DARK DAYS WITH THE DARK KNIGHT

YOU HAVE TO BE LIKED FOR THE WRONG REASONS TO BE POPULAR

SHOOT

NICE VOCABULARY

DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITES

 

         Elisa Gabbert & Kathleen Rooney

  

Elisa Gabbert holds degrees from Rice University and Emerson College . She is a reader for Ploughshares and an editor of Absent . Recent work appears or will appear in journals including Pleiades, LIT, No Tell Motel, Kulture Vulture, RealPoetik, H_NGM_N, and Redivider, as well as the forthcoming anthologies The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel Second Floor and Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets. A chapbook, Thanks for Sending the Engine , is forthcoming from Kitchen Press.

 

Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press. Her first book is Reading With Oprah (University of Arkansas, 2005), and her poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in Small Spiral Notebook, Harvard Review, and RealPoetik , as well as the anthologies Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets and The Book of Irish American Poetry: from the 18th Century to the Present . Her essays have appeared in Ninth Letter, turnrow, and Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers (Random House, 2006).