Paul Hostovsky
Paul Hostovsky's poems have been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and The Writer's Almanac, and have been published in Carolina Quarterly, Shenandoah, New Delta Review, Atlanta Review, Poetry East, and many other journals and anthologies. He won the Comstock Review's Muriel Craft Bailey Award for 2001 and the White Pelican Review's Hollingsworth Prize in 2005. He has two chapbooks, Bird in the Hand (2006) which won the Grayson Books Poetry Chapbook Competition, and Dusk Outside the Braille Press (2006), winner of the Riverstone Poetry Chapbook Award. Paul's poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize 9 times. He makes his living in Boston as an interpreter at the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing where he specializes in working with the deaf-blind.

His new book, Bending the Notes, is due in January 2009 from Main Street Rag.