noelle kocot

Noelle Kocot is the author of six books of poems, most recently, Soul in Space (Wave Books, 2013). She translated some of the poems of Tristan Corbiere which appear in a book called Poet by Default (Wave, 2011), and wrote a discography of music, Damon’s Room (Wave, 2010).  Her work has been widely anthologized, including in … More noelle kocot

rachel burns

        from “White Girl Noir”     Rachel Burns is an active member of The Blondetourage as well as devastatingly improper. She turns 23 tomorrow, and just got hired at pacsun, thus, achieving her teenage dream. Other works from White Girl Noir can be found at spork, Deluge,  h_ngm_n and others. stay tragic … More rachel burns

marcus mcdonald

Marcus McDonald‘s poems will appear in his forthcoming chapbook, @snarkus666, from Similar:Peaks:: and he also has a forthcoming self-released artist book titled Death in Sensible Shoes. He likes to look at little objects and pretend like they are other cute little things. He also believes in anything. And he’s a musician. He lives in Brooklyn and makes … More marcus mcdonald

jason tobin

  Jason Tobin is currently an MFA candidate in the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin and poetry editor for Bat City Review.  He splits his time between Austin and Portland, OR.

gina abelkop

  Gina Abelkop is the author of I Eat Cannibals (forthcoming 2014, coimpress) and Darling Beastlettes (Apostrophe Books, 2012). She lives in Athens, GA where she also runs the DIY feminist press Birds of Lace.    

jenn marie nunes

from “Where You Stay At” Jenn Marie Nunes is the author of four chapbooks, most recently OBJECT REFERENCE NOT SET TO AN INSTANCE OF OBJECT from dancing girl press. Her work appears is such journals as Tupelo Quarterly, Horse Less Review, New Orleans Review, Finery, and Southeast Fiction, and she is co-editor of TENDE RLOIN, an online gallery for poetry. Her first full-length … More jenn marie nunes

laura madeline wiseman

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of twelve collections of poetry, including the full-length books Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013) and Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press, 2012), the collaborative book Intimates and Fools (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2014) with artist Sally Deskins, the letterpress book Unclose the Door (Gold Quoin Press, 2012), … More laura madeline wiseman

jamison crabtree

  Jamison Crabtree is a Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Other poems from this sequence appear or are forthcoming in The Destroyer, Printer’s Devil Review, Whiskey Island, and HOBART.

kim vodicka

  Kim Vodicka is the author of Aesthesia Balderdash (Trembling Pillow 2012). She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Louisiana State University (2013) and is a former coordinator of Delta Mouth Literary Festival. Her artwork has been published in Tenderloin, and her poems have been published in Shampoo, Ekleksographia, Dig, Spork, Unlikely Stories, RealPoetik, Cloudheavy Zine, TheThe Poetry, Finery, Women Poets Wearing Sweatpants, Epiphany, Industrial Lunch, Salt, and Moss Trill. Her … More kim vodicka

sam sax

  sam sax is an mfa candidate at The Michener Center for Writers and the two time Bay Area Unified Grand Slam Champion. He’s a recipient of the 2013 Acker Award in Poetry and was a finalist for The Normal Prize in Poetry. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Rattle, The Journal, The … More sam sax

ellen welcker

  Ellen Welcker has poems collected in the chapbooks, Mouth That Tastes of Gasoline, (alice blue, shotgun wedding series, 2014), The Urban Lightwing Professionals (H_NGM_N, 2011), as well as a full-length book, The Botanical Garden (astrophil press, 2010). Other poems can be linked to at She lives Spokane, WA, & curates SpoPo, a living room poetry series.

jessica comola

Jessica Comola‘s poems have previously appeared in Anti-, Everyday Genius, Painted Bride Quarterly, Eccolinguistics, and BOAAT Press. She currently lives in Oxford, MS.

jon ruseski

Jon Ruseski is a poet and musician. Recent work has appeared in Sixth Finch, Ilk, and Sink Review. He lives in Northampton, MA.

lauren gordon

    Lauren Gordon is the Pushcart Prize nominated author of the forthcoming chapbooks “Meaningful Fingers” (Finishing Line Press) and “Keen” (horse less press).  Some of her work has recently appeared with burntdistrict, Sugar House Review, Mikrokosmos, Rain Taxi, Menacing Hedge, and Poetry Crush.  Her MFA is in Poetry from New England College and she lives outside … More lauren gordon

jeffrey allen

Jeffrey Allen is the author of two chapbooks, Simple Universal (Bronze Man Books 2007) and bone and diamond (H_NGM_N Books 2013), and holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago. His poems, reviews, and interviews can be found in or are forthcoming from Another Chicago Magazine, The Bakery, Forklift Ohio, Handsome, H_NGM_N, RHINO, Sundog Lit, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. He serves as the Educational … More jeffrey allen

christopher pérez

from “the mexican” Christopher Rey Pérez‘s drawings and long poem,”On the Heels of Our Enemies,” is out from 98Editions in Beirut. His poems and essays appear in Better: Culture & Lit, The Brooklyn Rail, Shoppinghour, Makhzin, and is slated to appear in PARAGRAPHITI. He currently lives in Mexico, where he’s a 360 Xochi Quetzal fellow. … More christopher pérez

sara biggs chaney

from “Girls, Beasts”*   *These poems are inspired by Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova’s series of self portraits with real animals, and the photographs’ symbolic association with the famous Cluny tapestries. Sara Biggs Chaney received her Ph.D. in English in 2008 and currently teaches first-year writing in Dartmouth’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric. Her first chapbook, Precipice … More sara biggs chaney