MEGAN BURNS is the publisher at Trembling Pillow Press (tremblingpillowpress.com). She also hosts the Blood Jet Poetry Reading Series in New Orleans and is the co-founder of the New Orleans Poetry Festival (nolapoetry.com). She has been most recently published in Jacket Magazine, Callaloo, New Laurel Review, Dream Pop, and Diagram. Her poetry and prose reviews have been published in Tarpaulin Sky, Gently Read Lit, Big Bridge, and Rain Taxi. She has three books Memorial + Sight Lines (2008), Sound and Basin (2013) and Commitment (2015) published by Lavender Ink. She has three recent chapbooks: Dollbaby (Horseless Press, 2013), i always wanted to start over (Nous-Zot Press, 2014) and her Twin Peaks chap, Sleepwalk With Me (Horse Less Press, 2016). Her fourth collection, BASIC PROGRAMMING, was published by Lavender Ink in 2018.
TIM CARRIER is from St. Louis and lives in Los Angeles. He earned his MFA at the Institute of American Indian Arts (attending as a white / non-Native student). He’s been a Lambda Literary Fellow and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, and was awarded the Galway Kinnell Memorial Scholarship at the Community of Writers at _____ Valley. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including About Place, Cordite Poetry Review, Foglifter, Hinchas de Poesía, The Offing, and Poetry Northwest.
ADAM DAY is the author of the forthcoming collection of poetry, Left-Handed Wolf (LSU Press, 2020), and Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has appeared in Lana Turner, APR, Denver Quarterly, Volt, Kenyon Review, Iowa Review, and elsewhere. He is also the director of the Baltic Writing Residency in Sweden, Scotland, and Blackacre Nature Preserve.
ERIC DOLAN is a poet from new jersey doing his best to stay afloat in california & build something pretty - he thanks you for taking the time to read his work - you may email your mailing address to ericericdolan (at) gmail.com for a free book of poems if you so please -
JORDAN FABER is a writer based out of Chicago, IL. Her fiction has most recently appeared in Bull & Cross, Dream Pop Journal, Lunch Ticket, and TIMBER. Her work in theater has been produced at The Greenhouse and Victory Gardens theaters in Chicago. Jordan received a BA in Creative Writing from Knox College and an MFA from Northwestern University. While at Northwestern she earned a Princess Grace Award nomination. She has worked as a fiction editor for Black Spring Press in London and in development for the Sundance Channel. Read more words [here]
GIA FAGNELLI is a multi-media performance and video artist currently based in Pittsburgh, PA. They can be found at @GiaFagnelli on Instagram, Twitter, & Venmo, and at DasGigler.com
FELICITY FENTON has presented her multidisciplinary work (social practice, photography, words, installation) in a number of public and private spaces around the globe. Her first book, User Not Found is coming out with Future Tense Books in October 2018. By day, she works a designer and radio host. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
CONNOR FISHER lives in Athens, Georgia. He has an MA n English Literature from the University of Denver, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is working towards a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia. Reviews and poetry have appeared in journals including Word for/Word, Typo, Colorado Review, 7x7.la, and The Volta. His chapbook The Hinge is available to read for free from Epigraph Magazine.
LOGAN FRY lives in Austin, Texas, edits Flag + Void, and has published poems in Fence, Prelude, New American Writing, Denver Quarterly, Dream Pop, The Cultural Society, and the Best American Experimental Writing anthology.
ANNA GURTON-WACHTER is a writer, editor, and archivist. Her first full length book, Utopia Pipe Dream Memory, is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2019. Chapbooks include Mother of All (Above/Ground Press), The Abundance Chamber Works Alone (Essay Press), Blank Blank Blues (Horse Less Press), and CYRUS (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs). Other work has appeared in 6 x 6, The Organism for Poetic Research's Sci Pulp Poetics and Feminist Temporalities, No Dear, Elderly and elsewhere. Anna edits and makes books with DoubleCross Press, a poetry micro-press publishing handmade letterpress chapbooks. More info about her can be found at annagw.com or on instagram @ anna.as.metaphor because she is as a metaphor is. She lives in Brooklyn, NY a few blocks away from the house in which she was born.
WES HOLTERMANN is from Berkeley, California. His writing has appeared in the Kenyon Review, GlitterMOB, and Lumina, among other publications. He is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin.
EMMA HYCHE is an MFA candidate in poetry at Colorado State University. A winner of the 2016 AWP Intro Journals Award, her work appears or is forthcoming in TIMBER, Entropy, Foglifter, and elsewhere.
KIRSTEN IHNS is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and is currently a Ph.D. student and Neubauer Presidential Fellow in English Literature at the University of Chicago, where she studies texts that seem to want to be images, and works on the poetry staff of Chicago Review. Winner of the 2016 Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize (judged by Hoa Nguyen), her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, The Iowa Review, BOAAT, The Offing, Yalobusha Review, DREGINALD, New Delta Review, TAGVVERK, Sonora Review, Cordite Poetry Review, The Stockholm Review of Literature, theme-can, and elsewhere. She is from Atlanta, GA.
RAUAN KLASSNIK lives in a Seattle suburb. In the mornings he goes to the park with his dog. Unless he’s moaning, tied to the bed. It’s important to read. Rauan reads a book or two each year.
NOOKS KRANNIE is a Palestinian/Persian female writer from Montreal, Canada. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in Hobart, The Fanzine, Cosmonauts Avenue and more. website: nkrannie.com insta: @nookskrannie
JAKOB MAIER is a writer and artist in Syracuse, NY. He is the author of the chapbook Conversations (Ghost City Press, 2017) and his work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, Birdfeast, Flock, fields, Peach Mag, Shabby Doll House, Metatron, and more. Find him on Twitter @goodtimejakob
MADISON MCCARTHA is a black smear whose work has smeared in Black Warrior Review, DREGINALD, The Fanzine, Full-Stop, The Journal, Jubilat, Yalobusha Review and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame and is a 2018 Artist-In-Residence at The Millay Colony for the Arts.
RACHEL MINDELL is the author of two chapbooks: Like a Teardrop and a Bullet (Dancing Girl Press) and rib and instep: honey (above/ground). Individual poems have appeared (or will) in Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Collapsar, Tammy, Bombay Gin, BOAAT, Forklift, Ohio, The Journal, Sundog Lit, and elsewhere. She works for Submittable.
DØGTAIL NØRTH is a genderfluid transfemme bøything multimedia artist, tattooist, writer. You can find it on twitter at twitter.com/dogtrauma
ERICK SÁENZ is a 1st generation Latinx writer from Los Angeles. He is the founding editor of Lilac Press, a small DIY imprint. He was previously a contributing editor for the online magazine Cheers from the Wasteland. In addition to several self-published chapbooks and zines, his work can be found at Entropy, Alien Mouth, Elderly Magazine, Pinball, and Hobart Pulp. His first book Sussuros a mi padre will be released by The Operating System in 2018. You can find him online at: ericksaenz.com
PAUL SHUMAKER is a poet from Davenport, Iowa. In the fall he will begin his MFA candidacy at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.