Stefan Lovasik is a U.S. Army combat veteran. His poetry has appeared in The American Literary Review, Gravel Literary, Main Street Rag, Meat for Tea: the Valley Review, Offcourse Literary Journal, and Pedestal among others.
He is a seven time nominee for a Pushcart Prize since 2015. His new, full-length collection, Absolution, is published by Main Street Rag Publishing Co.
Bruce Weigl is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry, including The Abundance of Nothing (2012), which was a Pulitzer Prize runner-up, The Unraveling Strangeness (2002), Archeology of the Circle: New and Selected Poems (1999), and Song of Napalm (1988), which was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He has written several collections of critical essays, published translations of Vietnamese and Romanian poetry and has edited or co-edited several anthologies of war poetry. The Circle of Hanh, a memoir, was published in 2000.
Weigl has won numerous awards for his work, including the Robert Creeley Award, the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, the Paterson Poetry Award, the Poet’s Prize from the Academy of American Poets and two Pushcart Prizes. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Yaddo Foundation. A new collection of poetry, On the Shores of Welcome Home will be released in the fall of 2018.