Carl Boon lives in Izmir, Turkey, where he teaches courses in American culture and literature at 9 Eylül University. His poems have appeared in many magazines, including Posit, The Maine Review, and Diagram. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Boon recently edited a volume on the sublime in American cultural studies.
Chloe N. Clark‘s poems and fiction appear in Apex, Future Fire, Little Fiction, Uncanny, and more. She is co-EIC of Cotton Xenomorph, writes for Nerds of a Feather, and teaches at Iowa State University. Her debut chapbook, The Science of Unvanishing Objects, is out from Finishing Line Press and she can be found on Twitter @PintsNCupcakes.
Todd Dillard‘s work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including Electric Literature, Barrelhouse, Superstition Review, Nimrod, and Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.
Josh Giacometti has a BA in Creative Writing and Religion from Waynesburg University and was poetry editor of Muse & Stone from 2009-2010. His work has appeared in Platform Review.
Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She lurks in libraries and her local independent bookshop, Bookseller Crow. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in, former cactus mag, Litro, New Flash Fiction Review, Porridge and Longleaf Review. She tweets erratically @coffeeandpaneer.
Originally from Minnesota, Julie Hart has lived in London, Zurich and Tokyo and now in Brooklyn Heights. Her work can be found in Vol. 1 Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, Anti-Heroin Chic, Beautiful Losers, Juniper and at juliehartwrites.com. She is a founder with Mirielle Clifford and Emily Blair of the poetry collective Sweet Action.
Aby Kaupang is the author of NOS, disorder not otherwise specified (w. Matthew Cooperman, Futurepoem, 2018), Disorder 299.00 (w. Matthew Cooperman, Essay Press, 2016), Little “g” God Grows Tired of Me (SpringGun, 2013), Absence is Such a Transparent House (Tebot Bach, 2011) and Scenic Fences | Houses Innumerable (Scantily Clad Press, 2008). She has had poems appear in The Seattle Review, FENCE, La Petite Zine, The Laurel Review, Dusie, Verse, Denver Quarterly, & others. She holds master’s degrees in both Creative Writing and Occupational Therapy and lives in Fort Collins where she served as the Poet Laureate from 2015-2017. More information can be found here.
Kristine Langley Mahler is a memoirist experimenting with the truth on the suburban prairie outside Omaha, Nebraska. Her work received the Rafael Torch Award from Crab Orchard Review and has been recently published/is forthcoming in New Delta Review, Quarter After Eight, The Collagist, Fugue, Gigantic Sequins, and The Rumpus, among others. She is a nonfiction editor at Pithead Chapel and assistant editor for Split Lip Press.
Christopher Locke’s poems have appeared widely, including such publications as The North American Review, Poetry East, Verse Daily, Southwest Review, The Literary Review, The Sun, West Branch, Rattle, & on NPR’s Morning Edition. His most recent collection is Ordinary Gods (2017—Salmon Poetry). Locke has received the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Award, & state grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council & the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. He lives in the Adirondacks & teaches poetry online at The Poetry Barn & in person at North Country Community College, Saranac Lake, New York.
Rita Mookerjee‘s poetry is featured or forthcoming in Lavender Review, GASHER Journal, and Literary Shanghai. Her critical work has been featured in the Routledge Companion of Literature and Food, the Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory, and the Bloomsbury Handbook of Twenty-First Century Feminist Theory. She currently teaches ethnic minority fiction and women’s literature at Florida State University where she is a PhD candidate specializing in contemporary Caribbean literature. Follow her on Instagram @melanincholia.
Mary Balice Nelligan is a Chicago-based writer currently at work on her second novel. “Exit Plan” is her debut short story. Find her on Twitter at @ateachablemom.
Jacob Parsons is a young poet from northern Australia who is currently residing in Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His poetry has appeared in various publications including Ariel Chart, The Cadaverine, CommuterLit and is forthcoming in Ink in Thirds.