Annah Browning (Personal Cleansings, Witch Questions, Witch Doctrine, Spell For A Lover, Witch Dreams) is a PhD candidate in the Program for Writers at The University of Illinois-Chicago and the author of a chapbook, The Marriage (Horse Less Press). Her poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review Online, Verse Daily, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Southeast Review, Willow Springs, and other journals and have received recognition from Boulevard, Indiana Review, Blue Mesa Review, and the Vermont Studio Center. She is an editor of Grimoire, an online literary magazine of the gothic and the weird.
Mary Peelen (Thermodynamics, Chaos Theory, Mandlebrot Set, Infinite Gravity, Quantum Theory, Supernova) earned an MFA from San Francisco State University and an MDiv from the Graduate Theological Union. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have recently appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Gulf Coast, Bennington Review, New American Writing, Massachusetts Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and other journals. She lives in San Francisco.
Nancy Reddy (The Sybils Swear, The Thibodeaux Girl, St. James, The Sybils Choose Her) is the author of Double Jinx (Milkweed Editions, 2015), a 2014 winner of the National Poetry Series. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Horsethief, The Iowa Review, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. The recipient of a grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, she teaches writing at Stockton University in southern New Jersey.
Rachel Sahaidachny (Childhood, Homeless, The Road, Linda, I Cannot Drive, Make) received her MFA from Butler University. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and serves as Programs Manager for the Indiana Writers Center. She is co-editor of Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers and former poetry editor of Booth: A Journal. She was awarded first prize in the 2014 Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards and reviews books of poems for Red Paint Hill. Her writing is published or forthcoming in Southeast Review, Community of Writers Poetry Review, Nuvo, and others.
Sarah Ann Winn's (Dot And Bo In The Cobbler's Den, In Space, Mid-Century Classic, Fever Dream, Travel, Yard Sale) poems, prose, and hybrid works have appeared or are upcoming in Five Points, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Massachusetts Review, Passages North, and Quarterly West, among others. Her chapbooks include Field Guide to Alma Avenue and Frew Drive (Essay Press, 2016), Haunting the Last House on Holland Island (Porkbelly Press, 2016) and Portage (Sundress Publications, 2015). She holds a Master of Fine Arts from George Mason University and a Master of Library Science from Catholic University of America. Visit her at bluebirdwords.com or follow her @blueaisling.
Maya Jewell Zeller (Two Kinds Of People, The Waiting, Not My Boat, This Aurora, For Danelle) is the author of Rust Fish (Lost Horse Press) and Yesterday, the Bees (Floating Bridge Press). She teaches creative writing at Central Washington University, edits fiction for Crab Creek Review, and lives in Spokane. Learn more at mayajewellzeller.com.
Williamson Brasfield (Strays, Injured Fox, Open Sea, Church On The Beach, Wildflowers) received his MFA from Yale School of Art and his BFA from Penn State University. Working in a variety of media, his work has been included in the Nicaraguan Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud; Come Together: Surviving Sandy, curated by Phong Bui; and Jungle Assteria at Beverly’s. He is a member of Jugo Del Cuerpo, with a forthcoming collaborative show at Harbor Gallery. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Carrie DeBacker (Hummingbirds, Pomegranates, Fly Like Paper, Corvus, Monarchs, Satellites) is an interdisciplinary artist, originally from the Chicago area and currently living and working in Seattle. She holds an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA in Studio Art from Carleton College. Currently in remission from Hodgkins Lymphoma, her work seeks to illustrate the body's conscious and subconscious processes through imagined gestures, creating a personal language of self-representation.
Diego Enrique Flores (Norstand, Dia De Los Muertos, Bonfire Of The Vanities, Capote Of A Young Bullfighter, Grass I) is a documentary photographer from South Texas currently based in Mexico City, Mexico. His work focuses on themes regarding ritual, loss, and conflict. He is currently working on a variety of long-term, social-documentary projects in and around Mexico. Learn more about Diego's work at diegoenriqueflores.com.
Born in South Korea, Mi Ju (Lemon Bear, Strawberry Mountain, Sweating Hamster, Danish Croissant, Red Balloon, Squirrel Pot Pie, Nest #4) received her BFA in painting and drawing at the San Francisco Art Institute. Mi went on to earn her MFA in painting and drawing at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She has shown in group and solo exhibitions in Seoul, San Francisco, San Diego, Copenhagen and New York. Mi’s work was recently acquired by the Fredrick R. Weisman Foundation of Los Angeles. Mi currently lives and works in NYC. Learn more at mijumiju.com.
Lise Latreille (Breakwater, Barn Church, Tucker Twilight, No Tenant) is a photographer who was born in Shawville, Quebec, Canada, in 1984. She is based in Montreal, where she's currently completing an MFA at Concordia University. Her work looks at the poetic potential of everyday spaces. See more at liselatreille.com and liselatreille.tumblr.com.