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Lisa Marie Basile is a lot of things. She's a writer, witch, and community maven. As the founder of Luna Luna Magazine, she spearheads its online community, which is focused on traversing the world if you feel a little outside of the status quo - and on modern witchcraft. Basile recently wrote a book, available for preorder now (and officially launching in September), called Light Magic for Dark Times.
Jackie Anne Morrill is a recent MFA graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She hosts a monthly reading and writing group for women called the The Round Room Women’s Reading. Her work can be seen in The Ballard Street Poetry Journal, Amethyst Arsenic, elimae, The Legendary, The Boiler Journal, decomP, and Radius: Poetry from the Center to the Edge. She lives in Worcester, Massachusetts with her fiance and cat and will be teaching at Worcester State College in the fall.
Melissa Walker is a writer and artist whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in several outlets, including the Denver Quarterly, Sentence, Parable Press, Diesembodied Text, Ignavia and Wunderkammer Poetry. She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute and teaches writing in Chicago.Read More
Karolina Manko is a Polish-born immigrant who grew up in New York. In 2012 she received the Esther Unger Poetry Prize as well as the David Markowitz Poetry Award. Karolina's work has appeared in various journals, anthologies, and literary magazines in both the U.S. and abroad, including: Magma Poetry, DecomP Magazine, The Rumpus, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, among others. Karolina has shared stages with notable figures and honored academics such as Barry Wallenstein, Cornelius Eady, Tracy K. Smith, and former U.S. Poet Laureate, Philip Levine. In 2016 she was a general contributor at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. You can follow her on Twitter & Instagram: @k_manksRead More