Hats Off! to Karen Paul Holmes whose two poems appear in Stay Thirsty Poets, Vol. 1 (ed. Abriana Jette) along with work by Billy Collins, Robert Pinsky, Paul Muldoon, Denise Duhamel, A.E.Stallings, David Lehman, Jericho Brown, Alexis Rhone Fancher, and Jenny Sadre-Orafai. Karen was a featured reader on March 13 in Atlanta at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center's monthly poetry series; and she will lead a writing retreat called "Your Write Time" at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown the weekend of July 26.