Magazine. Poetry. Published yearly in the spring, VOLT seeks to offer a range of adventurous writing across its characteristically large page dimensions. VOLT NO. 16 includes work by Ammiel Alcalay, Tyler Carter, Rachel Loden, Zach Savich, Dan Thomas-Glass, Matthew Cooperman, John Taggart, giovanni singleton, G. C. Waldrep, Donald Revell, Barbara Claire Freeman, Lyn Hejinian, Norma Cole, Tyrone Williams, Rae Armantrout, and many others.
Gillian Conoley was born in Austin Texas, where, on its rural outskirts, her father and mother owned and operated a radio station. Her most recent collection is THE PLOT GENIE with Omnidawn Publishing. She is the author of six collections of poetry, including PROFANE HALO, Lovers in the Used World, and Tall Stranger, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work has received many prizes, including the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from The American Poetry Review, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a Fund for Poetry Award. Her poems have been anthologized in over 20 national and international anthologies, including W.W. Norton's forthcoming Postmodern American Poetry (second edition), American Hybrid, Counterpath's LYRIC POSTMODERNISMS, and Oscar Mondadori's Nuova Poesia Americana. Editor and founder of VOLT magazine, she teaches in the Program for Writers and Poets at Sonoma State University. Author City: COTATI, CA USA