112th: Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins
Martha Collins has just published Night Unto Night (Milkweed, March 2018), a collection of six poetic sequences that is a sequel to Day Unto Day (2014). Other books of poetry include Admit One: An American Scrapbook, White Papers, and Blue Front. Collins has also published four volumes of co-translated Vietnamese poetry, and has won numerous awards for her work. Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College for ten years, she is currently editor-at- large for Oberlin’s FIELD magazine.
Kevin Prufer is the author of How He Loved Them (Four Way Books, March 2018) as well as six previous poetry collections, including the Four Way Books titles Churches (2014), named one of the ten best poetry books of the year by The New York Times Book Review; In a Beautiful Country (2011), a Rilke Prize and Poets’ Prize finalist; and National Anthem (2008), named one of the five best poetry books of the year by Publishers Weekly and a finalist for the Poets’ Prize. The recipient of many awards, he teaches in the graduate creative writing programs at the University of Houston and Lesley University.