Yes, Poetry

The answer is always yes.

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Joanna C. Valente
Founding Editor & Editor-in-Chief

Joanna is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams, The Gods Are Dead, Marys of the Sea, Sexting Ghosts, Xenos, No(body) (forthcoming, Madhouse Press, 2019), and is the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault. They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is the founder of Yes Poetry and the senior managing editor for Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Them, Brooklyn Magazine, BUST, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn Poets. joannavalente.com / Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente / FB: joannacvalente



Stephanie Valente
Assistant Editor

Stephanie lives in Brooklyn, New York, and works as an editor. One day, she would like to be a silent film star. She is the author of Hotel Ghost (Bottlecap Press, 2015) and Waiting for the End of the World (Bottlecap Press, 2017).  Her work has appeared in  dotdotdash, Nano Fiction, LIES/ISLE, and Uphook Press. She can be found at her website.


Ted Chevalier
Designer & Art Editor 

Ted Chevalier lives in Brooklyn, New York. He currently works as a Senior Multimedia Designer at Sales Graphics, where he manages projects for companies such as A&E Networks, Western Union and Disney. He received his BFA in graphic design at School of Visual Arts, with a minor in motion graphics. He often freelances design and illustration projects, having worked for musicians such as The Slackers and 100dBs.Usually, he can be found eating tacos. More can be found at his website

 

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