Issue 8, Volume II
Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno, whose memoir we continue to serialize, is the author of more than a dozen books including
biographies of Paul Bowles and E.E.Cummings, and a group portrait of American writers in Paris 1944-1960, The Continual
Pilgrimage. He is also well-known as a translator and poet. His translations include books by Paul Eluard, Rafael Alberti, Panaït
Istrati, García Lorca and the Mayan Books of Chilam Balam. His most recent publications are Dix méditations sur quelques
mots d’Antonin Artaud, translated by Patricia Pruitt (Paris: Alyscamps, 2018) Remission (Talisman House, 2016) and Mussoorie-
Montague Miscellany (Talisman House, 2014) Until his retirement he taught writing at MIT for over a quarter-century. He lives
in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. Many of his books are available on Amazon.
Carl Philips is a poet whose work also includes literary criticism and translations. Collections of his poetry have
won the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize, the PEN Center USA Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Los
Angeles Times Book Prize. He is Professor of English at Washington University in St, Louis, Missouri. USA. Poems
by Phillips and his full biography are available at the Poetry Foundation:
Dana Delibovi is a poet and adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, USA.
She is the 2019 recipient of the James Haba Award for Poetry. You can read her poem of the week and monthly
blog at her website: https://danadelibovi.weebly.com/. Her most recent essay, on St. Theresa of Ávila, "Poesy
and Ectasy" has just been published by After the Art.
Bronwyn Mills holds an MFA from UMass, Amherst, and a Ph.D. from NYU where she was an Anais Nin
Fellow. Later a Fulbright Fellow (La République du Bénin, West Africa) she travels widely, and has lived in New York City,
Istanbul, Turkey; Latin America; and Paris, France. For many years a dance and theatre writer for regional arts publications in
New England, she is also a Senior prose editor for Tupelo Quarterly. Books include Night of the Luna Moths (poetry,) Beastly's
Tale (a fabulist novel); and she is currently working on Canary Club, a novel set in medieval Spain. Her work has appeared in
IKON, Frigate,Talisman: a Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Tupelo Quarterly, and most recently in Agni Online.
She guest-edited the Turkish issue of Absinthe; New European Writing (#19.) Bronwyn has taught at Stevens Institute of
Technology; Kadir Has University in Istanbul; and Abomey-Calavi in Bénin. From time to time she publishes work on African
vodou. Bronwyn lives and writes in a tiny mountain village far, far away. Read more at https://bronwynmills.org/
Eric Darton has published a number of books, including the New York Times bestseller Divided We Stand: A
Biography of The World Trade Center (Basic Books, 1999, 2011), and Free City, a novel, (WW Norton, 1996). He is also the author
of an ongoing work of free scholarship, Book of the World Courant, available at www.bookoftheworldcourant.net. Recently his
essays have been published in Tupelo Quarterly www.tupeloquarterly.com. More of his work may be found at
www.ericdarton.net and here at The Wall. Darton leads Writing at the Crossroads, a workshop for prose writers, a sampling of
whose work appears in issue 2.
Hardy Griffin has a Ph.D. from Boğaziçi University. He has published translations in the Istanbul Biennial,
Words Without Borders, and for the award-winning photographic study Armenians, which documents the lives of
Armenians living in contemporary Turkey. He has published writing in New Flash Fiction, Alimentum, Assisi, The Washington
Post, American Letters & Commentary, and a chapter in Writing Fiction (Bloomsbury, 2003).
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