Kate Durbinis the author of The Ravenous Audience (Black Goat/Akashic 2009), and the chapbook Fragments Found in a 1937 Aviator's Boot (Dancing Girl Press 2009). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Drunken Boat, Boxcar Poetry Review, and Action Yes. She lives in Whittier, CA, 17 miles, as the crow flies, from Pasadena, CA, where Amaranth Borsuklives and pursues her Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from USC. Amaranth's poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in FIELD, Columbia Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, Pool, and ZYZZYVVA. Collaborative translations of Paul Braffort’s Hypertropes (with Gabriela Jauregui) appear in New American Writing and Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion.