THESE ARE OUR CONTRIBUTORS TO ISSUE [23.5]. ENJOY THE AWESOME. IF YOU DO NOT ENJOY THE AWESOME SUFFICIENTLY, PLEASE CONTACT MANAGEMENT VIA THE [MASTHEAD].
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Emil DeAndreis is the author of a recent novel, Tell Us When To Go, along with two prior books, and has short fiction in StoryQuarterly, JJournal, The Barcelona Review, and more. He teaches English at College of San Mateo, and lives in the Bay Area with his wife and son. [website] [twitter] [email]
Benjamin DuBow is a writer, chef, and aspiring farmer who's interested in how things relate to other things, of being-in-relation. Benjamin is currently working on a novel and has published essays in Longreads, The Hopper, and Gadfly. [email]
Jack Gain's fiction has been published by the Boston Review, Zoetrope: All-Story, and American Chordata. He lives in London where he works in a library. [email]
Josh Gaydos (he/him) currently resides in Colorado. He is an editor at South Broadway Ghost Society. Josh has been published in Barren Magazine, Door Is A Jar Literary Magazine, Roi Fainéant Press, and Twenty Bellows. [twitter] [email]
Henry Goldkamp (he/they) is an experimental poet and interdisciplinary artist whose work blurs the boundaries between poetry, visual art, and community performance through public installations of intermedia, such as an olfactory poem "read" through the nose (SUMMERTIMER, 2023), immersive clown poetics utilizing audience participation (Balloon Animal, 2023), a grove of trees in which thousands of poems were hung for passersby to pluck and then mail to strangers out of a phonebook (The Poetree Project, 2014), and a citywide installation of 60+ typewriters—resulting in the first ever book to be composed by a city (What the Hell Is Saint Louis Thinking? 2013). By creating such spaces of dialogue and interactive expression, he encourages participants to connect with each other and their shared environment. [website]
Sirianna Helleloid is a production accountant by day & by night is mostly asleep; somewhere between the two she writes. She's had poems in The Gravity of the Thing, JAKE, & Catapult Magazine. [twitter] [email]
Maria Dylan Himmelman's work appears in Image, Plume, Nimrod, Iterant among others. Her first collection, Sundry Abductions, won the first annual Founder's Award and is out from Hanging Loose Press.
Aekta Khubchandani, a writer from Bombay, is the founder of Poetry Plant Project where she conducts generative writing workshops. Her film, New Normal, whose script she has written, won the Best Microfilm award at Indie Short Fest by Los Angeles International Film Festival. She has works published in Penn Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Speculative Nonfiction, VIDA, Jaggery, Kitaab Singapore, and elsewhere. She's working on two books.. [email]
Ben Kline (he/him/his) lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Author of Sagittarius A* (Sibling Rivalry 2020), Dead Uncles (Driftwood Press, 2021), and It Was Never Supposed to Be (Variant Literature, spring 2024), Ben is a poet and storyteller whose work appears in Florida Review, Copper Nickel, South Carolina Review, HAD, Variant Literature, Poetry, Southeast Review and many other publications. [website] [email]
Sharon Lin lives in London. Her work appears in The New York Review of Books, Denver Quarterly, Wildness, The Offing, and elsewhere. [website]
Maria Martin is a poet and artist from North Charleston, SC where she works for the city coordinating arts enrichment programs for public schools. Her poems have appeared in Narrative, Cream City Review, The Journal, and elsewhere. [website] [twitter] [instagram] [email]
Trey Moody was born in San Antonio, Texas. The author of Autoblivion (Conduit Books, 2023) and Thought That Nature (Sarabande Books, 2014), his poems have appeared in The Atlantic, The Believer, and New England Review. He teaches at Creighton University and lives with his daughter in Omaha, Nebraska. [email]
Rosie Ninesling is figuring out her next project in Austin, Texas. [email]
Lauren Osborn currently resides in Oklahoma where she lives, writes, and collects pet tarantulas. One day, she hopes to finally train them to play fetch. Her stories and essays can be found in The North American Review, The Cincinnati Review Micro Series, Willow Springs, Carve, JMWW, Lake Effect, and elsewhere. [twitter] [website] [email]
Nina Perlman is a writer and photographer from New York City. Her chapbook [Bound-By-Hyphenation] was published by Gato Negro Ediciones in 2019, and her work has been published in Autofocus. She also writes a newsletter on Substack called [A Scaffold]. [twitter] [instagram] [email]
Frederick Pollack is the author of two book-length narrative poems, The Adventure (Story Line Press, 1986; reissued April 2022 by Red Hen Press) and Happiness (Story Line Press, 1998), and three collections, A Poverty of Words (Prolific Press, 2015), Landscape with Mutant (Smokestack Books, UK, 2018), and The Beautiful Losses (Better Than Starbucks Books, forthcoming September 2023). [website] [email]
Elizabeth Zuba is a translator, poet, and arts writer. Her most recent book Frog Pond Splash: Collages by Ray Johnson with Texts by William S. Wilson (Siglio Press) was listed as a New York Times Best Art Book of 2020.