Five Points, The Hopkins Review, The New Criterion, The Sewanee Review, The Yale Review, and Best American Poetry. He teaches at The Catholic University of America and lives with his wife north of Baltimore.
Ned Balbo's books include Upcycling Paumanok and The Trials of Edgar Poe and Other Poems, awarded the Poets’ Prize and the Donald Justice Poetry Prize. He is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship, three Maryland Arts Council poetry grants, the Ernest Sandeen Poetry Prize, and more. His poetry and prose appear recently in The Common, The Dark Horse, The Hopkins Review, New Criterion, Scoundrel Time, and elsewhere. His newest book, 3 Nights of the Perseids, won the 2018 Richard Wilbur Award and features elegies for Prince and David Bowie as well as poems about Elizabeth Bishop and Edna St. Vincent Millay. Balbo is married to poet-essayist Jane Satterfield and was recently a visiting faculty member in Iowa State University's MFA program in creative writing and environment.
Jane Satterfield has received awards in poetry from the NEA, Bellingham Review, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Mslexia, and more. Her books of poetry are Her Familiars, Assignation at Vanishing Point, Shepherdess with an Automatic, and Apocalypse Mix, selected by David St. John for the 2016 Autumn House Poetry Prize. Satterfield's nonfiction has received the Florida Review Editors' Prize and Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Award; new essays are out in Hotel Amerika, Superstition Review, Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine, and Diagram. With Laurie Kruk she co-edited the multigenre anthology Borderlands and Crossroads: Writing the Motherland (Demeter Press, Ontario), and she recently taught a course in poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays on apocalyptic and dystopian topics at Loyola University Maryland where she is an associate professor in the Writing Department.