Sarah Rose earned her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship and served as Poetry Editor for The Greensboro Review. She has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, where she was the Louise Untermeyer Scholar in Poetry for 2011. Her work has recently appeared in the Best New Poets 2011 anthology and journals such as The Iowa Review, Pleiades, Cincinnati Review, The Literary Review, and Provincetown Arts Magazine.
Michael received a B.A. in English from Stanford University, an M.A. in English from the University of Virginia, and his M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, where he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He has been invited to the University fo Cincinnati as the Elliston Fellow in Poetry for the 2012-13 year. He has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the MacDowell Artist Colony, and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His poems have been recently published in such national journals as The Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Fence, Cincinnati Review, Gulf Coast, New American Writing, American Letters & Commentary, and elsewhere. He graduated from Sacred Heart in 1996 and taught as SHP faculty from 2004-2006.
Together, we have years of experience teaching at the high school and college level. From courses in fiction to rhetoric, American Lit to philosophy, our interests have been wide-ranging. We have had wonderful teachers and this in turn has inspired us to try to be as good as they were.