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


Louie Skipper is an Episcopal priest and college chaplain to Montgomery Episcopal Campus Ministries in Montgomery, Alabama. He has published two books of poetry: Deaths That Travel with the Weather (Orchises Press, 1992) and The Fourth Watch of the Night (Swan Scythe Press, 2001). Skipper’s third book of poetry, The Work Ethic of the Common Fly, is scheduled for publication by Settlement House Press in spring of this year.  

Photo by Stephen Skipper