ISSN 2162-1675

Transom is published each spring and fall. A transom is the bar of wood that separates a door from the window above it. What comes over the transom is lobbed, has grace, arcs in.

The Editors

Kiki PetrosinoKiki Petrosino is the author of three books of poetry: Witch Wife (2017), Hymn for the Black Terrific (2013) and Fort Red Border (2009), all from Sarabande Books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. Her poems and essays have appeared in Best American Poetry, The New York Times, FENCE, Gulf Coast, jubilat, Tin House and online at Ploughshares. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, where she directs the Creative Writing Program. Her awards include a residency at the Hermitage Artist Retreat and research fellowships from the University of Louisville's Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Visit her website.

Dan RosenbergDan Rosenberg is the author of cadabra (Carnegie Mellon UP 2015) and The Crushing Organ (Dream Horse Press 2012). He has also written two chapbooks, A Thread of Hands (Tilt Press 2010) and Thigh's Hollow (Omnidawn 2015), and he co-translated Miklavž Komelj’s Hippodrome (Zephyr Press 2016). Rosenberg’s honors include a Presidential Fellowship from the University of Georgia, the 2011 American Poetry Journal Book Prize and the 2014 Omnidawn Chapbook Contest. His poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in several periodicals, including Boston Review, Verse, Poetry International, FIELD, Beloit Poetry Journal, Conjunctions, and North American Review. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Wells College in Aurora, NY. Visit his website.