Alice Quinn is Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America and an adjunct professor at Columbia University's graduate School of the Arts. She was poetry editor at The New Yorker from 1987-2007 and at Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, from 1976-1986, and she is the editor of Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop. Her articles on and interviews with writers, poets, and artists have appeared in Artforum, the Canadian National Post, The Forward, Poetry Ireland, The New Yorker, and The New Yorker Online, and she is currently at work editing the journals and notebooks of Elizabeth Bishop.
Elsbeth Pancrazi is the Membership and Development Director for the Poetry Society of America. Elsbeth graduated from Vassar College and earned an MFA in Poetry from NYU's Creative Writing Program. She serves on the editorial board of PEN Journal and binds books for Small Anchor Press and The Extra-Illustration Project. Her poems and book reviews have appeared on BOMBlog, Bookslut, Boog City Reader, Forklift, Ohio, and elsewhere in print and on the web.
Charif Shanahan is the Programs Director for the Poetry Society of America. A graduate of Princeton University and Dartmouth College, Charif is currently an M.F.A. candidate in poetry at New York University, where he has served as a Starlight Foundation Fellow. A recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, his poems and translations have appeared online and in print.