Thursday, May 1, 2014
Steven Teref is the translator of Ana Ristovic's Little Zebras: Selected Poems (Zephyr Press, 2016) and Novica Tadic's Assembly (Host Publications). His prose is featured in the collaborative fiction anthology, Rescription (Anabium). He is the Editorial Advisor for Ricochet Review and an instructor at Columbia College Chicago.
An excerpt of Teref's book-length, conceptual writing project, published on The Volta, can be found here. An excerpt of his and Maja Teref's next book of translations, a selected poems of the Serbian poet, Ana Ristovic, due out on Zephyr Press in 2016, is here.
Read about Ricochet Review, a collaborative effort between Steven and Maja and Rhino to bring poems of high school students into the world, here.
was born in the Midwest, grew up in New Mexico, and has lived in the San Francisco bay area for over a decade. Terry has published in numerous literary journals, including Best New Poets 2012, Crab Orchard Review, Green Mountains Review, Great River Review, New Millennium Writings, and The Comstock Review. His work has garnered six Pushcart Prize nominations. He is the winner of the 2014 Crab Orchard Review Special Issue Feature Award in Poetry. His chapbook, Altar Call, was a winner in the the 2013 San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival, and appears in the Anthology, Diesel. His chapbook, If They Have Ears to Hear, won the 2012 Copperdome Poetry Chapbook Contest, and is available from Southeast Missouri State University Press. His first full-length collection of poems, In This Room (CW Books, 2016), is now available, and his second, Dharma Rain, was released by Saint Julian Press in October of 2016. Terry is a 2008 poetry MFA graduate of New England College, an assistant editor at Trio House Press, and a free-lance poetry consultant. For more information about him and his work see www.terrylucas.com