Paul Hoover has published fifteen books of poetry including Desolation: Souvenir (Omnidawn, 2012), En el idioma y en la tierra (In Idiom and Earth), translated by María Baranda (Mexico City: Conaculta, 2012); Sonnet 56 (Les Figues Press, 2009); Edge and Fold (Apogee Press, 2006); and Poems in Spanish (Omnidawn, 2005). With Maxine Chernoff, he has edited and translated Selected Poems of Friedrich Hölderlin (Omnidawn, 2008), which won the 2009 PEN-USA Translation Award. Editor of the anthology Postmodern American Poetry (W.W. Norton, 1994 / 2013), he teaches at SFSU.
Maxine Chernoff chairs the Creative Writing Department at SFSU. She is a 2013 NEA Poetry Fellow and the winner of the PEN USA Translation Award for her co-translation of the Selected Poems of Friedrich Holderlin. She is the author of 6 works of fiction including the NYT Notable book, Signs of Devotion. She is the author of 14 books of poetry, most recently To Be Read in the Dark (Omnidawn, 2011), Without (Shearsman. 2012), and Here (Counterpath, 2014). She served as co-editor up through issue 32.