Tony Towle has been involved in the New York School of Poetry since 1963, when he took workshops with Kenneth Koch and Frank O’Hara at the New School. In conjunction with his first major collection of poetry, North (1970), he received the Frank O’Hara Award. His recent publications include his twelfth book of poems, Winter Journey (2008). He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including fellowships from the National Foundation of the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Jennifer Moxley’s publications include five books of poetry, Clampdown (2009), The Line (2007), Often Capital (2005), The Sense Record (2002; 2003) and Imagination Verses (1996; 2003), as well as her memoir, The Middle Room (2007). She has published translations of Anne Portugal’s Absolute bob (2010), as well as Jacqueline Risset’s The Translation Begins (1996) and Sleep’s Powers (2008) and she currently teaches at the University of Maine.