Eduardo C. Corral's poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal,New England Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry, as well as other journals and anthologies. He received a Discovery/The Nation award and was selected for residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He lives in southern Arizona.
Carl Phillips is the award-winning author of eleven books of poetry, includingSpeak Low, which was a National Book Award finalist. He teaches at Washington University in St. Louis. This is his first year as judge of the Yale Series of Younger Poets.