Sarah Plimpton was born in New York City and divides her time between New York and France. She attended Smith College, Harvard Medical School and Pratt Institute in Manhattan. She works in several media; oil painting, printmaking, and artists’ books, and is also a poet. Two Galleries show her work on a regular basis—June Kelly in New York and Ute Barth in Zurich. Her poems have been published in the Denver Quarterly, the New York Review of Books, and The Paris Review. Her artists books are in such public collections as The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The New York Public Library, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Rachel Hadas is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry, essays, and translations, and the recipient of many honors including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the O.B. Hardison Poetry Prize. Her latest book of poems is “Question in the Vestibule” (2016), and a new collection, “Poems for Camilla,” will be published in June. Her verse translations of Euripides’ two Iphigenia plays are due out later this spring. Rachel Hadas is Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers-Newark, where she has taught for many years.