Rhiannon Ross is an award-winning journalist who also writes poetry. Her poetry has appeared in Thorny Locust, I-70 Review, Heartland! Poetry of Love, Resistance, & Solidarity, and in the Kansas Notable Book, To the Stars Through Difficulties: A Kansas Renga in 150 Voices (Mammoth Publications). She teaches youth poetry workshops for In Our Own Words and serves as a regional coordinator for Poetry Out Loud, both funded by the Missouri Arts Council. She received a 2012 Rocket Grant for community project Vox Narro
Andrés Rodríguez is the author of Night Song (Tia Chucha Press), Book of the Heart (Lindisfarne Press), and Portal of Dreams (Woodley Press). His poems and essays have appeared in Bilingual Review, Flint Hills Review, Harvard Review, Hispanic Culture Review, I-70 Review, and other journals. In 2007 he won Poets & Writers’ Maureen Egan Writers Exchange Award for poetry. He has an MA in Creative Writing from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California-Santa Cruz. He lives and works in Kanas City.
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