Tyler French

Tyler French (he/him/his) is a queer writer and organizer living in Washington, DC. His first book of poetry, He Told Me was published by Capturing Fire Press in 2019. He has poems in The Quarry: A Social Justice Poetry DatabaseAssaracus: A Journal of Gay PoetryBending Genres Journal, and Beech Street Review. He is also a co-creator and baker for Queer Cookies, a poetry series and bake sale supporting queer-identified poets.

Suzanne Stas

Pouring Again

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Suzanne Stas works and lives in a small town in Pennsylvania. She writes about things that are hard to talk about and pieces together difficult parts of personal history. Her stories are never exactly how they happened. Her work was published in Argot Magazine last year, and she is finishing up two novels. Suzanne identifies as a lesbian and has experienced transiency.

M Harnam Kaisth

M Harnam Kaisth is a computer scientist, artist, and poet based in Chicago. He is currently a Global Leadership Fellow at Waseda University. He was the 2019 UChicago New Voices in Poetry Student Reader, and runner-up in the Vermont Poetry Society’s 2020 national contest. His work has appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, the Zimmerli Museum, Mountain Troubadour, Commiserate, and more. See more at mhk.dev.

Emily Holland

Emily Holland is a lesbian poet pursuing her MFA at American University. She has been nominated for Best of the Net and two Pushcart Prizes and has poems appearing or forthcoming in publications including Nat. Brut, bedfellows, Wussy, Screen Door Review, and FOLIO. Lineage, her debut chapbook of poems, was released August 2019 from dancing girl press. The chapbook explores queerness, familial lineage, and the South. Emily works at The Writer’s Center where she is the managing editor for Poet Lore.