Andrew Allport is the author of The Body of Space in the Shape of the Human, which won the 2011 New Issues Prize, and a chapbook, The Ice Ship & Other Vessels. His work has appeared in many national journals, including Boston Review, Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, Orion, and Los Angeles Review. He holds a Ph.D in Literature and Creative Writing from The University of Southern California, and is currently the managing editor of Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts. He lives in Durango, Colorado, where he is frequently mistaken for someone else.
Guilherme Bergamini is 40 years old and was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. After graduating in journalism, he has been working with photography for 23 years. Through this art, Bergamini intends to express his experiences, worldview and anxieties. Passionate about photography since childhood, Bergamini is enthusiastic and curious about new contemporary possibilities that this technique allows. Persistent and critical, the art is photography as a way to political and social criticism. Awarded in national and international competitions and festivals, he took part in group and solo exhibitions in 21 countries. He had his work published in several Brazilian and foreign press vehicles. He publishes part of his photographic journey on his website www.guilhermebergamini.com.
Mason Binkley lives with his wife and identical twin boys in Tampa, Florida, and works as an attorney. His writing has appeared, or will have appeared, in Necessary Fiction, Jellyfish Review, Barely South Review, Pithead Chapel, Entropy, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and other places. You can find him online @Mason_Binkley.
Evana Bodiker is a poet from the U.S. South. Her first chapbook EPHEMERA, recipient of the Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, was published by Texas Review Press in 2018. Evana’s work is forthcoming or appears in LEVELER, Miscellany, Atlantis Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives and writes in Boston, MA.
Erin Carlyle’s work has been featured in literary magazines such as Up the Staircase Quarterly and Driftwood Press, and her chapbook, You Spit Hills and My Body, is published with Dancing Girl Press. She holds a MA in Literary and Textual Studies from Bowling Green State University and a graduate certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies from Western Kentucky University. Currently she is assistant poetry editor of Mid-American Review and a MFA candidate at Bowling Green State University.
Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving China. Currently, Yuan lives in Vancouver, where he edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan; credits include ten Pushcart nominations, the 2018 Naji Naaman’s Literary Prize, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline and 1,489 others worldwide.
Craig Finlay lives in South Bend, Indiana, where he spends most of his time doing library things. He has an MA in English from Western Illinois University and is currently pursuing a creative writing-track MA from Indiana University South Bend, where he is also a full time faculty member. His poems have appeared in the Beloit Poetry Journal, After the Pause and The Blue Mountain Review. His poem ‘Four Winds Field,’ in the Spring 2017 issue of Twyckenham Notes, was shortlisted for the Sundress Publications Best of the Net Award.
Nina Claudia Hessler is an undergraduate medical student from Cape Town, South Africa. She loves logic, literature and long-distance running. She writes in her head while she runs.
Naomie Jean-Pierre‘s writing bleeds with the places she has been. She is an MA literature candidate at City College of New York. She hails from Haiti by way of Atlanta and she is currently enjoying joint master’s studies at the University of Paris 7. Her works of poetry and fiction have been published in Fiction Magazine, Noble / Gas Qtrly, Rigorous Magazine, Mud Season Review, and more. She was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Kristin LaFollette is a PhD candidate at Bowling Green State University and is a writer, artist, and photographer. Her work was featured in the anthology Ohio’s Best Emerging Poets (Z Publishing, 2017) and she is the author of the chapbook, Body Parts (GFT Press, 2018). She currently lives in northwest Ohio. You can visit her on Twitter at @k_lafollette03 or on her website at kristinlafollette.com.