The final series A of the year features four poets: Hanna Andrews, Becca Klaver, Kristin Aardsma, and Brandi Holman.
Becca Klaver attended the University of Southern California, where she entered as a screenwriter and left as a poet. Currently she is an MFA candidate at Columbia College Chicago, where she is co-editor for Columbia Poetry Review. Becca is also a poet-in-residence for the Poetry Center’s Hands on Stanzas program.
Hanna Andrews has worked at both Paper magazine and BUST magazine, where her music and film reviews have been published. She is a native New Yorker and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied creative writing. Currently, she is an MFA poetry candidate at Columbia College Chicago and co-editor of Columbia Poetry Review.
Brandi Homan’s chapbook, Two Kinds of Arson, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press in January 2007. Her work has appeared in magazines like Salt Hill, North American Review, Fugue, CutBank, Natural Bridge, and others. She recently completed her first book-length manuscript, The Valentine Factory.
Kristin Aardsma is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in RHINO, the Chicago Tribune, and the Columbia Poetry Review. She was a 2005 Bucknell Summer Seminar fellow. Kristin enjoys binding books and gambling.