Ace Boggess is author of five books of poetry—Misadventure, I Have Lost the Art of Dreaming It So, Ultra Deep Field, The Prisoners, and The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled—and the novels States of Mercy and A Song Without a Melody. His writing has appeared in Harvard Review, Notre Dame Review, Mid-American Review, Rattle, River Styx, and many other journals. He received a fellowship from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and spent five years in a West Virginia prison. He lives in Charleston, West Virginia. His sixth collection, Escape Envy, is forthcoming from Brick Road Poetry Press in 2021.
Lisa Caloro teaches college, writes, and bar-tends in a small Catskill Mountain town. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in The Carolina Quarterly, Jelly Bucket, and The Penn Review, among other publications.
J.A.W. Cooper was born in England, grew up in Kenya, Sweden, Ireland, and Southern California, and currently lives in smelly smelly downtown Los Angeles. Raised by freshwater ecologists, it is no surprise that an interest in the natural world is central to her work. Cooper created “Luminous” for PangeaSeed with the support of screen printers VGKids. To see more of her work, please visit jawcooper.com.
Megan Hannay writes in Durham, NC. She also works in tech. You can find her online at @mahannay.
Mary Beth Hines is a writer following a long career as a project manager. Her poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction, has been published in journals such as Brilliant Flash Fiction, Crab Orchard Review, Eclectica Magazine, Literary Mama, and The Blue Nib among other places.
DS Maolalai has been nominated four times for Best of the Net and three times for the Pushcart Prize. His poetry has been released in two collections, “Love is Breaking Plates in the Garden” (Encircle Press, 2016) and “Sad Havoc Among the Birds” (Turas Press, 2019)
Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, Forge, Poetry, Osiris, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. His most recent collection is The Rosenblum Poems published by Cholla Needles Arts & Literary Library, 2020. For more information, including free e-books and his essay “Magic, Illusion and Other Realities”, please visit his website at simonperchik.com
To view one of his interviews please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSK774rtfx8
Monique Quintana is a contributor at Luna Luna Magazine and her novella, Cenote City, was released from Clash Books in 2019. Her short works has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Microfiction, and the Pushcart Prize. She has been awarded artist residencies to Yaddo, The Mineral School, and Sundress Academy of the Arts. She has also received fellowships to the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, the Open Mouth Poetry Retreat, and she was the inaugural winner of Amplify’s Megaphone Fellowship for a Writer of Color. She blogs about Latinx Literature at her site, Blood Moon, and you can also find her at moniquequintana.com.
Born in 1980, thirtythr33 grew up in the Graffiti and Writers scene in a mid-sized city in Germany. Since his early youth he produced enormous amounts of graphic design and art. After receiving his degree in media science in 2010 he focused more on screen printing as his medium of choice—in line with his heavily Pop Art-influenced style.
Will Vincent’s book, Wildfires: I – XVI was recently published with sPect!. His poems and articles have appeared in The Elephants, Scout, PANK, Entropy, HTML Giant, and The Iowa Review. He co-wrote a short film with Adam Shecter and edited a chapbook of the same title for the video installation New Year, displayed at the 11 Rivington gallery in New York. You can find links to his work at https://willdavidvincent.blogspot.com/. He teaches 8th grade language arts in Oakland, California.
Robert Vivian is the author of four novels, two books of meditative essays, and three collections of dervish essays (a form of prose poem), including his most recent book, All I Feel Is Rivers, which was published by the University of Nebraska Press in March of 2020. Vivian’s work has also appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Creative Nonfiction, Glimmer Train, Georgia Review, and Issue 2 of Madcap Review.
Tara Zanzig lives in Chicago, where she has screen printed as a t-shirt maker, artist and teacher over the past twenty years. Currently, Tara works in art & marketing at a commercial t-shirt printing shop and screen prints for fun in her basement studio. Other favorite activities include going to the beach, riding bikes, and relaxing with a cold beer.