Gary Duehr is the author of four books of poetry, most recently In Passing (Grisaille Press, 2011). His poems have appeared in Agni, American Literary Review, Chiron Review, Cottonwood, Hawaii Review, Iowa Review, North American Review, Southern Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the LEF Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Laura Dzubay recently graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she received multiple Hopwood Awards for short fiction. Her work has previously appeared in Blue Earth Review, Bad Pony, and elsewhere, and she is currently an MFA candidate at Indiana University.

Donna Emerson is the author of four chapbooks and one full-length poetry collection, The Place of Our Meeting (Finishing Line Press). A second book of poems, Beside the Well, is forthcoming from Cherry Grove Collections. Her poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, The MacGuffin, Verdad, and elsewhere. Her awards include nominations for a California Book Award and two Allen Ginsberg awards. She recently retired from teaching at Santa Rosa Jr. College and from private practice as a clinical social worker.

Jonathan Ferrini is a published writer who resides in San Diego. He received his MFA in Motion Picture and Television production from UCLA.

Kerry Folan's work has appeared in the River Teeth, Ninth Letter, Southeast Review, Literary Hub, and the Los Angeles Review of Books Blog, among others. She is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University and lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Alison Hicks is the author of two poetry collections, You Who Took the Boat Out and Kiss; a chapbook, Falling Dreams; and a novella, Love: A Story of Images. Her work has appeared in Eclipse, Gargoyle, Permafrost, and Poet Lore. Her honors include two Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Fellowships. She is founder of Greater Philadelphia Wordshop Studio, which offers community-based writing workshops.

Robert Kinerk's stories have appeared in Narrative Magazine, SLAB, The Harvard Summer Review, and other publications.

Susan L. Leary's poetry has been published or is forthcoming in such places as Posit Journal, Pretty Owl Poetry, The Christian Century, Arcturus (Chicago Review of Books), and Heavy Feather Review. Her chapbook, This Girl, Your Disciple, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. She teaches English composition at the University of Miami.

Carla McGill earned her doctorate in English from UC Riverside. Her work has been published in The Atlanta Review, Cloudbank, Paragon Journal, The Hungry Chimera, Carbon Culture Review, The Alembic, and elsewhere. Her story "Thirteen Memories" received Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train's 2016 Very Short Fiction Contest. She lives in Southern California and writes poetry and fiction.

John A. Nieves' poems have been published or are forthcoming in such journals as North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Southern Review, 32 Poems, and Copper Nickel. He won the Indiana Review Poetry Contest, and his first book, Curio, received the Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award Judge's Prize. He is associate professor of English at Salisbury University and an editor of The Shore Poetry.

Lee Peterson is the author of Rooms and Fields: Dramatic Monologues from the War in Bosnia (Kent State University Press). Her poetic, research, and community interests center on issues of human rights, displacement and migration, motherhood, and the female body and female desire. Poems from her second book manuscript, "The Needles Road: Poems 2008-2018," have appeared or are forthcoming in Arts & Letters, Bellingham Review, Salamander, Poetry East, and elsewhere. She teaches at Penn State Altoona and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.