November 13, 2013
Sidney Wade is the author of six collections of poetry: Straits & Narrows (2013), Stroke (2008), Celestial Bodies (2002), Empty Sleeves (1990); Green (1998); and Istanbul’dan/From Istanbul (1998), which was published in Turkish and English by Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, Istanbul. Professor Wade is the poetry editor of Subtropics. She served as President of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) from 2006–2007.
Curtis Bauer is the author of three poetry collections: his first book, Fence Line, won the John Ciardi Poetry Prize; Spanish Sketchbook is a bilingual English/Spanish collection published in Spain; and The Real Cause for Your Absence. Bauer is also a translator of poetry and prose from the Spanish, including Talisman, by José de María Romero Barea, Eros Is More, by Juan Antonio González Iglesias, as well as individual poems and prose from numerous Spanish and South American writers. He is the publisher and editor of Q Ave Press Chapbooks, the Spanish Translations Editor for From the Fishouse, Assistant Editor, and “Emerging Spanish Poets” Series Editor for Vaso Roto Ediciones. He teaches Creative Writing and Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.