Dallas Athent is the co-founder of Lit Sisters, a London-based literary event organization and small press. She’s the author of Theia Mania – a book of poetry about having an existential crisis. Her essays have appeared in Luna Luna Magazine, BUST Magazine, PANK, VIDA Reports from the field and more.

Wil Carwile grew up in Missouri and western Illinois. He spent much of his early adulthood traveling up and down the east coast, holding a variety of jobs and meeting fascinating people. In his late 30’s he settled in the New England countryside and began writing creatively for a variety of commercial interests. Carwile now divides his time between his house in Connecticut and the homes of relatives located throughout the northeastern US. 

Angelo Colavita lives and writes in Philadelphia, where he serves as Founding Editor of Empty Set Press and Associate Editor at Occulum Journal. He is the author of two chapbooks of poetry — Flowersonnets (ESP 2018) and Heroines (ESP 2018) — with work appearing or forthcoming in the Operating System’s ExSpecPo series, Pigeon: A Radical Animal Reader vol. 2, Dream Pop Journal, South Broadway Ghost Society, A Witch’s Craft, Luna Luna Magazine, Yes Poetry, Apiary Magazine, and elsewhere online and in print. Follow him on Twitter @angeloremipsum and on Instagram @angelocolavita.

Elif Varol Ergen is a Turkish visual artist and instructor with a PhD from Hacettepe University. Her work focuses on parent-child relationships, sex discrimination, feminism, and psychology. More of her work may be found at

Corinne Lestch is a writer and teacher in New York, where she recently received her MFA from Columbia University. Her short story “EDP” was named a finalist in Narrative’s 30 Below Story & Poetry Contest, and her work has also appeared in The London Reader and Washington Post, among other outlets. Before receiving her MFA, she was an award-winning journalist for the New York Daily News.

Daniel L Link lives in Northern California where he writes short stories, novels, and flash fiction. He’s an assistant editor of the Gold Man Review. His work has been featured in the HCE Review, the Lowestoft Chronicle, the Eastern Iowa Review, the Penmen Review, the Copperfield Review, the Esthetic Apostle, the Soliloquies Anthology, and others. His website is

 Zachary H Loewenstein never meant for things to be like this.  He was born in a barn but prefers caves. Zachary has lived and worked in Pittsburgh, USA as a professional hockey player for a number of years now. He is a successful organic gardener. Zachary’s favorite bird is Maglan. In his spare time, Zachary likes to drink beer and listen to Dead Kennedys.  

Born in Rome, Francesca Protopapa has a degree in art history and graphic design. Living in Paris since 2004, Francesca likes to draw women, captivating their looks and attitudes, being inspired by their stories and their dreams. You can see more of her work at

Adrianna Robertson is a teacher and a poet. She is currently at work on a project concerning anorexia, resistance and Virginia Woolf. Her most favorite days include her family, reading and writing.

Matthue Roth earned his master’s degree in creative writing from Brooklyn College. He’s a creative writer at Google, where he makes games for children. Previously, he was a screenwriter at Sesame Street, and he’s collaborated on thirty video games with the creators of Minecraft, League of Legends, and Thomas Was Alone

Olivia Stowell is a senior at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA pursuing a dual degree in English Literature and Theatre Arts. Her recent poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Albion Review, Right Hand Pointing, The Merrimack Review, Neologism Poetry Journal, and Glass Mountain.

Stephanie Valente lives in Brooklyn, NY. She has published Hotel Ghost (Bottlecap Press, 2015) and waiting for the end of the world (Bottlecap Press, 2017) and has work included in Susan, TL;DR, and Cosmonauts Avenue. Sometimes, she feels human.

Becca Yenser is a second year MFA candidate in Fiction at Wichita State University. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Too High and Too Blue in New Mexico (Dancing Girl Press, 2018). Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography appear in journals such as Paper Darts, Hobart, HOOT, Entropy, Dostoyevsky Wannabe, Anti-Heroin Chic, among others.

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