Contributors / September 2015 (Issue 29)

Guest Editors
ImageMarc Vincenz was born in Hong Kong, is Swiss-British and has published eight collections of poetry; his latest are This Wasted Land and its Chymical Illuminations (Lavender Ink) and Becoming the Sound of Bees (Ampersand Books). A book-length poem, Sibylline, is forthcoming with Ampersand Books. He is also the translator of many German-language poets, including the Herman Hesse Prize winner, Klaus Merz. His most recent books of translation are Erika Burkart's A Late Recognition of the Signs (Spuyten Duyvil) and Klaus Merz's Out of the Dust (Spuyten Duyvil). His own work has been translated into German, Russian, Romanian, French, Icelandic and Chinese. He has been awarded several grants from the Swiss Arts council and a fellowship from the Literarisches Colloquium, Berlin. Recent publications include The Nation, Ploughshares, World Literature Today and Ocean State Review. He has lived in England, Switzerland, Spain, Iceland, Hong Kong and China, but recently moved to the United States and now resides in Western Massachusetts. Vincenz helped select the poetry in the September 2015 issue of Cha. [Cha profile]

ImageDavid William Hill served as assistant editor for two oral history books from Voice of Witness, Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy (McSweeney’s, 2014) and Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives (McSweeney’s, 2008). His fiction has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, Arroyo Literary Review, Hobart, and Catamaran Literary Reader, among others, as well as in the anthology As We See It and in Heliography, the inaugural exhibition of Invisible City Audio Tours in Oakland, CA. He was recently a finalist for a Glimmer Train prize and for the 2014 Montana Prize in Fiction, and his stories have been performed live in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA, and by Liars’ League Hong Kong. Once upon a time he co-hosted, with the Flat Earth Collective, a reading and performance series at a great little art gallery called Kokoro in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. He has taught creative writing at San Francisco State University, Academy of Art University, and City University of Hong Kong. Hill helped select the prose in the September 2015 issue of Cha. [Cha profile]

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