Blackbird Fall 2007  Vol. 6 No. 2


Chris Abani
Victoria Chang
Michael Chitwood
Keith Ekiss
Gibson Fay-LeBlanc
Beth Ann Fennelly
Raza Ali Hasan
James Hoch
Cyan James
Julia Johnson
Larry Levis
Khaled Mattawa
Timothy O’Keefe
Catherine Pierce
Jon Pineda
John Poch
Austin Segrest
Louie Skipper
Ron Smith
Robert Thomas
Joshua Weiner
Lesley Wheeler
Charles Wright


Jon Pineda is the author of two poetry collections, Birthmark (Southern Illinois University Press, 2003), which won the Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Open Competition; and The Translator's Diary, which won the 2007 Green Rose Prize for Poetry and is scheduled for publication in 2008. Pineda teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. He is a graduate of James Madison University, and studied in the MFA program at Virginia Commonwealth University. Pineda lives in Norfolk, Virginia.  

Photo by Amy Pineda