In celebration of National Poetry Month, SOMOS presents:
Isobel O’Hare is a poet and essayist. She authored three chapbooks and is included in several anthologies. Her collection of erasures of celebrity sexual assault apologies, all this can be yours, was published in 2018. She is editing an anthology of erasure poetry, Erase the Patriarchy, due out in 2019. O’Hare earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and awards from Split This Rock and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. O’Hare co-edits Dream Pop.
Tara Shea Burke is a queer poet and teacher from the Blue Ridge Mountains and Hampton Roads, Virginia. She’s a writing instructor, editor, creative coach, and yoga teacher who has taught and lived in Virginia, New Mexico, and Colorado. She believes in community building, encouragement, and practice-based living, writing, teaching, and art. www.tarasheaburke.com.