Rob Halpern lives between San Francisco and Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he teaches at Eastern Michigan University and Huron Valley Women's Prison. His books include COMMON PLACE (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), MUSIC FOR PORN (Nightboat Books, 2012), Disaster Suites (Palm Press, 2009), RUMORED PLACE (Krupskaya, 2006), and [ ] Placeholder (Enitharmon 2015). Touching Voids in Sense was recently published in the UK (Veer Books), and WEAK LINK is forthcoming (Atelos). Rob is currently completing his translations of Georges Perec's early essays on aesthetics and politics, while editing Bruce Boone Dismembered: Selected Poems, Stories, and Essays. His own essays appear in a range of journals, as well as in the recently edited volumes Against Value in the Arts and Education; Ecopoetics: Essays in the Field; and Conversations with One's Peers: 30 Years of the George Oppen Memorial Lectures. Robin Tremblay-McGaw lives in San Francisco, writes about poetry and poetics, and teaches in the English Department of Santa Clara University and at Bard College as part of the Institute for Writing and in the Language & inking Program. Robin is the author of DEAR READER (Ithuriel's Spear, 2015) and the editor of xpoetics.blogspot.com. Robin's writing on Harryette Mullen, Joan Retallack, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Mike Amnasan, and others has appeared in Tripwire, MELUS, Aufgabe, Crayon, ON Contemporary Practice, Feminist Spaces 2.2, and elsewhere.