Sylvia Chan lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work is published and forthcoming in Shampoo and West Wind Review, among others.
Feng Sun Chen's first book is Butcher's Tree from Black Ocean. She is also the author of chapbooks Ugly Fish from Radioactive Moat Press, Arcane Carnal Knowledge from Pangur Ban Party (and Night Vegetable Press) and blud, from Spork Press. Recent poems do and will appear on her blog, in Conduit, >Kill Author, Claudius App, and other places. She is currently a graduate assistant and MFA student at the University of Minnesota, and sometimes blogs about potatoes and art for Montevidayo.
Mark DeCarteret's work has appeared in the anthologies American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Press), Brevity & Echo: Short Short Stories by Emerson College Alums (Rose Metal Press), Thus Spake The Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader (Black Sparrow Press) and Under the Legislation of Stars--62 New Hampshire Poets (Oyster River Press) which he also co-edited. Flap, his fifth book, was published last year by Finishing Line Press. From 2009 to 2011 he was the Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. You can check out his postcard project [here]
Christine Friedlander currently lives in Minneapolis, where she writes poetry, teaches undergraduate English, swims competitively, and plays with gauze. In the event of an emergency, she can also be used as a flotation device. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Spork, Gigantic Sequins, Fugue, and elsewhere. Follow her [here]
Jared Joseph lives in Spain. His poems have appeared in elimae and trnsfr among others. His chapbook, Commuting: Have Gone To Ithaca. -Frank Quitely is forthcoming from Varmint Armature. He blogs [here]
Michael H. Koh lives in New York and tweets a lot.
Robert Krut is the author of The Spider Sermons (BlazeVox, 2009). His poems have appeared in a variety of journals including The Cimarron Review, Blackbird, Bateau, and Vinyl, among others. In coming months, new pieces will be published in Inter/rupture, Smartish Pace, and more.
Rob MacDonald lives in Boston and is editor of the online journal, Sixth Finch. His poetry has appeared in Octopus, Everyday Genius, H_NGM_N, notnostrums, The Lumberyard, and other journals.
Neila Mezynski is the author of Glimpses and A Story (2013) from Scrambler Books, a pamphlet from Greying Ghost Press, e-chapbooks from Radioactive Moat Press and Patasola Press, and chapbooks from Folded Word Press (April, 2012), NAP Chapbooks (Aug, 2012), Mud Luscious Press and Deadly Chaps Press.
Jacob Oet lives in Solon, Ohio. Jacob's poetry and images have appeared in Palooka Journal, Straylight Magazine, Moonshot Magazine, Petrichor Machine, and OVS Magazine among others. His awards include the 2011 Younkin-Rivera Prize and the 2011 Ohioana Robert Fox Award. Jacob's first chapbook, Metamorphosis, is forthcoming in 2012 from Kattywompus Press. Student by choice, Jacob Oet is never sure which language he speaks. You may spot him in a park, forest, or beach, with planted feet, arms stretched up and shaking in a breeze. But don't let him see you; he likes to sing to strangers. He takes photos of snow, and hates winter.
Diana Salier is the author of wikipedia says it will pass (Deadly Chaps Press, 2011) and Letters from Robots (Night Bomb Press, 2012). Her work has recently appeared or will appear in Housefire, Stoked, Metazen, and Short Fast & Deadly. She is wearing striped pajamas. Visit her [here]
Amanda Silbernagel is a poet from Fargo, ND who is currently studying philosophy in Lubbock, TX. These days, she appreciates random acts of spontaneity, such as students who use pseudonyms on the attendance sheet or on exams. Amanda's poetic and philosophical works have appeared or are forthcoming in Ouroboros, PANK, Arsenic Lobster, 13 Myna Birds, Breadcrumb Scabs, >Kill Author, and Paper Nautilus. Her works can also be found [here]
Kimberly Ann Southwick is the founder and editor in chief of the literary arts journal Gigantic Sequins. She teaches writing, literature, and grammar and lives in Philadelphia. She has work forthcoming in PANK, red lightbulbs, and Thrush. Her work has appeared recently in Word Riot, Barrelhouse, Big Lucks, Curbside Quotidian, and kitchen.
Nick Sturm is associate editor of YesYes Books and curator of The Big Big Mess Reading Series. Poems are forthcoming in Aesthetix, Catch Up, Forklift, Ohio, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Jellyfish, red lightbulbs, Secret Journal, and TYPO.
Cody Todd is the author of the chapbook, To Frankenstein, My Father (Proem Press, 2007). His poems have appeared in Conduit, The Denver Quarterly, Salt Hill, and are forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review and The Literary Review. He is also the managing editor and co-creator of the online literary journal, The Offending Adam.
Wendy Xu's first chapbook, The Hero Poems was published by H_NGM_N Books in October 2011. Some of her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in places like DIAGRAM, ANTI-, The American Poetry Journal, Cutbank, Drunken Boat, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Dark Sky Magazine, PANK, Catch Up, and others. She co-edits iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, and curates the collaborative book review blog at Read This Awesome Book. She does intern-y things for Factory Hollow Press.