Oonagh C. Doherty has published prose in 34th Parallel, Epiphany, Connecticut Review and Evening Street Press. Her poetry has been published in Crannog, Margie, William and Mary Review, Existere, and many other venues. Her book, During the Truce, a politically-oriented memoir of her time in Bogota, Colombia was published by Leveller's Press in October of 2015. She has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, once for prose and once for poetry. oonaghcdoherty@hotmail.com

Elena Kua is a Malaysian freelance writer. Her work has appeared in The Baltimore Review and Newfound Journal. Currently based in Chiba, Japan, her interests include Japanese-to-English translation and video game narratives. No pets, one husband. simplify.writing@gmail.com

Michael Lauchlan's poems have landed in many publications including New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The North American Review, Harpur Palate, Sugar House Review, and Poetry Ireland. His most recent collection is Trumbull Ave. from WSU Press. mlauchlan@gmail.com

Todd McCarty holds an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Columbia College Chicago, and his poems have appeared in many journals, including Masque & Spectacle, Southern Poetry Review, Quiddity, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily, and others. He is a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council grant and a Vermont Studio Center residency. Blue Press Books published his chapbook, Fall for You, and he lives in Chicago. toddmccarty.tumblr.com

New York poet Lisa Mullenneaux has published the chapbook Painters and Poets (2012) and maintains the ekphrastic art gallery, www.paintersandpoets.com. Her poems have appeared in American Arts Quarterly, Stone Canoe, The Fourth River, and others. When she's not writing, she teaches writing for the University of Maryland UC. lisamull@aol.com

Matt Pelkey is a writer and musician. He studied philosophy at Vassar College and received his MFA in fiction from Notre Dame. His short stories have been performed by Liars' League NYC and published in Entropy. He lives in Chicago. matt.pelkey@gmail.com

Kevin Revolinski is the author of The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American Teacher in Turkey. His travel writing has appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Sydney Morning Herald, and his fiction has been published in Westview, Red Wheelbarrow, and South Dakota Review. revtravel@yahoo.com

Angie Walls grew up in Springfield, Missouri. She is the award-winning screenwriter and director behind Redmonton, a new web series inspired by her hometown, and has published stories in various journals including Cutthroat, East Bay Review, Halfway Down the Stairs, The Helix, Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, The Griffin, and Stirring. In early 2017, she will be releasing a new book of short stories, Anywhere But Here. AuthorAngieWalls.com

Reed Wilson's poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Cortland Review, The Summerset Review, and elsewhere, and his book reviews have been published in Poetry International, The Chattahoochee Review, and The Summerset Review. He serves as Poetry Editor for Shape&Nature Press, and lives in Los Angeles, where he teaches writing at UCLA. rdwilson@ucla.edu