Vincent A. Cellucci has published in Big Bridge, Exquisite Corpse, Pedestal, moria, Presa, and New Delta Review; occasionally he writes book reviews for New Orleans Review. His most recent publications are Bengali-English translations of the artist Debangana Banerjee in Toad Suck Review volume two. His first book, titled An Easy Place / To Die, was released February 2011 by CityLit Press, Baltimore. He also founded the Exceptional, Baton Rouge reading series River Writers and is currently editing a creative poetry anthology, fuck poems, to be released in 2013.
MRB Chelko holds an MFA from The University of New Hampshire and is Assistant Editor of the unbound journal Tuesday; An Art Project. Her work can be found in recent issues of Forklift, Ohio; Indiana Review; PANK; RealPoetik; and other journals. She has two chapbooks: The World after Czeslaw Milosz (Dream Horse Press, 2012) and What to Tell the Sleeping Babies (sunnyoutside, 2010).
Jackie Clark is the series editor of Poets off Poetry and Song of the Week for Coldfront Magazine. She is the recipient of a 2012 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in poetry and is a contributing writer for The Rumpus. Jackie lives in Jersey City and can be found online at nohelpforthat.com. Her first collection of poems, Aphoria, is forthcoming from Brooklyn Arts Press.
Adam Day is the recipient of a 2010 PSA Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has appeared in the Boston Review, APR, Poetry London, AGNI, The Iowa Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Guernica, and elsewhere. He coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia and Scotland, and is an Advisory Editor for the literary & comics journal, Catch Up.
Joe Fletcher is the author of two chapbooks of poetry: Already It Is Dusk (Brooklyn Arts Press) and Sleigh Ride (Factory Hollow Press). Other work can be found in jubilat, Octopus, Slope, Puerto Del Sol, Painted Bride Quarterly, Hoboeye, Hollins Critic, and elsewhere. He lives in Carrboro, North Carolina.
Jennifer H. Fortin lives in Syracuse, New York. Her first book of poems is Mined Muzzle Velocity (Lowbrow Press, 2011). She has a recent chapbook out on Poor Claudia, & one is forthcoming from Greying Ghost Press. Fortin co-founded & co-edits LEVELER.
P.J. Gallo lives in Washington, DC. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming in Apalachee Review, Bat City Review, H_NGM_N, Roanoke Review, Makeout Creek, OH NO, Independent Weekly, and elsewhere. He co-edits the online poetry journal, LEVELER.
Alec Hershman lives in St. Louis where he teaches at The Stevens Institute of Business and Arts and at Florissant Valley Community College. Other poems appear in recent and forthcoming issues of Cream City Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, The Journal, Burnside Review, Sycamore Review, Sugar House Review, CutBank and Washington Square. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MC Hyland is the author of Neveragainland (Lowbrow Press, 2010), and the chapbooks Every Night In Magic City (H_NGM_N, 2010), Residential, As In (Blue Hour Press, 2009) and (with Kate Lorenz and Friedrich Kerksieck) the hesitancies (Small Fires Press, 2006). She recently moved from Minneapolis to New York, where she's just started work toward a PhD at NYU.
Michael Johnson is a recent graduate of NC State University. He lives and works in Raleigh, NC, and serves as an editorial assistant for Birds, LLC, a small, independent poetry press.
Marcus Slease was born in Portadown, N. Ireland in 1974. He is the author of Godzenie (as well as numerous chapbooks). Some recent work has appeared in Poor Claudia (Crush edition), Spork, Forklift, Ohio, Housefire, and Everyday Genius. He lives in London and teaches English as a foreign language. Blogging happens at Never Mind the Beasts: www.marcusslease.blogspot.com
Matthew Johnstone has poems in GlitterPony, Fact-Simile, Horse Less Review, and Robot Melon. He is the author of Let's be close Rope to mast, you Old Light (Blue & Yellow Dog Press) and the chapbook I'm Sorry , About Baseball. He keeps a loose gaze on the Nashville poetry scene at hemouthsmewrong.
Christopher Shipman is author of Romeo’s Ugly Nose (allography Press), Human-Carrying Flight Technology (Blaze VOX Books), the chapbook I Carved Your Name (forthcoming from imaginary friend Press) and coauthor with DeWitt Brinson of Super Poems (forthcoming from Kattywompus Press). Latest poems appear or are forthcoming in journals such as Arkansas Review, Airplane Reading, Bayou Magazine, H_NGM_N, The Offending Adam, Spork Press and TENDE RLOIN, among others. Shipman has been featured on Verse Daily, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, has been on finalist lists for various poetry prizes, and has won the love of Sarah K. Jackson. Shipman is poetry editor for DIG Magazine of Baton Rouge, and teaches creative writing and lit to high schoolers in New Orleans.
A native of Philippi, West Virginia, Mike Smith teaches at Delta State University, where he also serves as editor of Tapestry, a literary journal focusing on the Mississippi Delta. He is a graduate of UNC-G, Hollins College, and the University of Notre Dame, and he’s published two full-length collections of poetry, How to Make a Mummy and Multiverse. His poems have appeared in Chattahoochee Review, DMQ, Hotel Amerika, The Iowa Review, Salt, and Shampoo, and the anthologies Visiting Dr. Williams and The Open Light: Poets of Notre Dame.
Joseph P. Wood is the author of two books of poetry, Fold of the Map (Salmon Poetry) and I & We (CW Books). He also has published five chapbooks; recent poems or essays have appeared in journals such as Boston Review, BOMB, Hotel Amerika, Arts & Letters Daily, Verse, among others. He is an instructor at The University of Alabama in the English Department, where he co-created Slash Pine Projects, an undergrad internship dedicated to book arts, community arts events, and—particularly exciting for him—undergrad artist exchanges, where students from two schools write and perform their work together.
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