Mad River, by Justin Bigos
Finalist for the Emily Dickinson/Poetry Foundation First Book Award
Justin Bigos is the author of the poetry collection Mad River (Gold Wake, 2017), as well as the chapbook Twenty Thousand Pigeons (iO, 2014).
His poems, stories, essays, and interviews with poets appear in publications including New England Review, The Seattle Review, Ploughshares, Southern Indiana Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, The Rumpus, and The Best American Short Stories 2015. He cofounded and coedits the literary magazine Waxwing.
Justin recently joined the faculty of the MFA Program in Writing & Publishing at VCFA, and now makes his home in Barre, VT, with his wife, Erin Stalcup, and their daughter, Thalia.