Ayelet Amittay is a poet and nurse practitioner in Oregon. Her work appears in Tupelo Quarterly, Whale Road Review, CLOVES Literary, and others.

Deborah A. Bennett is a Touchstone Award nominated poet whose work has most recently appeared in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, and Rattle.

Frances Boyle’s most recent book is Openwork and Limestone (Frontenac House, 2022). In addition to two earlier poetry books, she is the author of Tower, a novella, and Seeking Shade, an award-winning short story collection. Frances lives in Ottawa, Canada.   WEB   TWITTER

Norma Bradley is a poet and multi-media visual artist who has spent her career teaching art in schools, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. She was the director of art education for HandMade in America, participated in the North Carolina State Visiting Artist Program, and is a fellow of Hambidge Center. Her poems have been published in The Avocet, Snapdragon, The Great Smokies Review, Jewish Literary Journal, Speckled Trout Review, and From the Listening Place: Languages of Intuition.   WEB

Rae Diamond is an artist, educator, and nature advocate, who weaves language, breath, sound, movement, and things found outside into intricate doorways that lead to vast worlds. They began self publishing zines as a homeless youth in the ’90’s, and their book, The Cantigee Oracle, is now published by North Atlantic Books. Rae’s first poetry and image collection will be published by First Matter Press in September 2023.   WEB   TWITTER

Erika Gill (they/she) is a writer who lives, writes and builds community in Denver, CO. They grew up longest in Victorville, CA, which is notable only in being the filming location of The Hills Have Eyes. Erika’s poetry may be found in Rigorous, Sublunary Review, Birdy, and other spaces.   WEB   TWITTER

Suchi Govindarajan is a writer and photographer from Bangalore, India. She is the author of three picture-books for children. Poetry is her first love; fiction is her newest.   LINKTREE

Shannon Hardwick‘s work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Gulf Coast, The Texas Observer, The Missouri Review, Four Way Review, Salamander, Sixth Finch, and Passages North, among others. Hardwick serves as the Editor-in-Chief at The Boiler.

Claire Jussel is a poet, writer, and artist from Boise, Idaho. Her work has appeared in West Trade Review, Black Fox Literary Magazine, Wizards in Space, and Split Rock Review. She currently resides in Ames, Iowa, where she is an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing and Environment program at Iowa State University.

Kip Knott s a writer, photographer, teacher, and part-time art dealer living in Delaware, Ohio. His third book of poetry, The Other Side of Who I Am, is available from Kelsay Books.   WEB   TWITTER

Ariane Lauren is a desert dweller of Arizona. She has been published in Soft Star Magazine, Erato Magazine, Bubble Magazine, and Boats Against the Current.   TWITTER   TUMBLR   INSTA

dre levant had a fierce love for weird writing, funky art, their cat sochi, and veggie subway sandwiches. for snippets of poetry and cat pics, follow on instagram and twitter.   WEB

John Lilac is a writer and rare book collector from Los Angeles, California. John is currently editing his novel and a collection of poems.   TWITTER

Joshua Massey is a writer and graduate student living in New York City, where they study material culture. Someday, they aspire to own at least two cats, read all the books on their bookshelves, and find space for their growing collection of nineteenth-century objets d’art. Their work appears in or is forthcoming in petrichor, tiny wren lit, and the lickety split.   TWITTER

Morgan Melhuish (he/him) is a queer writer and educator from West Sussex. His work has been published in Impossible Archetype, Rabid Oak, and Outcast.   TWITTER

Andy Perrin is a writer/photographer/cyclist/teacher(not necessarily in that order), from southern Rhode Island. While he is out exploring the world on one of his bicycles, he is often moved to stop to take a photo of some inspirational thing. On the best days, the thoughts of the things photographed turn into words and become the subjects of his writing.   TWITTER   INSTAGRAM

Lena Rivkah is an author-illustrator who specializes in visual storytelling through mixed media and collaged art. A self-taught artist and former philosophy professor, she takes inspiration from nature, animals, books, and history.   WEB   TWITTER   INSTAGRAM

Shloka Shankar is a poet and self-taught visual artist from Bangalore, India. A Best of the Net nominee and award-winning haiku poet, Shloka is the Founding Editor of Sonic Boom and its imprint Yavanika Press. She is the author of the microchap Points of Arrival (Origami Poems Project, 2021) and her debut full-length haiku collection is The Field of Why (Yavanika Press, 2022).   TWITTER

Aoife Smith is a queer first-generation American poet and artist. Their work appears in Anti-Heroin Chic, Death Rattle/Oroboro Lit Journal, Emulate Magazine, and others. Aoife is a 2022 recipient of The Rosemary Thomas Poetry Prize.

Carina Solis is a sixteen-year-old writer living in Georgia. Her work is published or forthcoming in the HAD, Wrongdoing Mag, Gone Lawn, The Lumiere Review, and elsewhere.   WEB   TWITTER

Debbie Strange is a Canadian short-form poet, artist, photographer and musician. Her daily creative practice helps mitigate the effects of chronic illness, and has yielded thousands of internationally published poems and artworks.   WEB   TWITTER   INSTA

Alex Tretbar won the 2022 PEN America Prison Writing Contest in Poetry, and was a finalist for the 2021 PEN/Edward Bunker Prize in Fiction. His work appears in or is forthcoming from Bat City Review, Southeast Review, Cobra Milk, Poetry Northwest, Shō, INKSOUNDS, and elsewhere. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.   WEB   TWITTER

Laila Woozeer is a queer Welsh-Mauritian artist whose work spans music, poetry, writing, and performance. Their writing has appeared in The Guardian, Mashable, Stylist, Metro, gal-dem, Aurelia, Wales Art Review, and Messy Misfits Club. Their first book, Not Quite White, was released by Simon & Schuster in 2022.   WEB   TWITTER   INSTAGRAM

Jim Young is an old poet living in The Mumbles, Gower, Wales, UK. He does most of his writing in his beach hut on the Gower peninsula.   POETRY   HAIKU