Salvatore Scibona / Tonya Foster
Salvatore Scibona's novel, The End, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Young Lions Fiction Award from the New York Public Library. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Harper's, The New Yorker, and was among The New Yorker's list of "20 Under 40" writers to watch. He has received a Whiting Writers' Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and he is a Visiting Writer in the English Department. Tonya Foster's first collection of poetry, A Swarm of Bees in High Court, is out this fall from Belladonna/Futurepoem Books. She is also co-editor of Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art. The recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship and a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, she is an associate at the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College and is currently a Visiting Writer in Wesleyan's English Department.