raquel salas-rivera

“lo terciario” “the tertiary” / “[aguacero de] elementos evanescentes dentro del ciclo” “[downpour of] evanescent elements within the cycle” / “aquí no now ocupamos de cómo surge sea separación” / “here we don’t address the origins of that separation” … More raquel salas-rivera

isabel sobral campos

Originally from Portugal, Isabel Sobral Campos now lives in Brooklyn where she writes poems and teaches literature. Her poems have appeared in Gauss PDF and the gobbet.

alen hamza

Originally from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Alen Hamza immigrated to the United States when he was fifteen. He holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Crazyhorse, Better, Fence, Narrative, Phantom Limb, and elsewhere. He is currently a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.

daniel grammer

Daniel Grammer is an MFA candidate at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, where he reads and writes, and works with the Massachusetts Review. His work has appeared in plain china, If&When, delta journal, and in the inaugural issue of smoking glue gun.

haley rene thompson

Haley Rene Thompson is a poet, an editor for Slope Editions, and an MFA candidate at UMass Amherst. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in notnostrums, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Everyday Genius, and Interrupture. Her chapbook, Coos & Ons, is forthcoming from Dikembe Press.

joshua r. helms

Joshua R. Helms is Assistant Editor for Corium Magazine and a queer feminist. Their work has appeared in various online journals, including alice blue review, DIAGRAM, Ghost Ocean Magazine, ILK Journal, PANK, and Word Riot, and various print journals, including Copper Nickel, Fairy Tale Review, Gertrude, New England Review, Phoebe, and Sonora Review. Machines Like Us, Josh’s first collection of poetry, was chosen by C. Dale … More joshua r. helms

katie hibner

Although she’s merely seventeen years old, Katie Hibner adores old people. She hails from Cincinnati, portrays a zombie in a low-budget film, and turns into a zombie after indulging in seven-hour marathons of “Downton Abbey.” Her poetry has been published in Dead Ink and Bone Bouquet. She has won a Scholastic Gold Key and third prize in Princeton University’s Leonard … More katie hibner

seth oelbaum

Seth Oelbaum was born in Clayton, Missouri and educated at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Scream Is Real and the founder of Bambi Muse.

kristina marie darling

Kristina Marie Darling is the author of twenty books, which include Vow (BlazeVOX Books, 2013) and Scorched Altar: Selected Poems (BlazeVOX Books, 2014). Her awards include fellowships from Yaddo, the Ucross Foundation, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, as well as grants from the Kittredge Fund and the Elizabeth George Foundation. She … More kristina marie darling

drew kalbach

Drew Kalbach is from Philadelphia. He is the author of Spooky Plan (Gobbet Press 2014). Read more of his work at his website, www.drewkalbach.com.

patrick dundon

Patrick Dundon is currently an MFA candidate at Syracuse University and serves as an assistant poetry editor for Salt Hill. His work has appeared in Poor Claudia and Toad: The Journal.

lynn melnick

Lynn Melnick is author of If I Should Say I Have Hope (YesYes Books, 2012) and co-editor, with Brett Fletcher Lauer, of Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation (Viking, 2015).  She teaches at 92Y in NYC and is the social media & outreach director for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.  Her poems can be … More lynn melnick

joshua marie wilkinson

Joshua Marie Wilkinson‘s works include Swamp Isthmus, The Courier’s Archive & Hymnal, and Meadow Slasher (all from Black Ocean and Sidebrow Books). He lives in Tucson, where he edits The Volta and runs Letter Machine Editions.  

megan kaminski

from: Fortuna   Megan Kaminski is the author of Desiring Map (Coconut, 2012) and seven chapbooks for poetry, most recently Wintering Prairie. Her forthcoming book Deep City (Coconut, 2015) explores the body and the city as architectures in crisis. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where she teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Kansas and curates the Taproom Poetry Series downtown. She can … More megan kaminski

chris emslie

            Chris Emslie is assistant editor at ILK journal. His poems have appeared / are forthcoming in Salt Hill, Anti- and Upstart, among others. He lives in Tuscaloosa, where he is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama.

amy lawless

Amy Lawless is the author of two books of poems, most recently My Dead (Octopus Books 2013), and her next collection BROADAX is forthcoming from Octopus Books in 2015. An audio chapbook from BROADAX is just out from Black Cake Records.  She lives in New York City.

ana maria caballero

            Ana Maria Caballero worked in finance, journalism, wine importation, and even for the Colombian government before recently becoming a mom.  Now she focuses her efforts on writing poetry and book thoughts, which can be read atwww.thedrugstorenotebook.co.  Her work has appeared in Big River Poetry Review, Elephant Journal, East Coast Ink, … More ana maria caballero

lily duffy

from: TACT         Lily Duffy is a poet from Maryland living in Colorado, where she studies poetry and teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in ILK, Hot Metal Bridge, Cloud Rodeo, Bone Bouquet, NAP, inter|rupture, wicked alice, and Dusie, among others. With Rachel … More lily duffy

kelly corinda

    Kelly Corinda is a poet from Long Island who hopes to one day be a poet from Austin, TX. She has a large collection of books and dresses, and will soon be going to Montreal for the first time. Her work can be found in Similar:Peaks::, Revolver, Modcloth, and elsewhere. She also has a … More kelly corinda

ethan plaue

Ethan Plaue is an editor-in-chief of the Columbia Review and a co-editor of New Poetry. He lives in New York City.  

laura ferris

from: Héroïnes/Heroines These two poems are inspired by the form of surrealist Claude Cahun’s “Heroines” (1925), a series of fifteen satirical monologues given by various legendary or historical women (such as Sappho, Helen of Troy, the biblical Judith, the Virgin Mary, etc.) that begin with epigraphs and are written in prose.  -Laura Ferris       … More laura ferris

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