Serena Alaggapan received her A.B. in comparative literature and creative writing from Princeton University and recently received an MSt in World Literatures in English from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. She has edited poetry for the 30th annual Mays Anthology and The Oxford Review of Books. She is a recipient of the 2022 New Poets Prize and her pamphlet ‘Sensitive to Temperature’ will be published by The Poetry Business under the Smith|Doorstop imprint next year.

Lorelei Bacht (she/they) is currently running out of ways to define herself, and would like to reside in a tranquil, quiet form of uncertainty for a while. Her recent work has appeared and/or are forthcoming in Anti-Heroin Chic, The Selkie, Mercurius, Abridged, Beir Bua, Odd Magazine, Popshot Quarterly, Strukturriss, The Inflectionist Review, and elsewhere.   TWITTER   INSTA

L. M. Cole is a poet and artist residing in the US East Coast. Her work has been published or is upcoming with Roi Fainéant, Olney Magazine, Daily Drunk, Corporeal, and others.   TWITTER

Linda M. Crate is a Pennsylvanian writer whose works have appeared in numerous journals both online and in print. Her latest poetry chapbook is fat & pretty (Dancing Girls Press, 2022), and her latest novel is Managing Magic (Alien Buddha Press, 2022).   FB.

Mira Moss Crime is a multimedia poet / queer anarchist / insurgent artist.    WEB

E.G. Cunningham is the author of Ex Domestica (C&R, 2017). Her work has appeared in The Abandoned Playground, Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Fugue, The Gettysburg Review, The Lincoln Review, The Nation, Poetry London, Southern Humanities Review, and other publications. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa and a PhD in English from the University of Georgia. She teaches at the University of California, Merced.   

Edward A. Dougherty lived in Japan for 2 1/2 years and is deeply influenced by Zen teachers and calligraphers. He is the author of 11 collections of poetry (non hybrid) and his newest book is Journey Work: Crafting a Life of Poetry and Spirit (Apprentice House Press, 2021). In those essays, he relates his travels —inwardly, globally, and artistically.   

Robbie Gamble (he/him) is the author of A Can of Pinto Beans (Lily Poetry Review Press, 2022). His poems have appeared in Frogpond, Modern Haiku, RHINO, Salamander, and The Sun. He divides his time between Boston and Vermont.   WEB

Shannon Hardwick‘s work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Gulf Coast, Salamander Magazine, Frontier Poetry, MAGMA Poetry, The Texas Observer, Four Way Review, The Missouri Review, and Passages North, among others. Hardwick serves as the poetry editor for The Boiler.

Prosper Ìféányí is a Nigerian poet. His works are featured or forthcoming in Brittle Paper, lumiere review, Identity Theory, Aothen Magazine, Eremite Poetry, New Note Poetry, Lothlorien Poetry Journal, and elsewhere.   TWITTER   INSTA

Koss (she/they/them) is a queer artist/writer/poet with over 170 publications in pubs such as Best Small Fictions 2020, Punk (by Kissing Dynamite), San Pedro River Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Spillway, Bending Genres, Anti-Heroin Chic, and others.   WEB   INSTA

Kat Lehmann is a Co-Founding Co-Editor of whiptail: journal of the single-line poem and an Associate Editor at Sonic Boom. Kat is the author of three books of poetry and serves as a panelist for The Haiku Foundation Touchstone Distinguished Books Award.   WEB

Lithica Ann (they/them/boneself) is a queer, disabled, award-winning poet and editor living in Ohio, USA. Their poems have been published in several journals such as Modern Haiku, Impspired, and Mad Swirl. Lithica has given two presentations at the Haiku North America conference (2019, 2021) and has authored six haikai (chap)books.   WEB

Mark McKain’s work has appeared in Agni, The Journal, Subtropics, Green Mountains Review, ISLE, Diagram, and elsewhere. His chapbook Blue Sun was published by Aldrich Press in 2015. He experiences global warming in St. Petersburg, Florida.   WEB   INSTA

Joshua Massey (they/them) is a poet and scholar. While they are a lifelong North Carolinian, they currently live and work in New York. Their work is forthcoming in the lickety~split.

Morphic Rooms is a collaborative collage laboratory founded in 2021 by allison anne (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) and Jeremy P. Bushnell (Dedham, Massachusetts, USA). They produce layered, abstract work that utilizes systematic parameters, creative rulesets, chance operations, and collaborative interplay as tools for radically reimagining a collection of images, texts, ephemera, and detritus, drawn from centuries of cultural accretion and mechanical reproduction. Together, they support the expansion of the public domain, cast a critical eye on the mechanisms of capitalized acquisition, aspire to produce convivial tools for the making of art, and work to make these tools accessible to all.   WEB

Emily Neuharth currently writes from Chicago, one of her many home-places. She is pursuing an MFA at Northwestern University; her work has appeared at Salon, DASH, and Sink Hollow.   WEB.

Briar Ripley Page lives in London.   WEB

Adrienne Pilon is a teacher, writer, and editor. Recent work appears in Bluepepper, Plum Tree Tavern, Uppagus, and elsewhere; she is on staff at BoomerLitMag and Kitchen Table Quarterly.   TWITTER

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes (she/her) is a queer, sick/disabled, Colombian/Latinx, poet, scholar, educator, and cultural worker. She is the author of the poetry collection The Inheritance of Haunting (University of Notre Dame Press, 2019), which won the 2018 Letras Latinas Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.   INSTA

rs (they/them) is a disabled creator who spends their days writing and drawing themselves into the bodies of other animals and plants.   

Alex Z. Salinas is the author of two full-length poetry collections: WARBLES (2019) and DREAMT, or The Lingering Phantoms of Equinox (2020), both from Hekate Publishing. He is also the author of a book of stories, City Lights From the Upside Down (SAR Press, 2021). He holds an M.A. in English Literature and Language from St. Mary’s University. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.    TWITTER

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 the literary & arts journal 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, The Field of Why (Yavanika Press, 2022).   WEB

Debbie Strange (Canada) is a chronically ill short-form poet, haiga artist, and photographer. Thousands of her works have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide.   WEB   TWITTER

Mikey Swanberg is the author of On Earth As It Is (2021), and Good Grief (2019), both with Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. His work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Oxford American, The Scores, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison & lives in Chicago.   WEB   TWITTER

Jennifer K. Sweeney is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Foxlogic, Fireweed (Backwaters Press/Univ. of Nebraska, 2020). The recipient of a Pushcart Prize and the James Laughlin Award, she recently won the Terrain Poetry Prize, and her poems have appeared widely in journals. She teaches poetry at the University of Redlands in California.

Aishwarya Vedula is a literature student, budding poet and visual artist from India. She has authored two poetry collections till now and is always ready to learn and experiment with art of all forms.

Valerie Wong was born in Toronto, raised in Hong Kong and currently lives in New York. As a Third Culture Kid, she is a local and a foreigner wherever she goes. Her poetry has been published in global journals, including Stanford University’s Mantis and the League of Canadian Poets’ Poetry Pause.   WEB   INSTA