Mary Troy is the author of six books of fiction, most recently the novels "Swimming on Hwy N" (Moon City Press, 2016) and "Beauties" (BkMk 2010), winner of the USA Book Award. Her short story collection "Cookie Lily" (SMU Press, 2004) won the Devil’s Kitchen Award for best book of prose published in 2004. Troy teaches at University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Mary Jo Bang is the author of eight books of poems, most recently "The Last Two Seconds" (Graywolf, 2015) and "Elegy" (Graywolf, 2009), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent collection is "A Doll for Throwing" (Graywolf, 2018). She has received a Hodder Fellowship, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.
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