blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Jennifer Merrifield’s poetry is forthcoming in Columbia, Fourteen Hills, Phoebe, Words & Images, Redactions, Harpur Palate, and Minima. Her nonfiction has recently appeared in Blackbird, Review Revue, and Redactions. An MFA candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University, she has been nominated for an AWP Intro/Journals Award, was a finalist for the Greg Grummer and Stephen Dunn Poetry Awards, and is the recipient of the 2006 Columbia Poetry Prize.  




Catherine Wing grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, on a street bounded by two florists, one cemetery, and a Carnegie library. She is the author of the poetry collection Enter Invisible (Sarabande Books, 2005). She received a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the University of Washington. Wing’s poems have appeared in such journals as Chicago Review, Field, Prairie Schooner, and Poetry.