Taisia Kitaiskaia was born in Russia and raised in America. Her poems and translations are forthcoming or have appeared in Gulf Coast, Narrative Magazine, and Poetry International, and she is currently a James A. Michener fellow at the University of Texas in Austin.
Kelly Connor lives in Nebraska. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Juked, Ghost Proposal, and Black Warrior Review.
Daniel Beauregard lives in Atlanta, where he works for a small local newspaper. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Stoked, NAP, ILK, Spittoon, Jellyfish, Phenome and elsewhere. His chapbook “Before You Were Born” was released in January by 421 Atlanta. Follow him @666ICECREAM.
David Blumenshine is the co-founder & editor in chief of Similar:Peaks::. His work has been published by or is coming soon from Paper Darts, Seven Corners, Passages North, & Bluffs.
A native of Portland, Oregon and recently a traveling hermit-teacher, Ansley Clark is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Colorado Boulder where she also teaches creative writing. She has been previously published in The Volta, Spork, The Legendary, and Cirque, with work forthcoming in Denver Quarterly. She can be found here: http://ansley-clark.tumblr.com/.
Claire Bowman was born in the cornfields next to the Missouri river. Her mother raised her in the woods. She is an Assistant Poetry Editor for Bat City Review and an MFA Candidate at the Michener Center for Writers. She sometimes loves it all. There are demons in her heart. They never let up.
Hannah Rodabaugh received her MA from Miami University and her MFA from Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School. Her work was included in Flim Forum Press’ anthology: A Sing Economy. Recently, her work has been published or is forthcoming in Defenestration, Used Furniture Review, Palimpsest, Similar:Peaks::, Horse Less Press Review, Drupe Fruits, and Nerve Lantern. Her chapbook, With Words: Verse in Concordance, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl … More hannah rodabaugh
Chelsea Tadeyeske is author of the chapbooks HEELDRAGGER (plumberries press, 2012) and TOTEM (plumberries press, 2013), co-author with Cynthia Spencer of THERE EXISTS…(plumberries press, 2012), proprietress of pitymilk press (pitymilkpress.wordpress.com), editor of the online collaborative journal gritty silk, and co-organizer of the Midwest Small Press Festival. Her work has been published in places such as Everyday … More chelsea tadeyeske
Dawn Sueoka’s work appears in West Wind Review, Fast Forward, SHAMPOO, and Noö Weekly, among others. An essay on John Cage appears in Jacket2, and her chapbook, Little Uglies, is forthcoming from Bloof Books in 2014. She lives and works in Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Katie Prince is an MFA candidate at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and an intern at Lookout Books. Her work has been published in Prick of the Spindle and Epic.
Victoria A. Sanz is a fluent trilingual from Miami, living in Chicago. She reads for The Conversant, serves as an editor for Columbia Poetry Review and works as a content writer for an SEO consulting firm.