Kenzie Allen is a descendant of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and a graduate of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. Her work has appeared in Sonora Review, The Iowa Review, Drunken Boat, SOFTBLOW, The Puritan, and other venues, and she is the managing editor of the Anthropoid collective and founder at Apiary Lit. She was born in West Texas and tumbleweeds wherever the wind takes her. Find her on twitter @cerena.
E. Kristin Anderson is a Pushcart-nominated poet and author who grew up in Westbrook, Maine and is a graduate of Connecticut College. She has a fancy diploma that says “B.A. in Classics,” which makes her sound smart but has not helped her get any jobs in Ancient Rome. Kristin is the co-editor of Dear Teen Me, an anthology based on the popular website and her YA memoir The Summer of Unraveling is forthcoming in 2017 from ELJ Publications. Her poetry has been published worldwide in many magazines and anthologies and she is the author of four chapbooks: A Jab of Deep Urgency (Finishing Line Press) and A Guide for the Practical Abductee (Red Bird Chapbooks) Pray Pray Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night (forthcoming from Porkbelly Press), and Acoustic Battery Life (forthcoming from ELJ Publications). She is an online editor at Hunger Mountain and a poetry editor at Found Poetry Review. Once upon a time she worked at The New Yorker. She now lives in Austin, TX where she is currently working on a full-length collection of erasure poems from women’s and teen magazines. She blogs at EKristinAnderson.com.
Joyce Chong writes fiction, poetry, and other types of lies while surrounded by farm land and wine country in Ontario, Canada. Her work has appeared in (parenthetical), Cartridge Lit, untethered magazine, and is forthcoming in Cool Skull Press’ Goddessmode anthology. You can find her other publications at joyceemily.weebly.com, or you can follow her mundane and occasionally excessive tweeting at @JoyceEmilyC.
William Emery is the author of Edges of Bounty: Adventures in the Edible Valley, and Kodoku. His work has appeared in The Collagist, Leveler, Sharkpack Poetry Review, Mastodon Dentist, and other journals. He is the founder of Ad Astra Books and Coffee House in Salina, KS. He lives in NYC.
Julia Dixon Evans is a writer living in San Diego. Her work can be found at Monkeybicycle, Hobart, Swarm, Black Candies, Like The Wind Magazine, and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter @juliadixonevans.
Lauren Elma Frament is a writer & restless soul living in Manchester, NH. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, FreezeRay Poetry, & The Harpoon Review, among others. She likes cross-stitching & standing in the front at punk shows.
William Hoffacker is originally from New York City. His fiction and essays have appeared in Cartridge Lit, Cheat River Review, Sundog Lit, Crab Fat Literary Magazine, and others. He currently lives in Tucson, AZ. He tweets @YoungestOfOne.