Poets Charles Jensen, Stephen S. Mills, and Robert Siek Read from Their New Books
Charles Jensen is the author of six chapbooks of poems and a collection, The First Risk, which was a finalist for the 2010 Lambda Literary Award. A second collection, Nanopedia, was published in 2018 by Tinderbox Editions. His poem “Tucson” received the 2018 Zócalo Poetry Prize. A past recipient of an Artist’s Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, his poetry has appeared in American Poetry Review, Field, The Journal, New England Review, and Prairie Schooner. He directs the Writers' Program at UCLA Extension.
Stephen S. Mills is the author of the Lambda Award-winning book He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices and A History of the Unmarried, both from Sibling Rivalry Press. His work has appeared in The Antioch Review, PANK, The New York Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review, Knockout, The Rumpus, and others. He is also the winner of the 2008 Gival Press Oscar Wilde Poetry Award and the 2014 Christopher Hewitt Award for Fiction. His third poetry collection Not Everything Thrown Starts a Revolution is now available from Sibling Rivalry Press. He lives in New York City. Website: http://www.
Robert Siek is the author of the poetry collections Purpose and Devil Piss (2013) and We Go Seasonal (2018), both published by Sibling Rivalry Press. He lives in Brooklyn and works at a large publishing house in Manhattan.