Ben Kopel lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the author of a chapbook, BECAUSE WE MUST (Brave Men Press), and his full-length collection, VICTORY, is forthcoming from H_NGM_N Books in Spring of 2012.
Matthew Suss lives and breathes in Amherst, Massachusetts. It came from Maine.
Excerpts from Suss/Kopel’s ‘Shut Up & Bloom’ have previously appeared in Inter|rupture and The Soft Spot Online Gallery.