Michael Elias is an undergraduate literature student at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a writer of prose, poetry, and anything in between. Their writing has so far been published in Gold Flake Paint music journal, and they hope to soon be able to tell you about more places. You can find them on twitter here.
A born and raised west coast poet, Branden Boynton holds an MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University, where he served as submissions manager for Poetry International. His work has appeared in Silver Needle Press and The Wild Word, among others. Branden writes to where he feels at home: the stars, sky, and ocean, desert-scapes, Disneyland, California highways, concert venues, and conifer trees.
Look how many things we’ve turned to god
Jason B. Crawford (He/They) is a black, bi-poly-queer writer born in Washington DC, raised in Lansing, MI. In addition to being published in online literary magazines, such as High Shelf Press, Wellington Street Review, Poached Hare, The Amistad, Royal Rose, and Kissing Dynamite, he is the Chief Editor for The Knight’s Library. His chapbook collection Summertime Fine as a Short List selection for Nightingale & Gale. Jason is also the recurring host poet for Ann Arbor Pride.
Jimin Lee is a high school writer from Seoul, South Korea. She has been named a 2019 Finalist in Writing (Poetry) by the National YoungArts Foundation and recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, The Penn Review, Hollins University, and the Poetry Society of the UK. Her works appear in or are forthcoming from Liminality Poetry, The Penn Review, Watershed Review, Crashtest Magazine, The Daphne Review, and elsewhere. Jimin is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Ideate Review, and she has attended the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio as well as the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop.
Eileen Rush is a writer, poet, and narrative designer living in Lexington, Kentucky. Her work has appeared in The Southern Review, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She is a recovering horse girl, former soap-seller, and chronic eavesdropper. Find her at https://www.eileenrushpoet.com/.
Michael Bennett (he/him) is a queer writer and educator born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the city and subject he may never escape. Michael holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Chatham University. He teaches teen writers at Pittsburgh’s Creative and Performing Arts High School and the Allegheny County Jail. His work has been published at Burning House Press and Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal, and is forthcoming in Sleet Magazine, and Chronotope Magazine.
Yvonne Litschel is a writer and artist living in London. Her work has appeared in several poetry magazines as well as been featured in two Sidekick Books anthologies. She has three solo publications: Moth Dust (Sampson Low), Immurement (Broken Sleep Books), and ræfs(Ghost City Press). Most recently she placed second in the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize for poetry. yvonnelitschel.com @yvlitschel
Adrienne Novy is a writer, musician, and Bettering American Poetry and Pushcart Prize nominee currently living in Saint Paul, MN. She is the author of trisomy 22 and Crowd Surfing With God (Half Mystic Press, 2018). Her most recent work can be found in ENTROPY’s series The Birds and FlyPaper Magazine, and is forthcoming in Drunk Monkeys, Glass: A Poetry Journal, and Memoir Mixtapes. She loves My Chemical Romance and she loves being alive.
Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. Currently, Yuan edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include ten Pushcart nominations & publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) & BestNewPoemsOnline, among nearly 1,600 others across 43 countries.
Jess Rizkallah is a Lebanese-American writer and illustrator. She is a New York University MFA graduate, a Kundiman fellow, and editor-in-chief at pizza pi press. Her full-length collection THE MAGIC MY BODY BECOMES was a finalist for The Believer Poetry Award and won the 2017 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize as awarded by the Radius of Arab-American Writers and University of Arkansas Press. Find her at jessrizkallah.com.