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


Robert Thomas’ latest poetry collection is Dragging the Lake (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, FIELD, The Iowa Review, New England Review, and The Southern Review. His first collection, Door to Door (Fordham University Press, 2002) was selected by Yusef Komunyakaa as winner of Fordham’s Poets Out Loud Prize. Thomas received a 2003 poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. “Vanishing Point” is from a new manuscript titled The Slashed Sleeve.  

Photo by John F. Martin