won the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry for his ..
He serves as Co-Director of the Program in Creative Writing which he began in 1975, and as Editor of the University of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series (Pollak and Brittingham Prizes) which he founded in 1985.
the Felix Pollak Poetry Prize ..
Fleda Brown’s six collections of poems have won a Pushcart Prize, the Felix Pollak Prize, the Philip Levine Prize, the Great Lakes Colleges New Writer’s Award, and have twice been a finalist for the National Poetry Series. A new collection of poems, No Need of Sympathy, will be out from BOA Editions, Ltd, in October 2013. She is professor emerita at the University of Delaware, and past poet laureate of Delaware. She now lives in Traverse City, Michigan, and is on the faculty of the Rainier Writing Workshop, a low-residency MFA program in Tacoma, Washington.
(PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Assistant Professor, teaches creative writing, poetry, and world literature. Research interests include contemporary diasporic literatures, speculative poetries, and queer and trans literature. They are author of The Heart’s Traffic (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2009) and recombinant (Kelsey Street Press, 2016) as well as co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities (South End Press, 2011; AK Press, 2016) and Here Is a Pen: An Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets (Achiote Press, 2009). A Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole and Callaloo Fellow, they are part of Macondo and Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation writing communities and have been awarded fellowships from Image Text, Can Serrat, Millay Colony for the Arts, the Norman Mailer Center, and Imagining America. Professor Chen’s work has appeared in The Best American Experimental Writing, The &NOW Awards 3: The Best Innovative Writing, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. They currently serve as assistant poetry editor of Drunken Boat and senior editor of The Conversant, a journal featuring serial interview projects between poets and other language-based artists.