DWC Visiting Author Readings: Poet Martin Willitts, Jr. & Author Steven Huff

Martin Willitts, Jr’s honors include the 2014 Dylan Thomas International Poetry Contest. He is the author of over 20 chapbooks, including the winner of the Turtle Island Quarterly Editor’s Choice Award, The Wire Fence Holding Back the World (2016), and 11 full-length collections including National Ecological Award winner Searching for What You Cannot See (Hiraeth, 2013), and recently Dylan Thomas and the Writing Shed (FutureCycle, 2017).

Steven Huff is the author of the new story collection Blissful and Other Stories (Cosmographia, 2017), as well as two books of poetry, most recently More Daring Escapes (Red Hen, 2008), and a previous collection of stories, A Pig in Paris (Big Pencil, 2008). He is a Pushcart Prize winner in fiction and an O.Henry finalist. The former Publisher at BOA Editions, Ltd., he is now Founding Publisher and Editor at Tiger Bark Press. He teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College, and lives in Rochester.