Simon Armitage

U.K. Poet Laureate
Forward Prize

Coleman Barks

Acclaimed Poet
Premier Translator of Rumi

Daniel Borzutzky

National Book Award
Immigration Politics

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Mexican Poet & Translator
Immigration Advocate

Bryan Doerries

Theater of War Productions
Translator of Ancient Greek

Carolyn Forché

Award-winning Poet
Memoir: What You Have Heard Is True

Forrest Gander

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
Ecopoetics & Translation

Brenda Hillman

Griffin Poetry Prize
Environmental Advocate

Nikola Madzirov

Award-winning Poet
Exile & Refugees

Heather McHugh

MacArthur "Genius" Award
Distinguished Poet

Dunya Mikhail

Iraqi Poet & Memoirist
Arab American Book Award

Rajiv Mohabir

Indo-Carribbean Poet
Memoir: Antiman

Valzhyna Mort

Acclaimed Belarusian Poet
Translator of Slavic

Patrick Phillips

Poet & Nonfiction Writer
Blood at the Root

Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Award-winning Poet
Literary & Visual Art Critic

Robin Robertson

Acclaimed Scots Poet
Forward Prize Winner

Charles Simic

US Poet Laureate (2007-2008)
Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet