COLLEEN BURNER is a Midwestern-raised writer and artist, co-editor of Shirley Magazine, and Oregon Literary Fellowship recipient. Their work has appeared in Quaint Magazine, Permafrost, Black Candies: Gross and Unlikable, and Entropy.
DARCIE DENNIGAN is the author of four books, including The Parking Lot and other feral scenarios, out from Forklift Ohio in fall 2018.
DOMINIC DULIN is a multidisciplinary artist out of the Northeast Ohio Area, currently residing in Kent, Ohio. He tends to work in painting, sculpture, collage, and assemblages. Dominic is inspired and informed by imperfection, and more concretely, Dadaism, Surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism. Dominic sees his work as a challenge to capitalism and the waste of consumerist culture and in his work he tries to reuse objects and fabrics such a culture would see as worthless and expendable trash.
ELLEINADART is a New Jersey based artist looking to spread her love of drawing, dreams, sketches, cats, and life. Her comics have been published in "Blocked: Stories from the World of Online Dating" by Little Red Bird. You can find more work on Instagram, Society6, Etsy, or at elleinadart.com.
CARL-CHRISTIAN ELZE, born in 1974, lives in Leipzig and writes poems, short stories, and plays. He studied biology and German studies at the University of Leipzig, and later creative writing at the Deutsche Literaturinstitut Leipzig. Recent awards for his work include the Joachim-Ringelnatz Prize (2015) and residencies at the Künstlerhaus Edenkoben (2017) and the Deutsche Studienzentrum in Venice (2016), where he wrote the poems for his forthcoming book langsames ermatten im labyrinth. Other recent books include, diese kleinen, in der luft hängenden, bergpredigenden gebilde: poems (Verlagshaus Berlin, 2016), and Oda und der ausgestopfte Vater (kreuzerbooks, 2018), a book of short stories about growing up with the animals at the Leipzig Zoo where his father was head veterinarian.
GENEVIEVE HUDSON is the author of A Little in Love with Everyone (Fiction Advocate, 2018), a book on Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, and the story collection Pretend We Live Here (Future Tense Books, 2018). Her writing has been published in Catapult, Hobart, Tin House online, Joyland, The Millions, Lit Hub, The Collagist, No Tokens, Bitch, The Rumpus, and other places. Her work has been supported by the Fulbright Program and artist residencies at the Dickinson House, Caldera Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center.
ERIN PERRY lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
CAROLINE WILCOX REUL is the translator of Wer lebt / Who Lives by Elisabeth Borchers (Tavern Books, 2017) and the current poetry editor for the Timberline Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the PEN Poetry Series, Tupelo Quarterly, Poetry International, Lunch Ticket, The Los Angeles Review and others.
YONI SHRIRA lives and works in Los Angeles. By day he is a cinematographer. By night he is not a photographer.
ED SKOOG is the author of three books of poems, most recently Run the Red Lights (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). His poems have appeared in Paris Review, American Poetry Review, Poetry, Harper's and elsewhere. He lives in Portland.
RODRIGO TOSCANO’s newest book of poetry is Explosion Rocks Springfield (Fence Books, 2016) His previous books include, Deck of Deeds, Collapsible Poetics Theater (a National Poetry Series selection), To Leveling Swerve, Platform, Partisans, and The Disparities. His poetry has appeared in the anthologies Voices Without Borders, Diasporic Avant Gardes, Imagined Theatres, In the Criminal’s Cabinet, Earth Bound, and Best American Poetry. Toscano has received a New York State Fellowship in Poetry. He works for the Labor Institute in conjunction with the United Steelworkers, the National Institute for Environmental Health Science, Communication Workers of America, and National Day Laborers Organizing Network, working on educational / training projects that involve environmental and labor justice, health & safety culture transformation, and immigrant worker rights. Originally, from San Diego, and after 16 years, in Brooklyn, NY, Toscano now lives in New Orleans.
CONSUELO WISE grew up on the Lost Coast in Northern California.