Read the 2001 chapbook
April 3 - Paul Morris
Paul Morris has lived in Tempe for more than 25 years and believes his house sits atop an ancient Hohokam village. His poems and translations from the German have appeared in many literary magazines including The Black Warrior Review, Sonora Review, Hayden's Ferry Review and the anthologies: Fever Dreams and Tumblewords: Writers Writing the West. He is the coauthor of the Insiders' Guide to Phoenix and his writing on food appears in Scottsdale Magazine, East Valley Magazine and Valley Guide Quarterly. One of his favorite buildings in the world is the Tempe Public Library.
April 10 - Virginia Chase Sutton
Virginia Chase Sutton's poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Paris Review, Boulevard, Antioch Review, Quarterly West, Western Humanities Review and many others. She was recognized as the Louis Untemeyer Scholar in Poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference this summer as was a winner of the Paumanock Poetry Award. She has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Award, has twice been a semi-finalist for the "Discovery"/The Nation Prize and teaches writing at Phoenix College. She recently acquired a tangerine bicycle to ride through her McClintock High School neighborhood.
April 17 - Jeannine Savard
Jeannine Savard has published two volumes of poetry: Snow Water Cover and Trumpeter. She was awarded the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from The American Poetry Review, and the Carnegie Mellon Poetry Prize. She has published poems in North American Review, Ploughshares, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Southern Review and many more. She is an Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University. Years ago she lived in a small house with a lemon tree in the yard roughly where the Centerpoint building stands today. She recently returned from Nepal where she stayed in a monastery.
April 24 - Catherine Hammond
Catherine Hammond has moved to Tempe three times. She believes she finally has come home. She has published in The Laural Review, Chicago Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Puerto del Sol, Mississippi Review, North American Review and many others. Her work has been anthologized in Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry and in Yellow Silk II. She is a Roster Artist for the Arizona Commission on the Arts.