Brooklyn Arts Press / Brooklyn Poets
April 15, 2017
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.2 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author
Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture by Brooklyn Magazine, Jason Koo is the author of the poetry collections More Than Mere Light, America's Favorite Poem and Man on Extremely Small Island. Coeditor of the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, he has published his poetry and prose in the American Scholar, Missouri Review, Village Voice and Yale Review, among other places, and won fellowships for his work from the National Endowment for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center and New York State Writers Institute. An associate teaching professor of English at Quinnipiac University, Koo is the founder and executive director of Brooklyn Poets and creator of the Bridge (poetsbridge.org). He lives in Brooklyn.
Joe Pan is the author of two collections of poetry, HICCUPS (Augury Books, 2015) and Autobiomythography & Gallery (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2007). He is the publisher and managing editor of Brooklyn Arts Press, serves as the poetry editor for the arts magazine Hyperallergic and small press editor for Boog City, and is the founder of the services- oriented activist group Brooklyn Artists Helping. His piece Ode to the MQ-9 Reaper, a hybrid work about drones, was excerpted and praised in The New York Times. In 2015 Joe participated in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Process Space artist residency program on Governors Island. Joe attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop, grew up along the Space Coast of Florida, and now lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.