Hannah Bishop is an MFA poetry candidate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is originally from New Jersey. She earned her undergraduate degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and then worked at a gastroenterology office for a year. She greatly prefers reading poems to reading colonoscopy reports. Hannah especially enjoys sweets, RuPaul, fun facts, and her dog, Teek.
Chelsea Bunn is a poet and educator living in New Mexico. Her work appears in publications in print and online, including Maudlin House, Apathy Magazine, Cover, The Big Windows Review, Dogwood, and Georgetown Review. She earned her BA in creative writing and her MFA in poetry at Hunter College in New York, where she received a teaching fellowship, a Norma Lubetsky Friedman Scholarship, and taught creative writing for eleven years. She was selected as Thinker in Residence by Art in Odd Places in 2016 and was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize twice. Born and raised in NYC, she currently teaches poetry for the Continuing Education Departments of Santa Fe Community College and UNM Osher. Visit her at chelseabunn.com.
Hannah Cohen received her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She co-edits Cotton Xenomorph and is a contributing editor for Platypus Press. She is the author of Bad Anatomy (Glass Poetry Press, 2018). Recent and forthcoming publications include Noble/Gas Qtrly, Glass, Calamus Journal, Cease, Cows, Yes Poetry, Gravel, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and elsewhere.
Rico Craig’s first poetry collection – BONE INK – melds the narrative, lyrical and cinematic, using unexpected images and voices to investigate the transformative passions and regrets of modern life. His work has been widely published and anthologised. To find recent work visit twitter.com/RicoCraig.
Lindsay D’Andrea holds a MFA in creative writing and environment from Iowa State University. Her work has been featured in Heavy Feather Review, The Collapsar, InDigest Magazine, and others. She currently lives and works in the Boston area. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @Lindszd.
Aslan Demir is from Turkey, born in Van, an eastern Kurdish city, and went to Pakistan to study English Literature, and Urdu Language (double major). After living in Islamabad for six years and teaching English in Mongolia for four years, Aslan is currently an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Lindenwood University.
Maris Finn is a writer from New York, currently living and writing in Austin, Texas. She works for the Texas Book Festival and has her MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. Her short fiction has appeared in Literal Latte, Gandy Dancer, and Molotov Cocktail. You can find her on Twitter at @maris_finn.
Jennifer Fliss is a Seattle-based fiction and essay writer. Her work has appeared in PANK, Hobart, The Rumpus, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. She can be found on Twitter at @writesforlife or via her website, www.jenniferflisscreative.com.