Isabel Cruz was born in The Philippines but raised in Singapore. She now has two places that she considers home. Isabel is a 20-year-old writer and poet who believes that stories are one of the strongest things on earth; she wants to be able to weave ones so beautiful she could inspire generations. Her work as been featured on Yes, Poetry and Harness Magazine. You can find more of her words on her Instagram and her blog.Read More
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Dujie Tahat is a Filipino-Jordanian-American immigrant living in Washington state. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in Sugar House Review, Shenandoah, Tahoma Literary Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Strange Horizons, and elsewhere. His reviews and essays on poetry and politics can be found in Seattle Review of Books and Civic Skunk Works. Dujie has earned fellowships from the Richard Hugo House and Jack Straw Writing Program. He serves as a poetry editor for Moss and Homology Lit and interviews poets for The Adroit Journal. He got his start as a Seattle Poetry Slam Finalist, a collegiate grand slam champion, and Seattle Youth Speaks Grand Slam Champion, representing Seattle at HBO’s Brave New Voices.
Mariel Fechik lives in Chicago, IL and works in a library. She sings for the bands Fay Ray and Moon Mouth and writes music reviews for Atwood Magazine and Third Coast Review. She is a Bettering American Poetry nominee and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Sundog Lit, and others.Read More
Kate Horowitz is a poet, essayist, and science writer in Washington, DC. Her work on illness, gender, love, loneliness, birds, and vampires has appeared in Monstering, Qu, Luna Luna, Bitch, Bright Wall/Dark Room, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, and many more. She blogs at thingswrittendown.com and tweets @delight_monger.Read More
Jill Mceldowney is the author of the chapbooks Kisses Over Babylon (dancing girl press 2016) and Paradise Woods (forthcoming. She is a cofounder and editor of Madhouse Press. Her previously published work can be found in journals such as Vinyl, the Sonora Review, Fugue, Whiskey Island and other notable publications.Read More