July 7, 2011KR BlogKR

Live Blogging The Summer, All Summer Long

You may have noticed that the KR blog has been more active the past few weeks, and if you haven’t had a chance to stop by recently, consider this sentence a welcome mat. Come by. You’ll find regular great news posts by these excellent writers, with more writers to join on through the summer–pick up the RSS feed, follow on Facebook, or friend us on Twitter–we’ll let you know when there are fresh posts by this current cast:

Nick AdmussenNick Admussen is the author of the chapbook Movie Plots, a DIY book kit published by Epiphany Editions. His work has appeared in KROnline, Boston Review, Blackbird and many other magazines. He’s currently a sixth-year graduate student in modern Chinese Literature at Princeton University.


Andrew David KingAndrew David King studies English and Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received the Joan Lee Yang Memorial Prize in Poetry and the F.C.S. Schiller Prize in Philosophy. His work has appeared, or is slated to appear, in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Rumpus, the ZYZZYVA blog, and The Writer’s Way, a California State University textbook.


Hilary PlumHilary Plum is co-director of Clockroot Books and received an MFA in fiction from UMass Amherst.




Maggie SmithMaggie Smith is the author of Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press), Nesting Dolls (Pudding House), and The List of Dangers (Kent State University Press). Her poems have appeared in Paris Review, Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, Florida Review, and many other journals and anthologies. She has received fellowships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Ohio Arts Council, and, most recently, the National Endowment for the Arts. She can be found online at www.maggiesmithpoet.com.

Jake Adam YorkJake Adam York is the author of three books of poems–Murder Ballads (2005), winner of the 2005 Elixir Press Prize in Poetry, A Murmuration of Starlings (2008), winner of the 2009 Colorado Book Award in Poetry, and Persons Unknown (2010). His poems have appeared in Anti-, Blackbird, Cincinnati Review, DIAGRAM, Diode, Greensboro Review, New South, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Southern Review, Southern Spaces, Third Coast, and other journals. Originally from Alabama, York is now Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at the University of Colorado Denver, where he co-edits Copper Nickel.