Best of the Net 2017  


Eduardo C. Corral is the son of Mexican immigrants. His first book, Slow Lightning, was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. Corral has also been the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the "Discovery"/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry Magazine, and the Holmes National Poetry Prize from Princeton University. His poems have appeared in Ambit, The New Republic, Ploughshares, and Poetry. He will be a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University in 2017-18. He's an Assistant Professor in the M.F.A. program at North Carolina State University.
Gabino Iglesias has had work in Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Verbicide, Marginalia, The Rumpus, Red Fez, Out of the Gutter, HorrorTalk, and many other print and online venues. He is a columnist for LitReactor, the film/television editor for Entropy Magazine, and the book reviews editor for PANK Magazine. His latest novel, Zero Saints, received a rave review in the Los Angeles Review of Books, will be published in Spain in late 2017, and was optioned for film and nominated for the Wonderland Book Award. You can find him on Twitter at @Gabino_Iglesias.
Nicole Walker is the author of two forthcoming books, Sustainability: A Love Story and Microcosmology. Her previous books include Egg, Micrograms, Quench Your Thirst with Salt, and This Noisy Egg. She also edited Bending Genre with Margot Singer. She's nonfiction editor at Diagram and Associate Professor at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona where it rains like the Pacific Northwest, but only in July.