Editorial Staff

Executive Editor

B.J. Love

Managing Editor

Emily Holland

Translations Editor

Pat Davis

Editorial Team

Grace Mott

Adam Chiles

Ralvell Rogers II


John Kneisley

Production Manager

Skylar Alexander

Logo Design

Alyssa Holland

Cover Illustration

Jenny Ziomek


McNaughton & Gunn, Inc.


Poet Lore is published by The Writer’s Center, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. For more than 35 years, The Writer’s Center has been a home for writers from all over the Washington metropolitan area. The Writer’s Center cultivates the creation, publication, presentation, and dissemination of literary work. To learn more, visit writer.org.

Past Editors

Jody Bolz, E. Ethelbert Miller, Rick Cannon, DeeDee Clendenning, Geraldine Connolly, Caitlin Cushman, Jason DeYoung, Sunil Freeman, Martin Galvin, Barbara Goldberg, Philip K. Jason, Elizabeth Poliner, Gary Stein, and Bruce Weigl.

Support for Poet Lore is provided by gifts from generous readers and friends and by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Gorlitz Foundation.