Ariel Mallett is a multimedia artist who's deeply emotional work rouses empathy for the self and the other. The brash vulnerability of her work pushes the viewer to consider the beauty that can be found in suffering, encourages one to find commonality in the painful condition that is the human existence, and inspires connections otherwise inaccessible in our day to day lives.Read More
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Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick's work has appeared in Salt Hill, Stirring, Versal, The Texas Observer, Devil's Lake, Four Way Review, among others. She is listed as a contributor of both poetry and prose in A Shadow Map: An Anthology of Survivors of Sexual Assault published by Civil Coping Mechanisms. She has chapbooks out with Thrush Press and Mouthfeel Press. Hardwick serves as the poetry editor for The Boiler Journal and her first full-length, Before Isadore, was recently published by Sundress Publications.Read More
Chris Records is a grantwriter and community organizer living in Los Angeles. He works for two nonprofits: USC Shoah Foundation, which collects the testimonies of survivors of genocide and uses them in schools around the world; and Karam Foundation's Books Not Bombs initiative, which advocates for the creation of scholarships for Syrian refugee students. His work has been published in Entropy, Rabid Oak, Punch Drunk Press, and Salon.
Federico Federici is a physicist and a writer. He lives and works between Berlin and the Ligurian Apennines. His works have appeared in «3:AM Magazine», «Maintenant 3», «Raum», «Sand», «Stadtsprachen Magazin», «Semicerchio», «Magma Poetry», «The New Post-Literate» and others. Among his books: “L'opera racchiusa” (2009, Lorenzo Montano Prize), “Appunti dal passo del lupo” (2013) in the book series curated by Eugenio De Signoribus, “Dunkelwort” (2015), “Mrogn” (2017, Elio Pagliarani Prize), the long poem in english and german “Requiem auf einer Stele” (2017), “Liner notes for a Pithecantropus Erectus sketchbook” with a foreword by SJ Fowler (2018) and “Paraula de tenebra”, Catalan translation of “Dunkelwort” by Marta Vilardaga (2018). In 2017 he was awarded the Lorenzo Montano Prize for prose.