donald dunbar

This is a piece commissioned by the musician Joseph Elm for a show he curated for MARQ in Claremont-Ferrand. It was sandwiched between a performance of Arvo Part’s “Spiegel im Spiegel” and Joseph Elm’s “Leviathan”; because of this, the first half was written over a few days of nonstop Arvo Part, the second of nonstop Joseph … More donald dunbar

jeri marchan

Jeri Marchan is an MFA candidate in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  She divides her time between New Orleans and Iowa City, but she ain’t really even up to no good, ever.

stephanie berger

Stephanie Berger is the Executive Director of The Poetry Society of New York, co-founder of theNew York City Poetry Festival, and Creator/Madame of The Poetry Brothel.  Stephanie’s poetry has appeared in Fence, Interim, La Fovea, H_NGM_N, and Coconut, among other publications, and she published a chapbook, In The Madame’s Hat Box, on Dancing Girl Press. She also works as an art gurl at Artnet and … More stephanie berger

christopher lott

Christopher William Lott is an artist in the MFA program at UMass Amherst. His childhood took place locked outside his house with three brothers and a video camera, where they would recreate Jackie Chan films. His latest sonic endeavor, Perfect Organ Assembly, is available on Broken Circles Records.

caroline crew

Caroline Crew edits ILK journal. Her own poems have appeared in Salt Hill Journal, PANK & Sixth Finch, among others. She lives between Old England & New England. Her chapbook Small Colours Like Wild Tongues is out from Dancing Girl Press.

meg freitag

Meg Freitag was born in Maine and has a degree in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College. She is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry at UT’s Michener Center for Writers. She lives in East Austin with two parakeets, Jonathan and Anne, and a mischievous little black dog named Ramona.

gary shipley & rc miller

RC Miller lives in Metuchen, NJ. He is the author of Pussy Guerilla Face Banana Fuck Nut (Les Editions Du Zaporogue) as well as the forthcoming Mask With Sausage. Miller maintains an art blog via Gary J. Shipley is the author of six books of various sizes. His latest is a collection of poems forthcoming from Blue Square Press. He … More gary shipley & rc miller

colleen barry

These poems come from a book-length erasure series of a children’s biography, Walt Whitman, written by Catherine Reef in the 90’s. I am interested in the way that things can emerge from texts during the process of making an erasure poem–especially when the text is comprised of the life story of Whitman, whose presence still looms over … More colleen barry

stephanie berger & carina finn

The Emoji Poems is both an experiment in translation and a simple collection of discrete lyric poems.  The poems were originally written by Carina Finn in “Emoji,” a 722-character pictorial language, downloadable on iPhones and other electronic devices. Stephanie Berger translated them into English. Stephanie Berger is the Executive Director of The Poetry Society of New York, co-founder of the New … More stephanie berger & carina finn

adam day

    Adam Day is the recipient of a PSA Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has appeared in the Boston Review, Lana Turner, APR, Poetry London, AGNI, The Iowa Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Guernica, and elsewhere. He coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia, Scotland, and … More adam day

jackie clark

Jackie Clark is author of Aphoria (Brooklyn Arts Press). She is the series editor of Poets off Poetry and Song of the Week for Coldfront Magazine and is the recipient of a 2012 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry.  Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming from The Rumpus, Delirious Hem, and Denver Quarterly. Jackie lives in Jersey City and can be found online … More jackie clark

taylor mcdaniel

Taylor McDaniel is a Louisiana native and an alumnus of Louisiana State University where he earned his B.A. in English. In the fall of 2013, he will enter the Graduate Writing Program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California. Taylor’s work can be found in Vitrine: a printed museum, LSU’s delta journal, Crack the … More taylor mcdaniel

sarah jedd

Sarah Jedd is so excited & grateful. She holds a BA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago & is still deciding where to pursue an MFA. She sports a 1982 ET lunchbox when subbing at her old middle school & motivates 13 yr olds w/ poetry & a deck of yoga cards. On off days, she hangs … More sarah jedd

steve halle

Steve Halle lives and writes in Normal, Illinois. He is the author of Map of the Hydrogen World (Cracked Slab), and his writing was recently included in the DIRTY : DIRTY anthology from Jaded Ibis Press. He edits Seven Corners (7C), directs co•im•press, and runs the Re:Verse reading series. He is the assistant director of the English Department’s Publications Unit at Illinois State … More steve halle

natalie eilbert

Natalie Eilbert’s poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Tin House, West Branch, Guernica, Spinning Jenny, Bat City Review, The Journal, Devil’s Lake, and many others. She was the finalist in Devil’s Lake Driftless Prize. She lives in Brooklyn, where she is the founding editor of The Atlas Review (  

joshua young

Joshua Young is the author of When the Wolves Quit: A Play-in-Verse (Gold Wake), To the Chapel of Light (Mud Luscious), and most recently, The Diegesis (Gold Wake), written with Chas Hoppe. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Gulf Coast, Fugue, Puerto del Sol, Ghost Proposal, among others. He is Associate Director of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where he … More joshua young

sarah certa

Sarah Certa holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in B O D Y, Country Music, The Bakery, and others. She is a photographer and the Director of Social Media for H_NGM_N. Find her online at

alex scalfano

Alex Scalfano is a second year MFA candidate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and comes from Alabama. At UMass, he also works as the Distributions Editor for Slope Editions. His poems appear or are forthcoming in H_NGM_N and Jellyfish.  

ryan clark

In my poetry project, “Arizona SB 1070: An Act,” I have written a homophonic translation of the bill in which I attempt to interrogate the controversy surrounding this legislation. I have tried to write against the bill, itself, to transform its message from one of divisiveness to one that embraces a move toward compassion for … More ryan clark

rob schlegel

Rob Schlegel is the author of The Lesser Fields, winner of the 2009 Colorado Prize for Poetry, and January Machine, forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2014. His poems and book reviews have appeared in Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review,Jacket2, New American Writing, VOLT, and elsewhere. With the poet Daniel Poppick, he co-edits The Catenary Press.

david blumenshine

David Blumenshine is a lawn maintenance laborer from Peoria, Illinois, whose work has appeared or will soon be featured in Passages North, Bluffs, & Paper Darts. He is also co-founder & editor-in-chief of the online journal Similar:Peaks::Poetry, and hard at work on a number of manuscripts.

darren demaree

Darren C. Demaree is living in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children.  He is the author of “As We Refer To Our Bodies” (Spring 2013) and “Not For Art Nor Prayer” (2014), both are forthcoming from 8th House Publishing House.  He is the recipient of two Pushcart Prize nominations.

kelly boyker

Kelly Boyker lives in Seattle, Washington and wishes it really would rain every day, as the myth goes. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in such places as Opium Magazine, PANK, Prick-of-the-Spindle, Scythe, FRiGG,  Wicked Alice and Apercus Quarterly as well as many other journals. One of her poems was nominated for a Pushcart … More kelly boyker

jennifer lawrence

        My work is intuitive and very much influenced by the Surrealistic practice of automation. I don’t have an image in mind before I draw, I just let the lines dictate the next movement. I began drawing after taking ceramic courses, and believe the repetition in my patterns may be a subconscious … More jennifer lawrence