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    Brian Doyle

    Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine. He is the author of many books of essays and fiction, notably the sprawling Oregon novel Mink River and the headlong sea novel The Plover. His latest essay collection, Children and Other Wild Animals, was published in 2014 by Oregon State University Press. 

  • Madison Doyle

    Madison Doyle is a senior with degrees in linguistics and international security studies and minors in Spanish and Arabic. While she calls Texas home, Spain has her heart. She fell in love with Valencia while studying abroad and hopes to return soon to teach English. Ultimately, she hopes to pursue a career that allows her to pursue her love of languages and literature, wherever that may take her.

  • Margaret Drabble

    Margaret Drabble (b. 1939) is an English novelist, biographer, and critic. She has published 17 novels, and in 2011, she was awarded the Golden PEN Award.

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  • Nataša Dragnić

    Nataša Dragnić (b. 1965) is a Croatian writer and poet. She currently lives in Germany where she works as a foreign language instructor.

  • Emil Draitser

    Emil Draitser’s work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Partisan Review, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. The most recent of his twelve books of artistic and scholarly prose are In the Jaws of the Crocodile: A Soviet Memoir; Farewell, Mama Odessa: A Novel; and Stalin’s Romeo Spy: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of the KGB’s Most Daring Operative. A three-time recipient of grants from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, Draitser currently teaches Russian at Hunter College in NYC.

  • Boris Dralyuk

    Boris Dralyuk has translated and co-translated several volumes of poetry and prose from Russian and Polish, including, most recently, Dariusz Sośnicki’s The World Shared (BOA, 2014), with Piotr Florczyk, and Isaac Babel’s Red Cavalry (Pushkin Press, 2015) and Odessa Stories (Pushkin Press, 2016). He received first prize in the 2011 Compass translation competition and, with Irina Mashinski, first prize in the 2012 Brodsky/Spender translation competition. He is co-editor, with Robert Chandler and Irina Mashinski, of The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry (Penguin Classics, 2015) and the editor of 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution (Pushkin Press, 2016).

  • Jim Drummond

    Jim Drummond is a lawyer and writer in Round Rock, Texas.

  • Žydrūnas Drungilas

    Žydrūnas Drungilas did his graduate studies at Klaipeda University in Lithuania and the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently editor of the weekly cultural journal Šiaurės Atėnai in Vilnius, Lithuania. Between rare but memorable visits to literary salons, he has been seen wandering the streets of Vilnius in a state best described as inscrutable.

  • Zoran Drvenkar

    Zoran Drvenkar (b. 1967) is a Croatian German novelist. His novel Sorry won the Friedrich-Glauser Prize in 2010.

  • Du Ya

    Du Ya was born in 1968 in Henan Province. Before becoming an editor and writer, she worked as a nurse for ten years. She is the author of The Wind Uses Its Bright Wings (1998), Selected Poems (2008), and Sunset and Dawn Light (2016), which won the prestigious Lu Xun Prize.

  • Andrew DuBois

    Andrew DuBois is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto. The author of Ashbery’s Forms of Attention, he is co-editor of The Anthology of Rap and Close Reading: The Reader.

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    Lucia Duero

    Lucia Duero is a Slovak-born writer and literary translator residing in Mexico City. Her work has been published in numerous magazines in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Latin America, and the United States. Her translation of the Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku’s Lunes en Siete Días into Spanish won the II Marcelo Reyes Translation Award. Her poetic novel, El Problema Principal (The principal problem), is forthcoming in Spain (Ediciones Amargord).

  • Carolyn M. Dunn

    Carolyn M. Dunn is an associate vice provost of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and associate professor of English at Central Michigan University, co-editor of The Journal of Louisiana Creole Studies, and part of the NAMMY award-winning all-women’s drum group The Mankillers. Her poetry books include Outfoxing Coyote (2002), Echolocation: Poems Indian Country, LA (2014), and Stains of Burden and Dumb Luck (forthcoming). She is also the author of the much lauded play, The Frybread Queen

  • Duo Duo 多多

    Duo Duo 多多 (b. 1951) is the pen name of Li Shizheng, who was born in Beijing in 1951. He started writing poetry in the early 1970s as a youth during the isolated, midnight hours of the Cultural Revolution, and many of his early poems critiqued the Cultural Revolution from an insider's point of view in a highly sophisticated, original style. Often considered part of the "Misty" school of contemporary Chinese poetry, he nevertheless kept a cautious distance from any literary trends or labeling.

    After witnessing the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Duo Duo left China and did not return for more than a decade. Upon his return to China in 2004, the literary community received him with honor and praise. Duo Duo currently teaches at Hainan University and divides his time between Hainan and Beijing. His translations into English include the verse collections Looking Out from Death: From the Cultural Revolution to Tiananmen Square (1989) and The Boy Who Catches Wasps (2002) as well as Snow Plain (2010), a recent collection of short stories. Duo Duo is the twenty-first laureate of the Neustadt Prize and the first Chinese recipient of the award.

    Read Duo Duo's 2010 Neustadt Prize acceptance speech and three of his poems in bilingual texts.

  • Eïrïc R. Durändal-Stormcrow

    Eïrïc R. Durändal-Stormcrow (born David Caleb Acevedo, 1980, San Juan) is a writer and visual artist. He has published the novels El Oneronauta and Historias para pasar el fin del mundo; the sex memoirs Diario de una puta humilde; the travel book Crónicas del esmog; three short-story collections; three poetry collections; and the anthologies Los otros cuerpos: antología de literatura gay, lésbica y queer desde Puerto Rico y su diáspora (co-edited with Moisés Agosto-Rosario and Luis Negrón) and Felina: antología para gatos (co-edited with Cindy Jiménez Vera).

  • Marguerite Duras

    One of France’s most celebrated writers, Marguerite Duras published L’Amant in 1984. It won the Prix Goncourt, and Barbara Bray’s English translation, The Lover, was published in 1985.

  • Lucy Durneen

    Lucy Durneen ( in English and creative writing at Plymouth University, UK, and is assistant editor of Short Fiction. She has published stories in various literary journals, been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and highly commended in the Manchester Fiction Prize, and recently completed her first collection of short stories.

  • Puneet Dutt

    Puneet Dutt’s ( chapbook PTSD south beach (Grey Borders Books) was a finalist for the 2016 Breitling Prize. She lives in Toronto, where she is an editorial board member at Canthius and a workshop facilitator with the Toronto Writers Collective. Her debut collection is forthcoming with Mansfield Press in fall 2017.

  • Geoff Dyer

    Geoff Dyer (b. 1958) is an English writer and a journalist. Some awards he has receive include the E.M. Forster Award in 2006 and the GQ Writer of the Year Award in 2009.

  • Saddiq Dzukogi

    Saddiq Dzukogi (@SaddiqDzukogi) is the author of Your Crib, My Qibla, forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press in 2021. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Oxford Review of Books, Kenyon Review, Oxford Poetry, Salamander, Southeast Review, and Obsidian, among others. His chapbook Inside the Flower Room was selected by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani for the APBF New-Generation African Poets Series. He was a finalist for the 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize. Saddiq is currently a PhD student in English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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